2016 Grant Recipients

2016 Grant Recipients

Big Brother Big Sisters of Listowel & District $4,850
In-School Mentor Program
Lloyd and Nancy Robertson Family Fund
McGratten Children’s Fund
North Perth Smart & Caring Community Fund

City of Stratford – Stratford Police Services $2,000
Road to Mental Readiness Training
Brain & Mind Matters Community Fund with matching funds  from the The Cowan Foundation

Little Falls Public School Project $6,000
Promote student learning through hands-on experiences in nature
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund

Leading Mentally Healthy Schools Team Project $5,000
Brain & Mind Matters Community Fund with matching funds  from the The Cowan Foundation  

St. Marys Public Library $2,000
Maker Programming at the Library Project
The Reading Fund
Timothy Findley Fund

Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp Inc. $1,750
Camper Subsidies Program
George and Edna Hislop Family Fund
Jim and Laurel Laughton Family Fund
John and Colleen MacDonald Family Fund

Holy Name of Mary $3,200
Natural Outdoor Play and Learning Space Project
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund

House of Blessing $2,500
Stratford Sports for Kids Fund

Junior achievement  $1,300
Financial Literacy Skills Program
Maranger Family Fund

Maitland Valley Conservation Authority $4,800
IPM Fund (2005)
Meulensteen Tire Environment Fund
Smart & Caring Community Fund

North Perth Community of Character Initiative $2,500
John and Colleen MacDonald Family Fund

North Perth Community Hospice $500
Sid and Margaret Henry Fund

North Perth Public Library $600
North Perth Public Library Fund

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

SpringWorks Indie Theatre & Arts Festival $250
Hachborn-Courtnage Fund for the Arts

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

Stratford General Hospital Foundation $5,000
Strickland Community Fund

Stratford House of Blessing $2,000
Food Bank Protein Project
Melanson Family Fund

Stratford House of Blessing $8,000
Strategic Planning Project
Melanson Family Fund

Stratford Perth Museum $4500
Heritage Trails Project
Ideal Supply Community Fund

Stratford/Perth Shelterlink $1,683
Enabling Socialization and Learning Opportunities for Homeless and at Risk Youth Project
Richardson Family Fund

Stratford – Perth Family YMCA – Youth Centre $1,200
Rejuvenation Phase 3
Lloyd and Nancy Robertson Family Fund

Stratford Cross Country Ski Trail $1,000
Grooming Initiative
Orr Family Fund

Thamesview United Church $10,000
Thamesview Community Access Project
Melanson Family Fund

Emily Murphy Centre $1,500
Women’s Services Promotion Project
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund
Judi Hemmingway Memorial Fund

Stratford International Children’s Theatre Festival $5,000
Culliton Fund
Keith and Frances Culliton Family Fund
Smart & Caring Community Fund

Skate Stratford $2,000
All Wheels Park
Smart & Caring Community Fund

St. Marys Community Players $2,325
Upgrade to theatre auditorium chairs initiative
Smart & Caring Community Fund

United Way Perth-Huron $10,000
Crossing Bridges Project
Brain & Mind Matters Community Fund
Carnegie Family Fund
Smart & Caring Community Fund
The Cowan Foundation

University of Waterloo – Stratford Campus $1,500
Code-a-Character Project
Mathieson Family Fund

Upper Thames River Conservation Authority $1,00
Shakespeare Conservation Area Trail Enhancement Project
Smart & Caring Community Fund

Upper Thames River Conservation Authority $2,645
Field Windbreak – Tree Plantings
Donald McTavish Conservation Fund

Wellspring Stratford $2,000
Cancer Support Centre – Cook, Create, Compose Your Health  Programs
Frank and Edda Lang Family Fund
Irene McKennitt Fund for Nursing Excellence
Smart & Caring Community Fund

Scholarships 

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

Stratford Northwestern Secondary School
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, Ashley Murray $750
Gordon and Elaine Steed Family Fund, Jamie Simpson $750
Jean Aitcheson Nursing Scholarship Fund $1,000                   

 

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

 

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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.