Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition

Vision 2020: Growing Green in Simcoe County
Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition
$177,000 (over 2 yrs)
www.simcoecountygreenbelt.ca

Grant Stream: Expansion Consultation Fund
Date Approved: June 20, 2018

The project engages residents, local stakeholders and community groups in local growth management issues and implementation of the provincial Greenbelt and Growth Plans.

 

 

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Wellington Water Watchers

Expanding the Greenbelt in the Grand River Watershed
Wellington Water Watchers
$10,760 (over 3 months)
www.wellingtonwaterwatchers.ca

Grant Stream: Expansion Consultation Fund
Date Approved: March 20, 2018

Local residents, concerned about water supplies / availability in Wellington County use social media to increase awareness of the provincial consultations considering expansion of the Greenbelt and encourage participation and support.

 

 

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Ontario Farmland Trust

Growing Farmer Support for Growing the Greenbelt
Ontario Farmland Trust
$74,195 (over 1 year)
www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca

Grant Stream: Expansion Consultation Fund
Date Approved: June 20, 2018

The project engages farmers in the Outer Ring through extensive outreach activities in order to understand urban growth pressures on farming and concerns / support for Greenbelt expansion.

 

 

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Ontario Farmland Trust

Farmland protection through Greenbelt expansion
Ontario Farmland Trust
$8,050 (over 4 months)
www.ontariofarmlandtrust.ca

Grant Stream: Expansion Consultation Fund
Date Approved: February 23, 2017

The project develops a technical submission for the Greenbelt expansion consultations, linking the long-term health of water systems and agricultural viability in the Outer Ring.

 

 

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North Dufferin Agricultural Community Taskforce (NDACT)

NDACT and Expansion of the Greenbelt
North Dufferin Agricultural Community Taskforce (NDACT)
$15,000 (over 10 months)
www.ndact.com

Grant Stream: Expansion Consultation Fund
Date Approved: June 20, 2018

Community meetings and activities increase citizen and stakeholders understanding of the agricultural, ecological and economic value of protecting farmland and water resources in Dufferin County.

 

 

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National Farmers Union - Ontario

Mobilizing Farmers
National Farmers Union - Ontario
$25,000 (over 9 months)
www.nfuontario.ca/new/

Grant Stream: Expansion Consultation Fund
Date Approved: February 23, 2018

NFU-Ontario engages its local membership by promoting awareness of provincial consultations, hosting facilitated discussions on growth pressures and farmland and protection and submitting formal comments to the province.

 

 

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Langford Conservancy

Community Organizing to Grow the Greenbelt
Langford Conservancy
$25,000 (over 9 months)
www.lconserv.org

Grant Stream: Expansion Consultation Fund
Date Approved: February 23, 2018

Langford Conservancy will increase awareness about provincial consultations taking place to protect water resrouces and how their members can participate. The conservancy will also collaborate with its members to develop a formal submission to the province.

 

 

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Ecospark

Grow the Greenbelt to protect our waters
Ecospark
$37,930 (over 3 months)
www.ecospark.ca

Grant Stream: Expansion Consultation Fund
Date Approved: February 23, 2018

The Oak Ridges Moraine Partnership (Ecospark, Ontario Nature, STORM) researches and develops a technical/science-based submission as part of the provincial consultations considering expansion of the Greenbelt. Document to be shared among a network of community organizations to increase understanding of the issues and needs.

 

 

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Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO)

Engaging Stakeholders in Greenbelt Expansion Consultations
Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO)
$8,080 (over 3 months)
www.efao.ca

Grant Stream: Expansion Consultation Fund
Date Approved: February 23, 2018

Activities promote awareness of provincial consultations considering Greenbelt expansion and encourage participation by farmers. Capacity funding supports a joint submission with the Organic Council of Ontario.

 

 

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Alternatives Inc.

Engaging stakeholders to expand the Greenbelt into the Waterloo Region and Guelph/Wellington
Alternatives Inc.
$16,750 (over 3 months)
www.alternativesjournal.ca

Grant Stream: Expansion Consultation Fund
Date Approved: February 23, 2018

Educational community events in Waterloo, Kitchener and Guelph, discuss the importance of preserving farmland and sensitive environmental lands, encourage participation in the provincial consultations to consider expansion of the Greenbelt.

 

 

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