2019 Grant Recipients

Smart & Caring Community Grants

North Perth Smart & Caring Community Fund
Choices for Change Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselling Centre $1,500
North Perth Community of Character (Community Living North Perth) $1,000

Perth East Smart & Caring Community Fund
Township of Perth East $1,500

Perth South Smart & Caring Community Fund
Camp Bimini $2,500

St. Marys Smart & Caring Community Fund
St. Marys Museum (Friends of the St. Marys Museum) $2,500

Stratford Smart & Caring Community Fund
Off The Wall Stratford Artists Alliance $7,500

West Perth Smart & Caring Community Fund
Municipality of West Perth $1,750

 

The county-wide Smart & Caring Community Fund (Stratford, St. Marys and Perth County) supports a range of community grants as listed on this page.

Designated Grants

Elgin Missionary Church $500
Laverne Heath Fund

John Howard Society $500
Dave Persad Fund

Kiwanis Club of Stratford $3,500
Geoff and Marion Neigh Fund

Maitland Valley Conservation Authority $25,150
Middle Maitland Restoration Fund, Meulensteen Tire Environment Fund

North Perth Community Hospice $50
Sid and Margaret Henry Fund

North Perth Public Library $200
North Perth Public Library Fund

Ontario Student Nutrition Program Huron Perth $500
Teahen Family Nutrition and Wellbeing Fund

Salvation Army Stratford $1,500
John Mavity Hockey Legacy Fund , Stratford Sports Fund for Kids

Salvation Army North Perth $1,500
North Perth Sports for Kids Fund

Stratford Perth Community Foundation $37,500
DesRosiers Endowment for the Advancement of the Stratford Perth Community Foundation,
Tim MacDonald Founding Chair Operating Endowment Fund

Scholarships

Listowel District Secondary School $1,200
Teahen Construction and Design Scholarship Fund
Tim MacDonald Scholarship Fund

St. Marys District Collegiate and Vocational Institute $200
Teahen Construction and Design Scholarship Fund

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

Stratford Central Secondary School $5,950
Alan Slater Memorial Scholarship Fund
Hayter Family Scholarship Fund
Ian Garner Scholarship Fund
Neigh Scholarship Fund
Peter Donaldson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Teahen Construction and Design Scholarship Fund

Stratford Northwestern Secondary School $5,050
Gordon and Elaine Steed Family Fund
Hayter Family Scholarship Fund
Jean Aitcheson Nursing Scholarship Fund
Peter and Lisa Hyde Family Fund
Scott Diamond Legacy Fund
Teahen Construction and Design Scholarship Fund

Community Grants

Avon Trail $1,250
Mansbridge Environment Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Listowel and District $2,000
Carnegie Family Fund, Maranger Family Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Central Perth Public School $500
Smart & Caring Community Fund

Choices for Change Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselling Centre $600
Jim and Laurel Laughton Family Fund

Facile Perth $4,000
Richardson Family Fund

Family Services Perth-Huron $6,950
George and Edna Hislop Family Fund, McGratten Children’s Fund, Mathieson Family Fund, Lloyd and Nancy Robertson Youth Initiative Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Habitat for Humanity Heartland Ontario $2,000
John and Colleen MacDonald Family Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Millbank & District Recreation Association (Township of Perth East) $5,000
Culliton Fund, Ideal Supply Community Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Milverton Public School $2,200
International Plowing Match (2005) Fund, Judy Reibling Legacy Fund

Off The Wall Stratford Artists Alliance $1,850
Hachborn-Courtnage Fund for the Arts, Frank and Edda Lang Family Fund, Laura Pogson Child and Youth Fund, Stratford Perth Youth Arts Fund

Optimist Club of Mitchell (Municipality of West Perth) $1,500
Smart & Caring Community Fund

PEACe: Perth Elder Abuse Committee (Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church) $6,500
Larkworthy Family Fund, John and Leslie Wright Fund, Melanson Family Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

Sebringville Athletic Association $1,500
Smart & Caring Community Fund

St. Marys Youth Centre (Town of St. Marys) $4,000
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund

Stratford Public Library $4,000
Orr Family Fund, The Reading Fund, Melanson Family Fund,
Smart & Caring Community Fund

Technical Training Group (County of Perth) $5,000
Melanson Family Fund

The Emily Murphy Centre $5,000
Annie and Isabelle Chesterfield Fund, Judi Hemmingway Memorial Fund, Smart & Caring Community Fund

The Local Community Food Centre $2,100
International Plowing Match (2005) Fund, Keith and Frances Culliton Family Fund

The Stratford Arts Foundation $1,000
Tim and Heidi Culliton Family Fund

Upper Thames River Conservation Authority $4,600
Donald McTavish Conservation Fund

Wellspring Stratford Cancer Support Centre (Wellspring London) $300
Irene McKennitt Fund for Nursing Excellence

Grant Selection in Process $20,000
Brain and Mind Matters Community Fund matched by The Cowan Foundation

Previous Grant Recipients

2018  |  2017  |  2016  |  2015