Entrepreneur savings clubs for Colombian youth and adults

Nate Petersen 2019, Redleaf FoundationLeave a Comment

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

New youth programs in underserved Toronto neighbourhood

Nate Petersen 2019, Redleaf FoundationLeave a Comment

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

New tall ship for youth mentoring

Mark Petersen 2018Leave a Comment

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

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

Community ponds and gardens sustain Ghanaian youths

Mark Petersen 2017Leave a Comment

Organization Name: Ghana Rural Integrated Development (GRID) Location: Milton, ON Project Name: Ghana Youth Initiative: Growing a Future Amount Awarded: $100,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Kehila Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Purpose of Investment: To pilot a sustainable income-generating and savings program for adolescents in NW Ghana using fish hatcheries in community ponds and gardens for … Read More