Addressing school drop out rates in Rwanda

Nate Petersen 2019, Redleaf FoundationLeave a Comment

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

Nate Petersen 2019, Redleaf FoundationLeave a Comment

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

Mongolian life skills curriculum

Nate Petersen 2019, Redleaf FoundationLeave a Comment

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

A refurbished community space at Canada’s largest Christian university

Nate Petersen 2019Leave a Comment

Organization Name: Trinity Western University Location: Langley, BC Project Title: Trinity Commons Project Amount Awarded: $120,000 Date Awarded: 11-25-2019 Purpose of Investment: To refurbish a 5,026 square foot space to be used as a community gathering space on the campus of a university. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Kehila Foundation River Dali Foundation Executive Summary: The Trinity Commons initiative will transform … Read More

Debt-free tuition

Mark Petersen 2018Leave a Comment

  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

Education partnership with Punjab university

Mark Petersen 2018Leave a Comment

  Organization Name: Crandall University Location: Moncton NB Project Title: Fueling the Economy: Attracting Immigrants to Atlantic Canada Project Amount Awarded: $150,000 Date Awarded: 25-11-2018 Purpose of Investment: To launch a partnership with an Indian university for a new International Business degree program to increase enrollment for the university, and immigration and employment in Atlantic Canada. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation … Read More

Inclusive education for Ethiopian schools

Mark Petersen 2018Leave a Comment

Organization Name: Christian Horizons Location: Kitchener ON Project Title: Inclusive Education Merger Project (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) Amount Awarded: $76,500 Date Awarded: 25-11-2018 Purpose of Investment: To merge the work of two organization to enable multiplied inclusive education of children in Ethiopia. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Kehila Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation  Executive Summary: Of the estimated 8 million children … Read More

Proactively pursuing student wellness

Mark Petersen 2017Leave a Comment

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