2018 Grant Recipients

Autism Society Ontario – Huron Perth Chapter $5,350
Independent Facilitation and Planning for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Maranger Family Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Listowel & District $1,400
In-School Mentor Program
Carnegie Family Fund

Choices for Change Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselling Centre $3,000
Client and Family Engagement Strategy Phase 2
John and Colleen MacDonald Family Fund

Choices for Change Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselling Centre $2,500
Addiction Recovery and Physical Fitness Program Development
Larkworthy Family Fund, Stratford Smart & Caring Community Fund

Choices for Change Alcohol, Drug & Gambling Counselling Centre $3,250
Family Counselling Program Development
Brain and Mind Matters Community Fund ~ matched by The Cowan Foundation

Emily Murphy Centre Second Stage Residences $6,000
Emily Murphy Centre Re-Branding
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund

Family Services Perth-Huron $2,800
Brain Injury Counselling
Culliton Fund

Family Services Perth-Huron $8,620
Family Counselling Project
Melanson Family Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Foundation for Education / EatFit Project $3,000
Mentorship Camp – Cape Dorset, Nunavut
Jim and Laurel Laughton Family Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Friends of the St. Marys Museum / St. Marys Museum $5,000
Art, Ink, Imagination Exhibit
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund, The Reading Fund

Gallery Stratford $5,000
Create – Community – Connect: Family Art Sunday Program
Lloyd and Nancy Robertson Family Fund, Stratford Smart & Caring Community Fund

Guelph to Goderich Trail Inc. $6,000
Perth Harvest Pathway – Trail Grading and Surface Improvement
Ideal Supply Community Fund, Perth East Smart & Caring Community Fund

Hermione Presents / Springworks $2,300
SpringWorks Puppets – Mini Fest Pilot Project
Hachborn-Courtnage Fund for the Arts Fund, Stratford Perth Youth Arts Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp Inc. $500
Single Mother and Children’s Camp – Camper Subsidies
Judi Hemmingway Memorial Fund

Huron-Perth Centre for Children & Youth $6,100
Building Resilient Communities
Brain and Mind Matters Community Fund ~ matched by The Cowan Foundation and The RBC Foundation

Junior Achievement $1,400
Dollars with Sense and Economics for Success student workshops
Keith and Frances Culliton Family Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Maitland Valley Conservation Authority $5,000
Middle Maitland Headwater Restoration – McIntosh Community Planting
Carnegie Family Fund, International Plowing Match Fund (2005)Meulensteen Tire Environment Fund

ONE CARE Home and Community Support Services $4,000
Supporting Meals on Wheels
John and Leslie Wright Fund

Playmakers! Theatre School $2,000         
Stratford Lantern Parade
Richardson Family Fund

St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation $17,600
Launching the Parkwood Planning and Pacing App: Phase 3
Brain and Mind Matters Community Fund ~ matched by The Cowan Foundation

Stratford House of Blessing $2,100
Food Flow Project
Stratford Smart & Caring Community Fund

Stratford-Perth Family YMCA $2,200
Youth Engagement and Program Enhancement – The Creative Process
Mathieson Family FundLloyd and Nancy Robertson Family Fund

Stratford-Perth Family YMCA $500
Mitchell Youth Centre
West Perth Smart & Caring Community Fund

Stratford-Perth Humane Society $1,000
Humane Education School Visits
Frank and Edda Lang Family Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Stratford Perth Museum $2,000
Steed Gazebo Animation Project
Orr Family Fund

The Local Community Food Centre $2,500            
Community Access Outreach Market
North Perth Smart & Caring Community Fund

The Local Community Food Centre $2,050
Compost Education Program
Mansbridge Environment Fund, Judy Reibling Legacy Fund, Stratford Smart & Caring Community Fund

The Local Community Food Centre $2,700
Loving Spoonfuls Program – Gardening Component
George and Edna Hislop Family Fund, Stratford Smart & Caring Community Fund

Town of St. Marys $3,300
Junior Lifeguard Club
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund, Perth South Smart & Caring Community Fund

Town of St. Marys / St. Marys Youth Centre: $4,500
Learning Healthy Cooking and Meal Preparation
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund, McGratten Children’s Fund, St.Marys Smart & Caring Community Fund

United Way Perth Huron – PF Solutions $2,050
PFS Bridge Counselling
Brain and Mind Matters Community Fund ~ matched by The Cowan Foundation

Upper Thames River Conservation Authority $3,202.12
Tree Planting and Addressing Local Invasive Species
Donald McTavish Conservation Fund

Wellspring Stratford Cancer Support Centre $7,680
Aquafit, Art Therapy and Acoustics
Irene McKennitt Fund for Nursing Excellence, Melanson Family Fund, Richardson Family Fund

 

Designated Grants

Canadian Diabetes Association $10,000
Melanson Family Fund

Canadian Red Cross Society $15,000
Melanson Family Fund

Elgin Missionary Church $700
Laverne Heath Fund

John Howard Society $600
Dave Persad Fund

Municipality of North Perth / Listowel Legion $21,500
North Perth Smart & Caring Community Fund

North Perth Community Hospice $500
Sid and Margaret Henry Fund

North Perth Public Library $500
North Perth Public Library Fund

Salvation Army North Perth $3,000 
North Perth Sports for Kids Fund

Salvation Army Stratford $2,000 
John Mavity Hockey Legacy Fund, Stratford Sports Fund for Kids

Stratford General Hospital Foundation $22,000
Melanson Family Fund, Strickland Community Fund

Stratford Perth Community Foundation $6,000
DesRosiers Endowment for the Advancement of the SPCF, Tim MacDonald Founding Chair Operating Endowment Fund

Stratford Public Library $35,032
Stratford Public Library Building Fund, Stratford Public Library Literacy Fund

The Local Community Food Centre $10,000
Melanson Family Fund 

 

Scholarships

Stratford Central Secondary School
Peter Donaldson Memorial Fund $1,500
Ian Garner Scholarship Fund $1,000
Neigh Scholarship $1,000
Neigh Scholarship $1,000
Alan Slater Memorial Scholarship $500

Stratford Northwestern Secondary School
Jean Aitcheson Nursing Scholarship Fund $1,000
Scott Diamond Legacy Fund $1,000
Peter and Lisa Hyde Family Fund $350
Gordon and Elaine Steed Family Fund $750
Gordon and Elaine Steed Family Fund $750
Gordon and Elaine Steed Family Fund $750

St. Michael Secondary School
Peter and Lisa Hyde Family Fund $350