What if we gave twice as much?

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Organization Name: Cardus Location: Hamilton, ON Project Title: Charity Doubles Project Amount Awarded: $103,000 Date Awarded: 11-24-2019 Purpose of Investment: To facilitate a team of experts to develop a comprehensive strategy to double charitable giving in Canada over the next ten years. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Alexandra Horwood & Andrew Labbad Redleaf Foundation River … Read More

Cambodian men return home after surviving slavery

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Organization Name: Ratanak International Location: Burnaby, BC Project Title: Men’s Achievement Program Pilot Project (Phnom Penh, Cambodia) Amount Awarded: $55,000 Date Awarded: 11-25-2019 Purpose of Investment: To develop a pilot project that assists Cambodian men to reintegrate into their communities after a period of labour trafficking. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & … Read More

Addressing school drop out rates in Rwanda

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Organization Name: The Wellspring Foundation for Education Location: Langley, BC Project Title: Addressing Chronic School Drop Out through Community Based Partnerships Project (Rubavu, Rwanda) Amount Awarded: $78,125 Date Awarded: 11-25-2019 Purpose of Investment: To hire and train four community workers to implement Wellspring’s strategy for reducing student dropout rates in Rubavu District, Rwanda. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John … Read More

Entrepreneur savings clubs for Colombian youth and adults

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Organization Name: Opportunity International Canada Location: Waterloo, ON Project Title: Young Entrepreneur Savings Club (Bogotá, Colombia) Amount Awarded: $100,000 Date Awarded: 11-25-2019 Purpose of Investment: To expand Opportunity International’s financial literacy programs to educate 900 more children and 200 more adults who live in impoverished communities in Colombia. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation … Read More

Outdoor education centre in Yangri, Nepal

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Organization Name: HimalayanLife Location: North Vancouver, BC Project Title: Yangri Outdoor Education Centre (Yangri, Nepal) Amount Awarded: $50,000 Date Awarded: 11-25-2019 Purpose of Investment: To help fund the building and curriculum development of an outdoor education centre that will connect Nepalese children with their traditional culture and encourage ecotourism in an area that is desperate for economic growth. Participating Grantmakers: … Read More

New youth programs in underserved Toronto neighbourhood

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Organization Name: UrbanPromise Toronto Location: Scarborough, ON Project Title: Restoring the Glamorgan Community Project Amount Awarded: $30,000 Date Awarded: 11-25-2019 Purpose of Investment: To hire, train, and mentor four high school interns for new youth programming in the Glamorgan community in Scarborough. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Alexandra Horwood & Andrew Labbad Kehila Foundation Redleaf Foundation River … Read More

Market strategies with farmers in Ethiopia

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Organization Name: Tearfund Canada Location: Markham, ON Project Title: Innovative Market Solutions Project (Wolaita Zone, Ethiopia Amount Awarded: $59,800 Date Awarded: 11-25-2019 Purpose of Investment: To help 1000 Ethiopian farmers develop strategies to get their products to market. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Alexandra Horwood & Andrew Labbad Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy Lam Foundation … Read More

Mongolian life skills curriculum

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Organization Name: Asian Outreach International Canada Location: Mississauga, ON Project Title: LifeSkills Education Project (Erdenet and Nalaikh, Mongolia) Amount Awarded: $35,000 Date Awarded: 11-24-2019 Purpose of Investment: To establish and implement an ethics education program in 7 schools (1,940 students) in Erdenet city and Nalaikh town, Mongolia. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David … Read More

Pilgrimage to end slavery in Canadian supply-chains

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Organization Name: International Justice Mission Canada Location: London, ON Project Title: Advocating for Supply Chain Legislation in Canada Project Amount Awarded: $42,575 Date Awarded: 11-24-2019 Purpose of Investment: To advocate for more restrictive policies that protect vulnerable individuals from coercive labour conditions. Participating Grantmakers: Burro Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Executive Summary: Canada is one of the G20 nations … Read More