More Sustainable Opportunities for Ontario Families and Residents Thanks to New Grants Announced Today

July 31, 2012

Ontario Trillium Foundation funding awarded to 419 local and province-wide community groups


The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is awarding Community grants to 386 local not-for-profit and charitable organizations across Ontario.

By boosting projects that collectively address local needs, these latest grants help create stronger, more vibrant communities. OTF funding provides lasting positive economic impact and supports the participation of not-for-profit organizations in community partnerships and capital projects, and the delivery of diverse, inclusive services and healthy social and recreational opportunities for families, youth and seniors.In addition to local Community grants, OTF is announcing 33 Province-Wide grants. The social and economic impact of this broad funding to larger organizations will benefit communities across the province.


“Ontario Trillium Foundation’s grants make a sustainable, lasting impact across the province. They help to create economically strong communities by funding projects that boost opportunities for employment and training and improve significantly the quality of life for families and individuals of all ages and abilities.”
– Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport

“Volunteers and not-for-profit organizations work hard to meet the changing needs of the population they serve. Thanks to OTF funding, they can strengthen the fabric of their communities and make a much greater impact.”
– Lucille Roch, Acting Chair, Board of Directors, OTF


A leading grant-maker in Canada, the Ontario Trillium Foundation strengthens the capacity of the voluntary sector through investments in community-based initiatives. An agency of the Government of Ontario, OTF builds healthy and vibrant communities.


• Lists of Community grants
• List of Province-Wide grants


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