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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The Shared Path Consultation Initiative

Indigenous-Municipal Engagement Program
The Shared Path Consultation Initiative
$210,260 (over 3 yrs)
www.sharedpath.ca

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

First Nations, Metis and Indigenous communities are partnering with land use professionals (CIP, OPPI, FCM) to develop a leading example of an Indigenous-Municipal engagement program that increases the extent to which Indigenous voices and rights are recognized and sustained as an integral part of municipal, Greenbelt and Ontario land use planning processes. Three (3) relationship agreements, an adaptable toolkit and a network of practioners and experts will be created. The project strengthens Indigenous communities / peoples in the region and cultural identity of the Greenbelt.

 

 

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The Shared Path Consultation Initiative

Indigenous-Municipal Engagement Program - planning grant
The Shared Path Consultation Initiative
$2,500 (over 2 months)
www.sharedpath.ca

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

A planning grant provides capacity to develop partnerships and a workplan for an Indigenous-Municipal Education Toolkit / program in order to enhance communications, relationships and knowledge sharing on land use planning issues.

 

 

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The Riverwood Conservancy

Critters and Creeks - Greenbelt Urban River Valley Connector program
The Riverwood Conservancy
$21,333 (over 4 months)
www.theriverwoodconservancy.org

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

Riverwood’s secluded river valley lands (Mississauga) engage local students and residents to enjoy and learn about the ecology of these unique spaces. Stewardship training will help improve the health of the ravine and Greenbelt.

 

 

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Foodshare

Greenbelt Farmers' Market Network
Foodshare
$50,000 (over 1 yr)
www.foodshare.net

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

Support is provided to over 90 farmers' markets across the Greater Golden Horseshoe to increase the volume, diversity and sales of local food from local farmers.

 

 

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Working Women Community Center / Friends of Parkway Forest Park

Be a Native Plant Guru - Greenbelt Urban River Valley Connector program
Working Women Community Center / Friends of Parkway Forest Park
$11,460 (over 3 months)
www.workingwomencc.org

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

Volunteers (50) are trained to facilitate the use, enjoyment and stewardship of local ravine areas along the Don River Valley in North Toronto. Volunteers will host guided walks with diverse communities, share knowledge about indigenous plants and organize plantings in the community to increase biodiversity and support the health of the river and the Greenbelt.

 

 

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David Suzuki Foundation

Butterflyway - Greenbelt urban river valley connector program
David Suzuki Foundation
$25,000 (over 5 months)
www.davidsuzuki.org

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

Pollinator friendly art / canoe planters are installed in parks and public spaces in the upper reaches of the Rouge River and Don River (Mount Joy Creek) watersheds to facilitate the use, enjoyment and stewardship of local ravine areas. Over 2,000 neighbourhood residents will participate in plantings, learn about the importance of pollinators, urban river valleys and the Greenbelt. Volunteers will maintain the pollinator gardens and encourage the creation of additional gardens in the area (i.e. with corporate partners, homeowners and other landowners).

 

 

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