April 2011 Grant Recipients
PARTNERS FOR YOUTH: This grant is for their Send a Child to Camp project which will see at-risk youth (ages 10 – 15) participate in a week long camp with a three day canoe trip. These funds will cover the cost of sending 6 Fredericton area youth to this camp.
BRIDGES OF CANADA-BAR NONE CAMP: This grant will provide registration subsidization for 20 Fredericton area children and youth for the 2011 Bar None Summer Camp. The Bar None Camp is for children and youth who are at-risk and whose families could not afford to send them to camp.
DOONE STREET/WILSON ROW TENANT’S ASSOCIATION: This grant will provide funds to purchase art supplies, snacks, decoration, entry fees, etc. for the 2011 Summer Program which is a free day camp offered to all children and youth in this neighbourhood.
FREDERICTON THERAPEUTIC RIDING ASSOCIATION: This grant is for the purchase of a mounting ramp for this therapeutic riding program. This program provides therapeutic horseback riding for individuals with physical and/or cognitive disabilities.
CANADIAN DEAFBLIND ASSOCIATION: This grant will cover the cost of providing Sign Language Classes for their consumers. Sign Language instruction for deafblind children and teens is required continually.
FAMILY ENRICHMENT AND COUNSELING SERVICES: This grant will allow this organization to upgrade their technology (new software on 12 computers; set up a server; network 12 computers; and upgrade the website). This group provides professional and confidential counselling services and educational programs for families and individuals of every age.
CANADIAN FORESTRY ASSOCIATION OF NB: This grant is for the 3 day competition of the Envirothon NB Competition 2011. This project commenced in September 2010 and finishes in August 2011 with the actual competition being held in Fredericton in May 2011. Twenty-nine NB teams are registered to compete in the three day competition which consists of writing field tests and delivering oral presentations.
ROOTS OF EMPATHY: This grant will provide training for four new instructors for Roots of Empathy, Fredericton. This program has a parent, infant and trained instructor visit a school every three weeks with the goal of building a caring, peaceful and civil society through the development of empathy in children and adults. There are currently eight programs in Fredericton and three in Oromocto.
THE FREDERICTON PLAYHOUSE: This grant is for the Arts Make a Difference program which is an expansion of the Arts for Everyone program. This program seeks to increase community accessibility to the Playhouse. Funds will be used for new technology for the hearing impaired; subsidizing three new partners for the Beyond the Stage series; and coupling schools for one of the Beyond the Stage performances.
This grant is for leadership development at Ecole Sainte-Anne, Fredericton’s French language school.
APRIL 2011 GRANTS FROM THE LILLIAN E. COVEY FUND
OROMOCTO HIGH SCHOOL GLEE CLUB: To support activities in their group.
NB HIGHLAND GAMES & SCOTTISH FESTIVAL: To encourage and promote local artists.
NB SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL: For the Music Discovery Program, focusing on children.