Mobile app for mentoring youth

Mark Petersen 2018Leave a Comment

  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

Courage for caregivers

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  Organization Name: Henri Nouwen Society Location: Toronto Project Name: Courage for Caregivers Project Amount Awarded: $49,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/25/2018 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Purpose of Investment: To provide resources and training for professional caregivers based on the writings of Henri Nouwen. … Read More

Agricultural training for NE Cambodia

Mark Petersen 2015Leave a Comment

Asian Outreach International is a small, focused charity with holistic projects in just a few countries of Southeast and East Asia.  Their agricultural training centre will offer capacity building support for Cambodians in a neglected and remote corner of the country. Project Name: Transformational Training Centre–Northern Expansion Grant Amount: $25,000.00 Purpose of Investment: To complete a 700 square metre multipurpose … Read More

Training for families of children with autism

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Families of children with autism and other special needs are remarkably resilient.  Yet they need ongoing supports to lighten the challenges they face day in and day out. Communitas Supportive Care Society in Abbotsford, BC will provide specialized training to these families and their staff that equip them with tools for better long-term sustainability.  Once the project concludes, Communitas will incorporate the … Read More

Resourcing the regions with pregnancy care support

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The Canadian Association of Pregnancy Support Services (CAPSS) is a small umbrella group that provides resources to over 70 pregnancy care centres across Canada.  Many of these are very small charities in far-flung towns that are often overlooked.  Their unique solution, endorsed by Stronger Together, is to train five regional consultants and deploy them into the regions. Project Name: National … Read More