2017 Smart & Caring Muskoka Fund and Community Fund for Canada’s 150th Grant Recipients


Muskoka Community Foundation is pleased to announce the grant recipients of this year’s Smart & Caring Muskoka Fund and the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th.  The following organizations have or will be moving forward with a variety of projects throughout the year.

  • Ryde Co-op:  Ryde Celebration Quilt and History Book & Website Update
  • The Friends of Algonquin Park: Tom Thomson Centennial Project
  • Rosseau Culture and Arts Project – My Muskoka 150
  • Muskoka Family Focus: 150 Recipes for Canada’s 150th Year Celebration
  • Muskoka Conservancy: Muskoka Educational Garden
  • Hospice Muskoka: 150 Reasons to Celebrate Life
  • Enliven Centre for Self-Care: Perspectives on the Cancer Journey
  • Dorset Community Partnership Fund: Community Health Hub Information Session
  • Township of Muskoka Lakes: Muskoka Lakes Canada 150
  • Baysville Lions: Rock the River Canada 150 Celebration
  • YWCA:  Something to Sing About & the Youth Summit
  • Lake of Bays Museum & Navigation Society:  Canada 150 Museum Restoration & the High School Experiential Learning Program
  • FIXT POINT Arts & Media:  The Living Archive: Muskoka District
  • Muskoka Trails Council: MTC Refresh
  • Top Hat for Youth: Understanding Family Diversity Through Performing and Visual Arts
  • Muskoka Parry Sound Sexual Assault Services: Ignite Muskoka

Muskoka Community Foundation is proud to partner with the Community Foundations of Canada and the Government of Canada to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.  Lynn DeCaro, Program Director for Muskoka Community Foundation noted that “Muskoka Community Foundation is thrilled to support such a wide range of projects! This proves once again how the Muskoka community and its many volunteers and charities work to build healthy and vital communities.  I encourage everyone to connect with the organizations to learn more about their projects and how you might get involved”.   Since the Muskoka Community Foundation partnered with the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th in the fall of 2016 over $60,000 has been granted to Muskoka charities.


Photo Credit: Muskoka Community Foundation


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