The Aviva Community Fund – Winners are announces

The Aviva Community Fund organized a competition to hear about some ideas about how to make lasting and positive changes in your community. The most popular idea chosen by the online community will win funding that will go towards implementing the idea.

From Aviva Community Fund:

We want to support what’s important to you by helping you make a positive change in your community. If you’re interested in changing Canada for the better, you’re in the right place.

The Aviva Community Fund competition is giving you the chance to voice an idea that will create a lasting change in your community. The most popular ideas, as chosen by Canadians, will have a chance at sharing in the $500,000 Aviva Community Fund.

 And the winners are:

Scouting’s No One Left Behind PERSONNE LAISSÉ DE CÔTÉ

The purpose of the Scouts Canada Foundation’s No One Left Behind Fund is to ensure that any child, who wishes to belong, can participate in Scouts Canada’s programs. Specific programs supported by the fund include but are not limited to: financial assistance to youth for membership and participation, program development, leader recruitment and training, and to assist with the overall expansion of Scouting across Canada.


Nous croyons que l’éducation à l’Eco-Citoyenneté responsable doit débuter tôt auprès de l’enfant afin que son éveil ainsi que sa prise de conscience face à son empreinte écologique deviennent alors une réalité. L’approche visée est donc d’appliquer la notion des 4R (Repenser, Réduire, Réutiliser et Recycler) développée par Madame Chantal Beaudoin.
Objectifs :
A) Éduquer la population afin de repenser sa façon de consommer ; B) Réduire le nombre de jouets/jeux envoyés dans les sites d’enfouissement; C) Réutiliser en donnant une seconde vie aux jouets/jeux ; D) Recycler un plus grand nombre de jouets/jeux.

Joe’s Place-Hungry For Hope

WHO ARE WE? For 15 years, Joe’s Place -Generation Hope Youth Inc. ( has been providing hope for youth who are hungry to be mentored, challenged and given opportunities regardless of race, religion or income level. Although Joe’s Place started small in a warehouse apartment, the donation of a 24 000 sq/ft building has made us one of Canada’s largest youth centres. We are a non-profit, registered charity and rely on donations to keep running. We provide a safe and fun environment on weekend nights that includes video games, pool tables, music and events. A 30-foot tall, 4 sided climbing wall challenges youth to achieve new heights. In addition to drop-in nights, Joe’s Place offers work skills training, small groups, a teen mom’s support group and a dance team. We sponsor youth to attend camps and retreats as well as day trips to various sporting and community events. We are focused on relationships and committed to building character and leadership skills in youth.

Make Our Dream A Reality

Our goal is to provide a new playground and upgraded play surface that will ensure a safe and fully inclusive environment for all the children that attend South Slope Elementary and the BCSD (British Columbia School for the Deaf) as well as families within the community.


Théâtre Multimédia Pour Les Écoles Défavorisées De La CSPI

Pour toutes ces raisons, par amour pour le théâtre et pour les enfants, j’ai créé Les Productions Qu’en dit Raton?, organisme à but non lucratif souhaitant offrir aux écoles des spectacles de théâtre à la hauteur des créations québécoises actuelles, mais à un prix minimal.

Charity CHAMPS – Spread The Spirit Of Giving!

Charity CHAMPS is building a web community that acts like a loyalty program to develop socially responsible attitudes in youth through microphilanthropy. Like an Air Miles card that gets people in the habit of buying certain services or products by rewarding them, the Charity CHAMPS site will get youth in the habit of doing good–in essence becoming loyal to social responsibility!

Prison Yard Playground

Our goal is to provide shaded playground structures to develop the student’s large motor skills, sports field for large group activity, shaded passive areas for students to develop their social skills, shaded small group creative play areas and shaded outdoor classroom and learning centres.

 Congratulations to all the winners. I look forward to hearing about your progress.

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