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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Environment Hamilton

A Resilient Greenbelt Needs Places to Grow
Environment Hamilton
$58,597 (over 1 year)
www.environmenthamilton.org

Grant Stream: Resilient Greenbelt
Date Approved: June 20, 2018

The project raises awareness among Hamilton residents about local growth management issues and impacts on the Greenbelt. It will also support the protection of farmland and natural systems in the City of Hamilton, increasing urban intensification and halting sprawl.

 

 

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GREENBELT FOUNDATION ACCEPTING FUNDING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL GRANT ROUND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 24, 2018

GREENBELT FOUNDATION ACCEPTING FUNDING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL GRANT ROUND

The Greenbelt Foundation invites applications for funding to protect and enhance Ontario’s Greenbelt and its water systems in particular

Applications are now open through the Greenbelt Foundation’s Prosperous Greenbelt and Resilient Greenbelt funding streams. Eligible charities and non-profit organizations are encouraged to submit their project ideas by September 28, 2018. The Greenbelt Foundation particularly welcomes applications for projects related to enhancing the Greenbelt’s water resource systems and the role they play in the continued prosperity and high quality of life offered in the Greater Golden Horseshoe.

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Neptis Foundation

Monitoring Growth in the Greater Golden Horseshoe
Neptis Foundation
$300,000 (over 3 years)
www.neptis.org

Grant Stream: Resilient Greenbelt
Date Approved: March 20, 2018

The Neptis Geoweb, a mapping and digital information platform, will be used to increase community awareness and understanding of the current forces shaping growth in their community. Subsequent community collaborations to model different growth scenarios will enable councillors, stakeholders and the public to understand the impact of land use planning on their communities, natural heritage and farmland. Visualization tools will support this work.

 

 

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Green Thumbs Growing Kids

Sell What You Sow
Green Thumbs Growing Kids
$2,500 (over 3 months)
www.greenthumbsto.org

Grant Stream: Resilient Greenbelt
Date Approved: June 20, 2018

Young adults will partner with a Greenbelt farmer to explore and understanding food production.

 

 

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Waterfront Regeneration Trust

Greenbelt to Great Lakes--Connecting 3,000 km of Extraordinary Coastal and Countryside Cycling to Sustainability
Waterfront Regeneration Trust
$125,000 (over 2 years)
www.waterfronttrail.org

Grant Stream: Prosperous Greenbelt
Date Approved: June 20, 2018

Accessibility to the 475km Greenbelt Cycle Route (a designated Ontario Trail of Distinction) is enhanced through the completion of three (3) new urban connector routes (mapped and signed) and GO Transit promotions. Promotion of a 1,000km loop with the Waterfront Trail increases the profile of Ontario as a cycling destination.

 

 

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Toronto and Region Conservation Area

Ajax river valley biodiversity - Greenbelt urban river valley connector program
Toronto and Region Conservation Area
$14,793 (over 5 months)
www.trca.ca

Grant Stream: Prosperous Greenbelt
Date Approved: June 20, 2018

The vision for a 10km Riverwalk connecting the Towns of Erin and Hillsburgh will provide outdoor recreation infrastructure for local residents and support economic prosperity for businesses in the area. This project defines a trail route and design specifications for a portion of the Riverwalk in downtown Erin.

 

 

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Town of Erin

Erin Rotary River Trail Phase 2
Town of Erin
$30,000 (over 1 yr)
www.erin.ca

Grant Stream: Prosperous Greenbelt
Date Approved: March 20, 2018

The vision for a 10km Riverwalk connecting the Towns of Erin and Hillsburgh will provide outdoor recreation infrastructure for local residents and support economic prosperity for businesses in the area. This project defines a trail route and design specifications for a portion of the Riverwalk in downtown Erin.

 

 

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