2015 Pay it Forward Community Investment Grants

 
 

Project Name and Project Description

Recommended funding

 
 

Prom Blitz - Program to provide gently used prom dresses, suits and shoes for prom; and to arrange for hair and makeup for prom.

$1,000

 

Pride Muskoka- looking to expand community outreach to LGBT

$1,000

 

Grand Care Packs for Grand’s who care- Educational care packs for grandparents looking after their grandchildren

$1,250

 

Muskoka Parry Sound sexual assault services - Women's community drop in program

$1,000

 

Muskoka Trails Council- Looking to fund a guest lecture for Muskoka trails council

$1,000

 

The Pines Music Album - Creation of a music album as a fundraiser for the residents of the Pines

$1,200

 

Southeast  Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce - Painting of Muskoka Chairs

$1,100

 

Accessible computer station - Township of Georgian Bay Public Library accessible computer station.

$1,250

 

YMCA Aquatics Program for youth- Provide 5 scholarships to participate in aquatics programs with employability as an outcome.

$2,203

 

Arts at the Albion - Provide community based art programs.

$500

 

Fine Films - Screening of films at the opera house in Gravenhurst for community.

$1,250

 

Swap and Play - Community educational events and swap of maternity and kid gear.

$1,000

 

YMCA Youth Night- looking for money to cover costs of running youth night program every Friday.

$500

 

Gravenhurst Women's Center- Requesting funding to support honouriums for low income women working at the women's center.

$2,500

 

Post-Partum Peer Support Group- Looking for funds to support a community online support group.

$1,000

 

Cooking Classes Port Severn - Offer monthly cooking classes and meal preparation from Sept- Dec.

$1,700

 

Archery in Muskoka Dwight- youth community initiative to engage youth in an archery program.

$2,500

 

Baysville Winter Fest- annual family day winter fest for all community members.

$750

 

Baysville Bocce Club- recreational club requesting money to repair courts.

$1,598

 

Lochiel Pipes and Drums - offering community music concerts and free music lessons.

$2,500

 

Preteen Quilting and artistic expression group - provide afterschool quilting and artistic expression program.

$2,500

 

KidMAX  day camp and the DOOR- 35th anniversary party for KidMAX camp and the door youth center. Program supplies and legal fees for CRA status.

$1,000

 

Huntsville Public School - improvement to community playground to encourage outdoor family activity.

$2,000

 

Grandma and Grandpa Day -Further develop the grandma and grandpa's day program at Huntsville day care and Muskoka Landing.

$750

 

Women's Group - continue to provide drop in to the Women's group in Huntsville.

$1,500

 

Muskoka Lakes Public Library - Seniors art drop in program to be held at the Port Carling Public Library.

$750

 

Pickle ball for Seniors - Grant will be used to continue to promote the growth of pickle ball for seniors.

$1,500

 

Total Approved Grants

36,801.00