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Family and Children’s Services Niagara 119th Annual General Meeting 5:00 pm
Family and Children’s Services Niagara 119th Annual General Meeting @ St. John The Theologian Ukrainian Catholic Church
Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Family and Children’s Services Niagara for their 119th Annual General Meeting! President’s Reception & Refreshments Presentations & Remarks Youth Bursary Presentations RSVP to Jennifer MacNeil (see contact information above) by June 19, 2017. This event is hosted by Family and Children’s Services Niagara.
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Outdoor Living & Water Feature Tour Presented by The Hope Centre 9:00 am
Outdoor Living & Water Feature Tour Presented by The Hope Centre @ Fenwick - Fonthill
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Want a backstage pass into some of the most extraordinary pools, ponds and waterfalls on Niagara properties? This is an outdoor living experience you don’t want to miss! This event is a self guided tour that allows you to start and stop anywhere along the route. Passport tickets to the event can be purchased at The Hope Centre in Welland, Rice Road Greenhouses in Welland, and Boldt Pools in St. Catharines for $20. There are beautiful items for raffle and you can purchase your raffle tickets at The Hope Centre anytime up to the event, and then on event day at the final location on the tour, 2 Spencer Lane, Fonthill. Raffle tickets are $5 for 1 ticket and $10 for 3 tickets. This is a rain or shine event with all proceeds to benefit The Hope Centre. This event is hosted by The Hope Centre.
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Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

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Deadline: NCF Mini-Grant Application @ Online
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm

The Mini-Grants Program provides $500 grants to eligible organizations for projects that address the Foundation’s granting priorities.

This program provides a time-sensitive, streamlined and responsive process for smaller projects. This grant is not suitable for projects that have a budget exceeding $2000.

Grant-Making Priorities:

  • Addressing the issues/indicators in the Living in Niagara Report 2014, or,
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of tools and resources that would contribute to an organization’s success; including professional and organizational development and training.

More information can be found here.

This grant is provided by the Niagara Community Foundation.

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Deadline: NCF Community Grant Application @ Online
Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm

Niagara Community Foundation’s Community Grants Program focuses on finding ways to help individuals, families, organizations and communities prosper.

While Niagara is facing many challenges, we also have an opportunity to seek new and sustainable ways of addressing community issues and creating a more collaborative approach to meeting the challenges facing organizations and our community.

Grant Making Priorities:

  • Addressing the issues/indicators in the Living in Niagara Report 2014, or,
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of tools and resources that would contribute to an organization’s success; including professional and organizational development and training

Click here for more information on eligibility and the application process.

This grant is provided by Niagara Community Foundation.

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Newcomers and Refugees in Niagara: Community Forum @ Silver Spire United Church
Oct 12 all-day

A day of learning and discussion about newcomers and refugees in Niagara featuring informative panels and keynote speaker, Zarqa Nawaz. Zarqa is the author of “Laughing All the Way to the Mosque” and creator of the hit CBC TV show “Little Mosque on the Prairie.”

A morning panel will focus on issues and realities newcomers and refugees face in Niagara, presenting local information on numbers, myths vs. reality and cultural literacy.

The afternoon panel will feature the voices of local people telling their stories about arriving and settling in Niagara. The keynote address will end the day.

This community forum is presented by Fort Erie Multicultural Centre, Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre, Seedling for Change in History, Silver Spire United Church, Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre, and the YMCA of Niagara.

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