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Announcing the 2016-17 Vital Youth Recipients

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Announcing the 2016-17 Vital Youth Recipients

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Vital Youth recipients increase access to high-quality recreation activities for youth. This grant stream supports programming that helps youth build useful skills and connect to their communities through grants of up to $15,000.

We are proud to announce this year’s Vital Youth grant recipients:

  • Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre
    Young Men – Stepping Up!
  • Hospice Toronto
    Young Carers
    This grant was made possible with support from the Bertram Family Fund
  • Regent Park Focus Youth Media Arts Centre (trustee: Dixon Hall)
    In Focus: RPTV Creative Urban Revitalization Exploration (C.U.R.E.)
  • Green Thumbs Growing Kids
    Urban Roots Youth
    This grant was made possible with support from the Patricia J. Fleming (FBG) Fund and the Honey Family Foundation
  • Jessie’s – The June Callwood Centre for Young Women
    All About Kindness
    This grant was made possible with support from the Michelle Tanenbaum Fund
  • Native Child and Family Services of Toronto
    Resilient: Aboriginal Youth Community Building Program
  • For Youth Initiative
    Youth Justice RISE (Rising Researchers)
    This grant was made possible with support from the John & Christine Currie Foundation
  • Success Beyond Limits Education Program
    Active Living Tour
  • Art Starts Neighbourhood Cultural Centre
    tRUE heART Basketball
    This grant was made possible with support from an anonymous Fund
  • Scarborough Arts
    EAST 2016
    This grant was made possible with support from an anonymous Fund
  • Trails Youth Initiatives
    Leaders-in-Training Programme
    This grant was made possible with support from the Adrian and Rita Hudson Fund
  • Toronto Lords Community Association
    Toronto Lords Basketball Association
    This grant was made possible with support from the Art Eggleton Fund, Sedbergh School, Peter and Elizabeth Morgan Fund, and Frances MacDonald Fund
  • Eastview Neighourhood Community Centre
    Youth on the Move
  • Mentoring Juniors Kids Organization (MJKO)
    In Your Corner
    This grant was made possible with support from an anonymous Fund
  • Skills for Change of Metro Toronto
    Step Ahead II
    This grant was made possible with support from an anonymous Fund
  • Tropicana Community Services
    Tropicana Athletic Excellence
    This grant was made possible with support from an anonymous Fund
  • Urban Squash Toronto
    Urban Youth Leader Program
    This grant was made possible with support from an anonymous Fund

For impact updates from last year’s recipients, click here.