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The Team Up Foundation Fund

Are you, or do you know of, an Ontario charity that supports youth sports and recreation programs or has a sports/recreational facility that needs refurbishing? The MLSE Team Up Foundation is introducing a new grant program this year – the Team Up Foundation Fund (TUFF) with a total of $200,000 available across four charitable grants. [...]


Federal Government Announces EODP Funding

Federal Government Announces EODP Funding Harrowsmith – The Frontenac Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) Board of Directors is pleased to invite businesses owners, community volunteers, Not-for-Profit organizations and municipal politicians and staff in Frontenac County to a series of presentations on the Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP).  The presentation will provide an overview of how [...]


Government of Canada Supports Innovation in Kingston

For immediate release June 17, 2011 Kingston, Ontario – Businesses in manufacturing, engineering and life sciences will have an opportunity to bring new products to market, expand and create new jobs thanks to a new partnership with Queen’s University. Member of Parliament Gord Brown, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for [...]


Succession Planning – By Hugh Latif

What is Succession Planning? Succession planning is the process by which an organization plans the passing of the baton from one leader to another. The passing of the baton is actually a most delicate moment. Athletic coaches will tell you that races are won or lost by the manner in which the baton is handed [...]


Grant Supports Agricultural Projects in Rural Canada

The AgriSpirit Fund has a budget of $1,000,000 to fund capital projects (eg. equipment, construction, renovations, etc.) in Canadian communities with less than 100,000 residents. Funding awards are between $5,000 and $25,000 per project. To be eligible applicants must be a registered charity, agricultural society, a municipality or partnered with a municipal government. Supported projects [...]


Verona Community Improvement Plan

The County of Frontenac and the Township of South Frontenac have started working together to develop a community improvement plan (CIP) for the village of Verona. Community improvement plans are a planning tool used across Ontario to revitalize towns and villages using incentives to stimulate private sector development and municipal initiatives that help improve a [...]