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Previous Grants

2015


This page highlights the organizations and projects that received Acts of Grace grants in 2015. For the 1st granting cycle of 2015, all granting decisions were determined through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together. For the 2nd granting cycle of 2015, granting decisions were determined using the Acts of Grace Foundation's two-stage application process, as outlined here.

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  • Find-A-Bible Website Project - International

    This project adds 1300 minority language versions of the Bible to a website, meeting the desperate need for digital Biblical resources in a variety of languages in Canada and around the world.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


    National Consultant Team - Canada

    This project trains five regional consultants and creates supporting resources to strengthen pregnancy care centres across Canada, enhancing the ability of the national office to provide consultation and mentorship to these pregnancy centres especially during periods of significant development or transition such as initial set-up, changes in leadership or staff and in the face of challenges.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


    End of Life Care: Changing the Public Conversation - Canada

    This project develops a compelling policy to advance the quality of end of life care in Canada by leveraging a non-partisan Ottawa panel discussion, expert roundtables, provincial pre-budget submissions and an in-depth research white paper to build a platform that reinforces respect for dignity of life, the need for a social system response and a continuum of care focus.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


    Peer Literacy Mobile Computer Lab Program - Sierra Leone

    This project trains and empowers 60 female high school students in Sierra Leone to offer literacy support to 2,160 primary school students, and to benefit another 800 remote, rural students through e-learning support facilitated by a mobile computer lab and library.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


    3D Printing of Prosthetics for Children - Developing World

    This project researches and proposes a business model to increase the affordability and availability of lower limb prosthetics for some of the world’s poorest children in developing countries by revolutionalizing the manufacturing process of prosthetic sockets through 3D printing.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


    Toronto Debt Centre Project - Canada

    This project provides the support to open three new Toronto-based debt centres that partner with local churches to offer in-depth debt counselling as well as emotional and spiritual care to individuals as they address unmanageable debt in their lives.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


    City Youth Transportation - Canada

    This project is part of a recurring grant that provides free bus transportation to youth ages 12 to 15 from low-income communities in Hamilton, Ontario so that they can attend City Youth, a leadership development program that teaches them about God while providing leadership training, mentoring and service opportunities.

    This project is part of a recurring grant originally approved in 2014.


    Training and Developing Healthy Families - Canada

    This project offers respite care and holistic therapeutic development in Abbotsford, British Columbia to equip and empower families of children living with significant behaviour issues (Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger's, mental health diagnoses, etc.) with the skills they need to thrive in the long-term family setting.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


    Resounding Hope - Haiti

    This project multiplies the evangelism and discipleship efforts of local Haitian congregations in northern Haiti through the manufacture, supply and distribution of solar powered fix-tuned radios and audio Bibles that are tuned to a Haitian Christian radio station and pre-loaded with the Haitian Creole New Testament providing 24 hour access to the Gospel in audio form as well as Bible teaching, news and other support including in-person follow-up from the local church.


    Pharmaceutical Inventory Management Project - Developing World

    This project develops a new and accessible pharmaceutical inventory management program for partner clinics and hospitals in the developing world as a means of increasing access to medicine in vulnerable communities.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


    Canadian Family Life Project - Canada

    This project undertakes a comprehensive survey and conducts research to measure the gap between the aspirations and realities of Canadian families, and to engage politicians, policymakers and the public in the important discussion about overcoming family breakdown in all its forms. As of 2016, this organization is now part of Cardus.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


    School Poultry Enterprise - Zambia

    This project provides the funds for the construction of a 3,617 square foot chicken coop and poultry enterprise to provide an ongoing sustainable income stream for a school in Zambia that serves orphans and vulnerable children.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


    Improved Medical Care for our Community - Canada

    This project enhances healthcare services offered to the homeless and street-involved at an inner Toronto drop-in community by increasing the number and skillset of nurses available as well as creating effective triage to address drop-in needs in a separate space from complex care concerns requiring additional attention in the health clinic.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


    Fulani Bible School Building Fund - Burkina Faso

    This project enhances the capacity and effectiveness of the intensive ministry training provided to the Fulani Christian community by this residential vernacular Bible school through the construction of a building that will include 2 classrooms, an office and secure storage space.


    Roots of Opportunity - South Sudan

    This project improves nutrition, food security and income generation for rural farmers and bee keepers by equipping them with materials and training to improve crops, enhance conservation farming techniques, establish and support farmer cooperatives that facilitate storage and marketing of farm products and establish village savings and loans groups to facilitate micro-loans for income generating activities.

    This project was funded through Acts of Grace's participation in Stronger Together.


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