2017 Grant Recipients

2017 Grant Recipients

Avon Trail $3000 
Design and Implementation of new Website
Ideal Supply Community Fund
Mansbridge Environment Fund

Big Brother Big Sisters of Listowel & District $1,500
In-School Mentor Program
North Perth Smart & Caring Community Fund
Jim & Laurel Laughton Family Fund

Camp Bimini $6,000
Cook’s Cabin renovations
Mathieson Family Fund
Melanson Family Fund

Choices for Change $11,700
Client & Family Engagement Strategy Implementation, Dialectical Behaviour training (DBI) and acquired Brain Injury (ABI) training Programs Richardson Family Fund
Brain & Mind Matters Community Fund with matching funds from The Cowan Foundation

Elgin Missionary Church $700 
Non-Denominational Project Funding
Laverne Heath Fund

Emily Murphy Centre $3,000 
Access for all Initiative
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund
Judi Hemmingway Memorial Fund

Family Services Perth-Huron $7,500 
Youth Counselling Waitlist reduction
Brain & Mind Matters Community Fund with matching funds from The Cowan Foundation and RBC Royal Bank

Gallery Stratford $4,000
Family Art Sundays and After-School Art Program
Culliton Family Fund
McGratten Children’s Fund

Guelph to Goderich (G2G) Trail Inc. $3,000 
Perth Trailhead Development
IPM (2005) Fund

Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp Inc. $1,000 
Camper Subsidies Larkworthy Family Fund

Huron-Perth Centre for Children & Youth $3,500
Building resilient Communities
Brain & Mind Matters Community Fund

John Howard Society $500
Funding for Inmate Projects and Initiatives
Dave Persad Fund

Ladies of the CNR $5,000
Historical Performance Project
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund

Milverton Agricultural Society $2,200 
Accessible Bathrooms Project
Smart & Caring Community Fund

Municipality of North Perth $2,900 
Memorial Park – Walkway & Lighting
Carnegie Family Fund
Meulensteen Tire Environment Fund

North Perth Community Hospice $500
For Current Programming
Sid and Margaret Henry Fund

North Perth Public Library $400
For Current Programming
North Perth Public Library Fund

Optimism Place $2,000
Healthy relationships LGBTQ+ & Pilot Program
Lloyd and Nancy Robertson Family Fund

Perth District Health Unit  $2,800 
Perth County Sunscreen Dispenser Project
John and Colleen MacDonald Family Fund

Royal Canadian Legion $3,000
New Air Conditioning Unit
Ideal Supply Community Fund
North Perth Smart & Caring Community Fund

St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation $7,500 
Parkwood Planning & Pacing app
Brain & Mind Matters Community Fund with matching funds from The Cowan Foundation

St. Marys Museum $1,500
Early Settlers & Community Development Program
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund
St. Marys Smart & Caring Community Fund

St. Marys Public Library  $5,500 
Digital Media Lab
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund
The Reading Fund
Smart & Caring Community Fund

St. Marys Youth Centre $1,500
Inclusion for all Project
Maranger Family Fund

Salvation Army North Perth $2,600 
Sports Subsidies for Children
North Perth Sports for Kids Fund

Salvation Army Stratford $1,000 
Hockey Bursary Program
John Mavity Hockey Legacy Fund

Social Research and Planning Council $4,500 
myPerthHuron Data Initiative
Melanson Family Fund

SpringWorks Indie Theatre & Arts Festival $300
Giant Puppet Project
Hachborn-Courtnage Fund for the Arts

Stratford Chefs School $1,500
Summer Explorer Initiative
Keith and Francis Culliton Family Fund
Smart & Caring Community Fund

Stratford General Hospital Foundation $5,000
Anesthetic Equipment Strickland Community Fund

Stratford House of Blessing $6,500 
Food Bank Flooring Project
Melanson Family Fund

Stratford Perth Community Foundation $4,500
Stratford Perth Community Foundation DesRosiers Endowment for the Advancement of Stratford Perth Community Foundation
Tim MacDonald Founding Chair, Operating Endowment Fund

Stratford Perth Museum $2000
Franklin Expedition Student Access Project
Orr Family Fund

Stratford Public Library $24,468
Capital Projects
Stratford Public Library Foundation Literacy Fund

Stratford Summer Music $350 
Music for an Avon Morning
Frank and Edda Lang Family Fund

The Local Community Food Centre $5,814 
Loving Spoonfuls Project
George and Edna Hislop Family Fund
John and Leslie Wright Family Fund
Brain & Mind Matters Community Fund with matching funds from The Cowan Foundation

Upper Thames River Conservation Authority $3,600
Tree Plantings
Donald McTavish Conservation Fund

Wellspring Stratford Cancer Support Centre $300 
Celebrating 10 Years Initiative
Irene McKennitt Fund for Nursing Excellence

Celebrating Canada’s 150th

Playmakers! Theatre School $4,815
Stratford Lantern Parade
Community Foundations of Canada 150th Fund
Smart & Caring Community Fund

Stratford Perth Heritage Foundation $1,900 
Spring Education Programming
Community Foundations of Canada 150th Fund
Smart & Caring Community Fund

Stratford Public Library $1,173
Preserving Personal History at Your Library
Community Foundations of Canada 150th Fund
Smart & Caring Community Fund

The Local Community Food Centre $12,088 
Community Garden
Community Foundations of Canada 150th Fund
Smart & Caring Community Fund

Scholarships

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

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

2016 Grant Recipients

2015 Grant Recipients

Previous Community Grant Recipients

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The Stratford Perth Community Foundation enriches the lives of people in Perth County by providing support to charitable organizations through grants made possible by responsible stewardship of endowment funds.