2020

THUNDER BAY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANTS

The Community Fund supports existing programs and services and new and innovative programs or other charitable works in the District of Thunder Bay. Each year the Foundation awards grants to charitable organizations for projects in areas including, but not limited to: arts, heritage, youth, recreation, capital projects, alleviating human suffering, health and welfare and community innovation.

Recipients:

Thunder Bay Public Library - Keep Reading Thunder Bay Program - Danny Clara Legacy Fund

St. Andrew's Soup Kitchen - No Going Back Program - Danny Clara Legacy Fund

Roots to Harvest - Roots on the Road Program - Danny Clara Legacy Fund

St. Thomas Church Family Giving Centre - Grub Tub Program - Danny Clara Legacy Fund

Schreiber Public Library - Our Community Growing Together Program - Danny Clara Legacy Fund

Community Arts & Heritage Education Project - Dancing at Home, Dancing Together: An Online Dance Project with 2SLGBTIAQ+ Youth Project - Hannah and Victor Stevenson Fund

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra - Season 59.5 Chamber Concert Series - Danny Clara Legacy Fund & Hannah and Victor Stevenson Fund

Thunder Bay Symphony OrchestraTBSO Family Connect Concert - Hannah and Victor Stevenson Fund

Nature Conservancy of Canada - Overlooking the Wetlands: Pearson Township Wetlands Nature Trail - James & Shirley Symington Endowed Family Fund

Lakehead Social Planning Council - Conserving Communications & Connections through Social Media Program - Thunder Bay Community Fund

St. John Ambulance - PPE Supplies - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Thunder Bay Emergency Shelter Inc. - New Steam Table - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra - TBSO Spirit Bear - Hannah and Victor Stevenson Fund

Friends of the Finnish Labour Temple - Reel History of the Lakehead: Engaging the Community with its Past - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Thunder Bay Art Gallery - Digital Field Trip Program - Hannah and Victor Stevenson Fund

Magnus Theatre - ASL Interpreted Performances - Thunder Bay Community Fund, Dr. S. Penny Petrone Fund & Donny Ritza Skills Development Fund

Magnus Theatre - 2020/2021 Young Playwright's Challenge - Ontario Endowment for Children and Youth in Recreation (OECYR) Fund

Lakehead University - Third Age Learning Lakehead (TALL): Accessible to All - Donny Ritza Skills Development Fund

Camp Quality Canada - Camp Quality Northwestern Ontario Camp-At-Home - Ontario Endowment for Children and Youth in Recreation (OECYR) Fund

United Way of Thunder Bay - Community Impact and Digital Engagement Platform - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Cambrian Players - Screen Us - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Community Arts & Heritage Education Project - My Thunder Bay: Newcomers’ Perspectives about the City in Photographic Images - Thunder Bay Community Fund

St. John Ambulance - Therapy Dog Unit - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Thunder Bay & District Humane Society - Subsidized Spay/Neuter Program - Keri Chase Memorial Animal Fund

Magnus Theatre - The Addiction Project - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Hospice Northwest - Hearts and Hope Grief Support Group Funding - Thunder Bay Community Fund

NorthWind Family Ministries - Cooking for Life Program - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Boy & Girls Clubs of Thunder Bay - Keeping Kids Outside During COVID - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Precious Bundles Children's Clothing Assistance Program - Give Two Hoots, Help Us Buy Boots! Program - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Children's Centre Foundation - Getting kids the help they need, when they need it! Implementing the Youth App-Supported Service - Thunder Bay Community Fund & R.K.Dewar Fund

Hospice Northwest - 24/7 Caregiver Telephone Support - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Community Clothing Assistance - The UNDERCOVER Project - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Lakehead University - Third Age Learning Lakehead: Expansion to Thunder Bay - Thunder Bay Community Fund

The Kidney Foundation of Canada - Emergency Short-Term Financial Assistance - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Elizabeth Fry Society of Northwestern Ontario - Client Support Fund - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Grace Ministries of Thunder Bay - Grace Place Day Shelter - Thunder Bay Community Fund

Boys & Girls Clubs of Thunder Bay - Little Chef's Program - Ontario Endowment for Children and Youth in Recreation (OECYR) Fund & James & Shirley Symington Endowed Family Fund

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra - George and Mary Morrison Family Fund

Salvation Army - George and Mary Morrison Family Fund

Underground Gym - Shirley H. & Meredith O. Nelson Fund

Isthmus Thunder Bay - Shirley H. & Meredith O. Nelson Fund

Thunder Bay & District Humane Society - Anonymous Donor

Underground Gym - Anonymous Donor

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation - Kelly & George Badanai Family Fund

Boys & Girls Club of Thunder Bay - Margaret and Ed Ayer Family Fund

Our Kids Count - Margaret and Ed Ayer Family Fund

Thunder Bay Youth Symphony Orchestra - Margaret & Arnold Westlake Endowment for the Arts