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Trillium grants help Hamilton organizations improve facilities

MPP’s Donna Skelly and Neil Lumsden announced today that the Ontario government is providing more than $1,492,800 in capital grant funding through the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to help 14 non-profit organizations in Hamilton deliver much-needed community support programs. “Non-profit organizations have a positive impact on the lives of people in their communities,” said Donna Skelly, MPP for Flamborough-Glanbrook. “The OTF investments in infrastructure will improve accessibility and ensure that the programs that enhance participants’ experiences will continue to be delivered.”

“Non-profit organizations across our province deliver programming that makes a difference – whether helping people train for new careers, learn new things or simply connect with those around them,” said Neil Lumsden, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport. “That’s why capital grant support is so important. With this funding, we’re helping to ensure that the spaces that provide these vital services remain the heart of Ontario’s communities.”

To improve the infrastructure that Ontarians need to thrive, this funding is a part of an Ontario government investment of more than $37 million in capital grant funding to help 417 non-profit organizations across the province deliver much-needed community support programs. These grants will support organizations that are making a positive impact in communities throughout the province. This includes [recipient].

“Safe, accessible and well-equipped infrastructure is essential for healthy, vibrant communities. Having appropriate spaces and equipment ensures that non-profit organizations can deliver high-quality programming to the communities they serve,” said Katharine Bambrick, CEO, Ontario Trillium Foundation. “These capital projects are vital and are expected to enhance over 4.5 million square feet of community spaces for Ontarians.” 

Funded projects will:

  • Improve access to facilities, programs, activities and services
  • Improve existing spaces and support new build projects
  • Make better use of technology

Hamilton capital grant recipients are:

  • Royal Canadian Legion Waterdown   $126,200
  • T.E.A.D. Equestrian Assn. for the Disabled   $82,400
  • YMCA Hamilton   $150,000
  • Liberty for Youth    $108,900
  • Art Gallery of Hamilton   $149,700

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