2023 Phase 1 Activating Community Micro-Grant Projects (Neighbourhoods)

Amount awarded How funds will be used
$1,000 Workshop series and community meal at University of Guelph Family Housing.
$500 Free skill-development workshop offering bicycle inspection and instruction on repairs and maintenance at the Guelph Multicultural Festival
$1,000 The distribution of basic supplies through mobile care to individuals who face barriers accessing traditional care.
$1,000 Neighbourhood-based Multicultural Clubs with workshops focused on active and healthy living.
$1,000 Increasing capacity for weekly family drop-in program that engages residents to create belonging, battle isolation and build community.
$500 Adding arts programming with a focus on a theme of ‘food is love’ to engage children accompanying family members to community FEWD events.
$1,000 Publicly accessible tools, parts and assistance for bicycle maintenance through the Freehub Community Bike Centre.
$1,000 Showcasing artists, makers, artisans and local small businesses at The Ward Night Market while offering live music, performances, workshops and activities.
$500 Supplies and resources to continue engaging and supporting families in the Kortright Hills Neighbourhood through access to nutritious food and free programs and events for families and youth.
$500 Themed monthly community events that provide dinner and activities to residents in the Onward Willow Neighbourhood.
$1,000 Supplies to continue the availability of a neighbourhood nutritious snack programs during the summer months for school-aged children.
$1,000 English conversation circle program for newcomer women to encourage community building and reduce feelings of isolation.
$750 A neighbourhood festival running from the day into the evening and features artists, artisans and performances.
$1,000 Establishing a creative kids space in an existing community space to engage families attending with children.
$1,000 Supplies for programming and mentorship to members of the downtown community to facilitate programming that cultivates creativity and fosters community during gap times in community services.