On The Road Again: Wiarton
On August 18, Community Foundation Grey Bruce hosted our final On The Road Again event at the Wiarton Propeller Club. Local non-profit organizations in attendance included the Wiarton Propeller Club, the Wiarton Salvation Army, the Bruce Peninsula Hospice, the Bluewater Education Foundation, and the Peninsula Action Education Committee. Representatives from local organizations shared about their projects being completed with the support of community and capital grants. Attendees learned about new granting opportunities through Community Foundation Grey Bruce and were able to network and connect.
This visit in Wiarton concluded the On The Road Again events being hosted this summer. Community Foundation Grey Bruce travelled across Grey Bruce and connected with many of our grant recipients from a variety of different initiatives and focuses. Local organizations are encouraged to apply for a 2022 Fall Community Grant or a Kids Can Play Bruce Grey Grant before the September 15 deadline.
The Bruce Peninsula Hospice received a 2021 Fall Community Grant to support their Video Outreach Project. The Video Outreach Project will promote hospice and bereavement service delivery as well as educate viewers about vital topics related to living well and having conversations about future health and personal care through a series of short videos.
The Peninsula Action Committee for Education (PACE) received a 2021 Fall Community Grant to support the research project entitled Making the Case for Rural Education: The Students' Perspective. This research project is designed to highlight the needs of students in Grey-Bruce with the goal of facilitating policy design of future programs to meet the needs of students in our rural area.
The Wiarton Propeller Club received a 2021 Capital Grant to fix a leaking roof and upgrade the stage and acoustics in the community building.