Christians Against Poverty Canada is a new charity, only two years old, that has experienced success in ramping up its work quickly. They offer debt counselling through local churches, and have established a footprint in the Greater Hamilton-Toronto area. Stronger Together plans to assist their expansion by helping them create three new debt centres in the next year.
|Project Name:||Toronto Debt Centre Project|
|Purpose of Investment:||To open three new local church-based debt centres in the GTA to assist 24 individuals with debt counselling and holistic support.|
|Participating Grantmakers:||Acts of Grace Foundation, Bridgeway Foundation, John & Rebecca Horwood, Mitchell Family Foundation|
1. Generate 10 churches in the GTA with a strong interest in opening a CAP Debt Centre by December 31, 2015. We will have these churches sign a letter of intent expressing their interest and commitment to exploring the possibility of opening a Debt Centre in 2015/2016.
2. Open three new CAP Debt Centres in the GTA by June 30, 2016.
3. Provide in-depth debt counselling and holistic support to 24 clients through these CAP Debt Centres by June 30, 2016.