Dignity through work

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  Organization Name: JustWork Economic Initiative Location: Vancouver BC Project Title: JustRenos Buildup Project Amount Awarded: $60,000 Date Awarded: 25-11-2018 Purpose of Investment: To expand the capacity of a social enterprise for people unable to find traditional work in Vancouver. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation   Executive … Read More

Franchising social enterprise for greater employment

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Organization Name: The Raw Carrot Location: Paris ON Project Title: Social Enterprise Franchise Expansion Project Amount Awarded: $55,300 Date Awarded: 25-11-2018 Purpose of Investment: To expand the number of franchises of a social enterprise employing persons on disability. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation … Read More

Monitoring water programs in Africa

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Organization Name: Global Aid Network Location: Langley BC Project Title: Mobile & Cloud Based Water Data Collection Project Amount Awarded: $60,000 Date Awarded: 25-11-2018 Purpose of Investment: To develop a customized data-collection platform and provide the necessary hardware, training, and resources needed for two years of program-wide monitoring and evaluation of water programs in Africa. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Kehila … Read More

New tall ship for youth mentoring

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Organization Name: SALTS Location: Victoria BC Project Title: Tall Ship Engineering and Innovation Project Amount Awarded: $150,000 Date Awarded: 25-11-2018 Purpose of Investment: To invest in a new class of sailing schooner for use in international waters off the coast of British Columbia as a means to train youth in core values for life. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation … Read More

Debt-free tuition

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  Organization Name: St Stephen’s University Location: St Stephen NB Project Title: Student Debt Reduction Pilot Project Amount Awarded: $50,000 Date Awarded: 25-11-2018 Purpose of Investment: To develop an innovative pilot employment and aid program to assist students to graduate with less debt. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation  Executive Summary: Many students at St. … Read More

Mobile reporting back to donors

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  Organization Name: EduDeo Ministries Location: Hamilton ON Project Title: Mobile Reporting App Project Amount Awarded: $30,000 Date Awarded: 2018-11-25 Purpose of Investment: To restore trust with donors and increase efficiency through the creation of a mobile app to aid in reporting impact. Participating Grantmakers: John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Redleaf Foundation Executive Summary: … Read More

Measuring long-term impact

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Organization Name: cbm Canada Location: Stouffville ON Project Title: Measuring Impact Project Amount Awarded: $91,500 Date Awarded: 2018-11-25 Purpose of Investment: To develop, test and roll out a tool designed to measure the long-term impact of international development programs and to report that impact to donors. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & … Read More

Affordable housing expansion in London

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  Organization Name: Indwell Location: Hamilton ON Project Title: Affordable Housing Expansion Project (London, Ontario) Amount Awarded: $150,000 Date Awarded: 2018-11-25 Purpose of Investment: To expand affordable housing to London, Ontario and bring dignity to those struggling with homelessness and/or mental instability. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Redleaf Foundation River … Read More

Mobile app for mentoring youth

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  Organization Name: Alongsiders Location: Vancouver BC Project Title: Discipleship App & Curriculum Digitization Project Amount Awarded: $85,000 Date Awarded: 2018-11-25 Purpose of Investment: To develop a mobile app and animated video curriculum for mentoring children and capable of being used in 20+ languages worldwide. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy … Read More