Resources & Publications

  1. An Open Future: Data Priorities for the Not-For-Profit Future

    In recent years, governments around the world have begun to develop open data policies as part of a broader push for government to become more accountable, effective, efficient and transparent. This resource considers the opportunities around open data for the not-for-profit sector and highlights the priorities, standards, skills and leadership needed...
  2. Looking Out to Focus In: Fostering an Environment for Economic Prosperity

    In response to discussions with returning and incoming Regional Councillors, and with provincial officials, local municipal colleagues, the business community and municipal colleagues in the GTA, this document was developed to support Regional Council in determining strategic directions for the 2014-2018 term. Part I of this document outlines global, national,...

Community Calendar


3mar7:00 am- 8:30 amConversation Cafe: Is it always good to be different?
4mar8:30 am- 4:30 pmNiagara Co-op Conference
4mar2:30 pmBarriers to Post-Secondary EducationPerspectives from Niagara
4mar - 5mar 46:00 pmmar 5Niagara Active Transportation SummitAccelerating Active Transportation through Collective Action


30mar - 3aprmar 308:00 amapr 32015 Trauma and Attachment Conference: Awareness, Regulation, and Healing
4apr7:30 pmInternational Piano Sensation Valentina Lisitsa
9apr11:30 am- 1:30 pm6th Annual Port Cares SoupFest
10apr9:00 am- 4:00 pmCultivating Natural Playgrounds that Nurture Children’s Curiosity and Wonder: A Series to Deepen Our ThinkingWorkshop Series Session Three: How Does Your Garden Grow, Water Walls, Dirt is Good and the Stick ... Yes You Can
18apr9:00 am- 9:00 amMoving away from themes:Embracing inquiry-based learning, a process that values children as leaders and learners

Partners & Projects

  1. Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region

    The Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region is a community where individuals with dementia and their care partners are fully supported to maximize their quality of life and well-being. Our mission is to advocate for people with dementia and their care partners, and provide access to a diverse range of appropriate...
  2. Credit Counselling of Regional Niagara

    Credit Counselling of Regional Niagara (CCRN) actively coaches people in our community to achieve financial fitness. It is a not-for-profit, charitable community organization offering confidential credit counselling at no cost, and debt management programs at low to no cost. CCRN has been serving the Niagara community since 1975, assisting thousands of individuals...

Community Blog

  1. Call for Projects that Will Provide an Effective Service to Address Poverty at a Neighbourhood Level for Residents of the Niagara Region

    The Niagara Prosperity Initiative (NPI) uses a neighbourhood-based approach to addressing poverty with the understanding that the nature and degree of poverty varies from neighbourhood to neighbourhood. Since 2008, NPI seeks to build strong communities to ease the enduring impacts of poverty and the stigma and stress associated with living...

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