The Niagara Poverty Reduction Network (NPRN) is a group of residents, businesses and organizations that works together to improve the quality of life in Niagara. NPRN speaks with a community voice that incorporates the multiple voices of Niagara and prioritizes the voice of those currently experiencing poverty.
Topics of this meeting include:
- Provincial Election
- Living in Niagara Report Highlights
- Everyday Advocacy – Housing Position Paper
Contact Natalie Chaumont if you need transportation assistance to attend this meeting (contact information above).
This meeting is hosted by the Niagara Poverty Reduction Network.
Brock University’s Student Life & Community Experience and Career Education is hosting VolunteerFEST on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 from 10:00am-2:00pm.
The VolunteerFest will be taking place in the Guernsey Market Hall. The Registration Fee is $15, which includes a four-foot table, two chairs, and a parking pass.
This event is hosted by Brock University.
When approaching politicians with your issues, you will be competing for attention with many other stakeholder groups. To help politicians understand your issues, your message will need to be clear, crisp and concise.
In this Five Good Ideas session, Jamie Watt, Executive Chairman of Navigator Ltd., will present his five good ideas on how to get your message heard – and acted on.
This event is hosted by Maytree.
It’s 2018 and some of the amendments in Bill 148 (Fair Jobs and Better Workplaces Act) are now in effect. Is your nonprofit ready to meet the new employment and workplace legislation requirements? Are you unsure what aspects apply to your organization and when they need to be met?
In this free webinar, you will:
- Learn which aspects of Bill 148 came into effect on January 1, 2018
- Better understand your responsibilities as employers to keep up with the new employment standards
- Discover what else comes into to effect on or after April 1, 2018 that nonprofits should be prepared for
Who should attend: Executive Directors, board members, management and employees of Ontario nonprofits with paid staff.
This webinar is hosted by the Ontario Nonprofit Network.
The Niagara Funders’ Alliance is a partnership of private, public and corporate sector funders who work collaboratively for the well-being of the community by sharing knowledge and information related to community resources, needs, priorities and trends.
You are invited to sector-specific Funders’ Round Table Sessions.
These sessions will be hosted by multiple funders and will provide you information regarding their funding priorities, how to apply, etc. Please register for each session you wish to attend.
For a full list of funders that will be present at each session, please click “Register”.
Monday, January 29th, 2018
- Social Services Sector (10am – 12pm)
- Arts & Culture (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
- Sports & Recreation (6pm – 8pm)
Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
- Environmental Sector (10am – 12pm)
- Grant Writing Workshop (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Parking in the Casino parking garage is complimentary from Niagara Casinos.
These sessions are hosted by the Niagara Funders’ Alliance.
Proposals are invited from the community for projects that will provide an effective service to address poverty for residents of Niagara.
The Niagara Prosperity Initiative (NPI) seeks to build strong neighbourhoods to ease the enduring impacts, stigma and stress associated with living in poverty. Stronger and healthier communities will provide individuals with social supports and access to the broader factors that affect health.
Applications will be available at www.NiagaraProsperityInitiative.ca from February 5, 2018 to March 2, 2018.
For more information, contact Natalie Chaumont (contact information above).
This information session is hosted by the Niagara Prosperity Initiative.
This program celebrates and showcases Ontario communities that are taking steps to becoming age-friendly by creating policies, programs and services that support seniors.
Awards are available in two categories to recognize the efforts and achievements of communities engaged in age-friendly initiatives, highlight promising practices and encourage knowledge exchange.
You can submit a nomination if you represent a local government or a community organization that can demonstrate its local government’s support.
This grant is administered by the Government of Ontario.