Research for healthy reintegration

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Chab Dai Coalition has undertaken the Butterfly Project, the first longitudinal re-integration research study seeking to follow children and adult sexually-exploited/trafficked survivors over a ten year period, starting from when they are in the aftercare programs through re-integration. This research has been following a cohort of 128 survivors since 2010 and is planned to finish in 2019. Now the project … Read More

Faith in transition

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Power to Change – Students, a member of Power to Change Ministries, is committed to communicating the message of God’s love and forgiveness as an essential part of student life. P2C-S seeks to engage thousands of students each year and encourage them in their spiritual journey by building authentic relationships, effectively communicating the gospel, and equipping Christians to share their … Read More

Improving quality of service for volunteers

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Our nation needs a safe, authentic, engaging place to discuss the person of Jesus.  Transformed lives transform society.  Alpha Canada is strategically placed with its innovations to reach more people than ever before. Organization Name: Alpha Ministries Canada Location: Richmond, BC Project Name: Alpha Concierge Project Amount Awarded: $85,000.00 Date Awarded: 12/10/2016 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation, John & Rebecca Horwood, Kehila Fund, Redleaf … Read More

Out of the ivory tower

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Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC) is a network of 34 faith-based universities, colleges and seminaries across Canada. Historically most of these campuses were teaching institutions. Today many are seeking to expand their research capacity to bolster their scholarship. This research shift comes at a time when faith-based campuses are under increasing pressure to demonstrate their relevance to constituents. Organization Name: … Read More

Connecting to grassroots ministry

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Partners International Canada is creating a web-based platform to empower and affirm their development ministry partners by providing a communication tool for enhanced field management, enable donors to create and save their own preference based ministry information, and enable churches to form their own online groups to promote ongoing fundraising initiatives. Organization Name: Partners International Canada Location: Brampton, ON Project Name: Global … Read More

Making housing affordable

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Affordable housing is a pressing need in many communities. Churches with surplus facilities, or making changes to worship practices, can meet this core community need. Indwell, for the first time, is partnering with a local church to develop a blended worship/ministry space and an affordable housing community. Developing a workable long-term operating agreement between a church and a charity is … Read More