Community Foundation Grants support local projects

Grants totaling $248,180 from the community foundation Gray Bruce will help launch several new projects and initiatives in the region this winter.

Local charities and nonprofits applied to three programs in the fall, choosing from Children Can Play Bruce Gray, Fall Community Grants or Capital Grants.

Community Living Kincardine & District applied for the Kids Can Play Bruce Gray grant stream to provide training and resources to help coaches, volunteers and the community make their programs more inclusive. The $3,000 grant will support a website, sensory and inclusion toolkit, and presentations.

Bruce Gray Mentorship applied for a Capital Grant opportunity to improve their outdoor space. In addition to improving safety and convenience, the $20,000 grant will support basketball courts and outdoor play areas.

Other organizations receiving funding from CFGB this fall include Bruce Peninsula Biosphere, Georgian Bay Symphony, Earth Day Greybruce, Southampton Arts, Greybruce Hospice, Hanley Institute and Tobermory Gathering Place.

Community Foundation Gray Bruce manages more than 165 endowments created by local donors that generate income as grants paid to charities and nonprofits to improve the quality of life in Gray and Bruce Counties.

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