Community projects receive grants from Community Foundation Grey Bruce

On July 23rd, the Foundation travelled to Kincardine area to celebrate community projects that received grants.

Bluewater Summer Playhouse received a grant for $1,500 to support the 2019 summer season and children’s drama camp. This theatre has operated with local volunteers for over 25 years and brings in actors from across North America.

Big Brothers Big Sisters – Kincardine & District’s grant of $3000 supported an Inter-generational Mentoring project where Littles and Grandfriends learn new skills, develop friendships and share time together.

A tree planting project earned $2,000 for the Pine River Watershed Initiative Network which will be planting trees on two properties in the watershed with volunteers from the community, advancing their goal of clean water and a healthy ecosystem within the Pine River Watershed.

Stonehaven Park Development Committee received $1500 to install an accessible half basketball court to provide children and youth a safe place to play basketball and ball hockey.

Art at Victoria Park Art Gallery will be fun with a project that uses 3D glasses for a special 3D weekend at the gallery. As well, the gallery’s office purchased a new computer and laser printer with part of the $1,000 grant.

A Child Witness program through Women’s House Serving Bruce & Grey received $3000 to provide support and counselling to children who have witnessed or experienced violence, and have the potential to, or are experiencing difficulty in coping.

Bruce Botanical Food Gardens grows unique varieties of food, providing people with fresh, healthy, organic food options. As a public learning centre and food-based tourist attraction, the Gardens offers educational programming and events for all ages based on issues surrounding food security and sustainable food production. $1,000 was granted for the annual Garden Harvest Dinner.

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Established in 1994, Community Foundation Grey Bruce builds community vitality now and for future generations by encouraging endowment building and facilitating philanthropic partnerships within Grey and Bruce Counties. The Foundation provides grants to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations that, in turn, provide necessary initiatives and services for the people of this region. Community Foundation Grey Bruce also provides leadership in identifying and convening discussion around community issues.