Affordable housing expansion in London

Mark Petersen 2018Leave a Comment

  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

From homeless to artist

Mark Petersen 2018Leave a Comment

Organization Name:  Outflow Ministry Location: Saint John NB Project Name: Artist-in-Residence Project Amount Awarded: $40,700 Date Awarded: 25-11-2018 Purpose of Investment: To jumpstart a social innovation project focused on the arts for the homeless in Saint John NB. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Redleaf Foundation Executive Summary: Outflow … Read More

Making housing affordable

Mark Petersen 2016Leave a Comment

Affordable housing is a pressing need in many communities. Churches with surplus facilities, or making changes to worship practices, can meet this core community need. Indwell, for the first time, is partnering with a local church to develop a blended worship/ministry space and an affordable housing community. Developing a workable long-term operating agreement between a church and a charity is … Read More

Better health care for the homeless

Mark Petersen 2015Leave a Comment

Sanctuary isn’t your typical homeless drop-in or out-of-the-cold shelter.  It’s a vibrant community of people, some of whom lack housing or employment, or who struggle with addictions.  While medical care is readily available in Toronto, those who live on the streets suffer disproportionately and often resist official health care available in hospitals or clinics. Ontario’s Ministry of Health provides funding … Read More