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OTF News - April 2014 (pdf)

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In a ceremony at its headquarters on Kingsway Drive, MPP Michael Harris, Kitchener - Conestoga joined representatives Ann Treusch from Cowan Insurance Group, Mr. Michael Lough from Frank Cowan Company, and Ms. Lucie Allard from Ontario Trillium Foundation, in presenting the keys and congratulating Sunbeam Centre on its service to multi challenged citizens of Ontario.


OTF Community Investments
in Action  


New Ontario Index Puts Wellbeing at the Forefront

In a new report commissioned by OTF, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) at the University of Waterloo analyzes how well people are really doing in the areas of their lives that matter the most.  The report "How Are Ontarians Really Doing?" reveals that over a 17-year period, GDP in
Ontario has grown almost four times more
than our overall wellbeing. 

Listen to a short radio interview withBryan Smale, director of the Canadian Index of Well-being.


Read the news release or read the full Ontario report.

New Tutorial Video for
OTF grantees

Did your organization recently receive an OTF grant?

If you are the one to monitor the grant's progress or track its budget, you need to watch our new video tutorial.

Opportunities for GTA Youth

New grantees Shequita Thompson, left, and Sheryl Walker, right, both of Words of Wisdom, join Teresa Piruzza, Minister of Children and Youth Services, at the March 25th launch of the Youth Opportunities Fund. 

Community organizations that serve youth across the Greater Toronto Area are benefiting from $4.65 million in funding.

April | 2014

Also in this edition...

> Two Minutes with
Two Volunteers


> Grant + students = Community impact  

> Unexpected Outcomes
of a grant


> Check out our most recent grants announced April 2, 2014

> 'Impact' ...Say What?

Andrea Cohen Barrack, CEO
andrea cohen

On March 25th OTF Andrea Cohen Barrack welcomed some of the Foundation's most recent, and likely the youngest, grant recipients.

> Read her remarks

What I've Learned and the
Road Ahead

Brian Emmett reflects on year one as Chief Economist for Canada's Charitable and Nonprofit Sector.

> Read the full article


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