2017 grants for Cambridge, Ontario charities

Mark PetersenGrants

Charities located in and serving the community of Cambridge, Ontario are warmly invited to apply for grants from Bridgeway Foundation’s Cambridge Fund in 2017.  Grants will focus on local benefit for this community.  Applicants should be ready to define the impact of the proposed initiative. Applications will be open between August 23, 2017 and September 30, 2017.   We will … Read More

Stronger Together 2016 grants announced

Mark PetersenNews

The five partners of Stronger Together 2016 are pleased to announce the awarding of over $1m in grants to 17 Canadian Christian charities in grants which focus on innovation.  Beneficiaries of these grants are charitable organizations and institutions stretching from British Columbia to New Brunswick. These grants were awarded in a competitive process which began with 43 LOIs being received … Read More

Celebrating the spark in young social entrepreneurs

Mark PetersenNews

We’re pleased to announce the awarding of seven Stronger Together Grants totaling $100,000 to eight young social entrepreneurs who will be honoured at a gala on October 28, 2016.  Social enterprises include a variety of creative approaches to reach marginalized groups: Turning restaurant meals into funding for reducing hunger Printing books for the elderly with dementia Providing industrial cleaning jobs … Read More

Stronger Together grants for 2016

Mark PetersenGrants

A significant new round of grants valued at $1 million is currently open for charities seeking an impetus to launching a new innovation in their charity programming.  For the month of July, our MyGrants application module is receiving LOIs from eligible organizations. A group of five private grantmakers are working together to advance this round of grants; more may be added. … Read More

Updated portfolio for 2015 grants

Mark PetersenCapacity Building

Grants made in the second half of 2015 are now listed in our portfolio.  Grants were awarded by our grantmaker, Bridgeway Foundation, and were focused on “capacity building”.  While many charities succeed at raising funds for programming, it is a challenge to find donors who consider strengthening charity health and viability by investing in their often unseen infrastructure or support … Read More

End-of-year grants from Bridgeway

Mark PetersenCapacity Building

Stronger Philanthropy’s grantmaking partner Bridgeway Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded grants to 15 organizations at its last grantmaking meeting of 2015. Bridgeway Foundation Grants Awarded – December 2015 Organization Name Project Name Amount Awarded City Prov Purpose of Investment Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region In-School Mentoring $5,000 Cambridge ON To provide ongoing in-school mentoring of … Read More