Buy a meal, give a meal

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Organization Name: Mealshare Location: Edmonton, AB Project Name: Growing Mealshare’s Capacity Amount Awarded: $40,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Purpose of Investment: To hire a full-time manager for frontline staff, enabling continued strong growth of a new hunger relief charity. Executive Summary: Mealshare exists to combat youth hunger. Mealshare … Read More

Community ponds and gardens sustain Ghanaian youths

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Organization Name: Ghana Rural Integrated Development (GRID) Location: Milton, ON Project Name: Ghana Youth Initiative: Growing a Future Amount Awarded: $100,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Kehila Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Purpose of Investment: To pilot a sustainable income-generating and savings program for adolescents in NW Ghana using fish hatcheries in community ponds and gardens for … Read More

No jet lag with virtual reality

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Organization Name: Health Partners International of Canada Location: Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC Project Name: Bringing Donors to the Field through Virtual Reality Amount Awarded: $50,000.00 Date Awarded: 18/11/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Purpose of Investment: To produce a virtual reality (VR) video to be used in engage current and future supporters, leading to a donor base that is … Read More

Researching why some churches flourish

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Organization Name: Ambrose University Location: Calgary, AB Project Name: Flourishing Congregations Institute Research – National Survey Phase Amount Awarded: $56,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Kehila Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Purpose of Investment: To conduct national research of over 3000 paid staff, board members, ministry leaders, and attendees from Catholic, mainline and conservative evangelical churches regarding the qualities … Read More

Cultivating interns, organically

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Organization Name: A Rocha Canada Location: Surrey, BC Project Name: Homes of Hospitality: Integrating Environmental Stewardship and Spiritual Growth Amount Awarded: $45,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Purpose of Investment: To facilitate the growth of a residential internship program for environmental education … Read More

Proactively pursuing student wellness

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Organization Name: Trinity Western University Location: Langley, BC Project Name: Student Success Plan (SSP) Amount Awarded: $100,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Purpose of Investment: To expand the university’s wellness centre capability and to introduce standard curriculum on human flourishing for all first year students. Executive Summary: Trinity Western … Read More

Expanding teacher training in Rwandan public schools

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Organization Name: The Wellspring Foundation for Education Location: Langley, BC Project Name: School Development Start-Up (Rubavu, Rwanda) Amount Awarded: $100,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Kehila Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Purpose of Investment: To establish a new field office and start up teacher training operations in a new district of Rwanda, and to develop a paperless … Read More

Building safe environments for women

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Organization Name: The Cridge Centre for the Family Location: Victoria, BC Project Name: Building a Road-Map to Safety for Immigrant and Refugee Women Amount Awarded: $12,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Purpose of Investment: To assist immigrant and refugee women facing intimate partner violence through an online toolkit and coordinated service team in Victoria BC, … Read More

Streamlining addiction management

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Organization Name: Teen Challenge Canada Location: London, ON Project Name: GTA Women’s Centre Case Management System Amount Awarded: $100,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Purpose of Investment: To develop and implement a new Client Management System into a regional women’s addiction centre, … Read More