2016 Grants

This page highlights the organizations and projects that received Acts of Grace grants in 2016.

For more information about each charity, click on the organization's logo to be directed to its website.  Click on the Project Pictures link under each grant description to view photos related to that particular project.

  • Transformational Training Centre


    This project provides interior furnishings and finishes to complete the construction of the skills training centre. The Hope Centre will offer innovative agriculture and non-formal education training programs to enhance economic opportunity for those living in Northern Cambodia.  The Hope Centre will also acts as a hub for community outreach, evangelism and church planting initiatives to bring the Gospel to this extremely poor region.

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  • Dining Hall Renovations


    This project provides the funds to raise and set the dining hall on a new foundation. This will be the first phase of renovation and redesign of the building. The dining hall renovations will increase the accessibility, capacity, efficiency and comfort of the building for campers and staff participating in summer camps and specialty weekend programs.  These camps and programs teach outdoor skills while providing opportunity for children and youth to grow in their relationship with Christ.

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  • CityYouth Transportation


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

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

  • Surgical Equipment Upgrade


    This project provides new surgical equipment for the operating room used to perform life-changing surgeries for some of Uganda’s most vulnerable children. The new equipment will significantly raise the standard of surgical care provided by the clinic by greatly reducing the inherent risks of administering anesthesia and performing surgeries on children. The equipment will also increase the number of surgeries possible so that the trajectory of a child's life can shift from one of certain disability to one with hope for a future. 

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  • Scripture Translation and Literacy

    (Guinea Bissau)

    This project will provide for the translation, publication and distribution of Scripture into the heart language of one of Guinea Bissau’s indigenous people groups. These passages and other educational literature will be used as teaching tools to facilitate literacy classes in this heart language as well as in the local working language.  The materials and classes will also act as evangelism and discipleship tools for the church so that all people in this region will be able to experience the transforming power of God’s Word in their own language.

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  • Sunday Umune Bible College LeadersFor


    This project equips Nigerian pastors and lay-leaders with Bible-based theological, character and ministry training, using the LeadersFor program (developed by The Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches of Canada). This training will support these leaders in more effectively growing and shepherding the local church. The program is designed specifically for replication to develop ongoing leadership for an accelerated church planting movement in Nigeria.

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  • Clementia Learning Center School Bus


    This project provides the funds to purchase a 30-passenger school bus for Clementia Learning Centre (CLC).  CLC provides a Christ-centered education for refugee children living in Lebanon.  With a larger bus, CLC will be able to double its current roster and increase its impact to this and future generations.

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  • Biblical Counselling Books and Mini-Booklets Translation


    This project provides for translation into French of Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF) resources.  This work includes 3 Biblical counselling books and 10 mini booklets for use in SEMBEQ’s Certificate of Biblical Counselling program.  These resources are also intended for use by Quebec pastors in their ministry as well as internationally by seminaries and churches in French-speaking Europe, the Caribbean and Africa.

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  • Growing Church in Community with Conservation Agriculture


    This project empowers a church congregation to understand their Biblical mandate to care for the vulnerable by teaching them how to develop and implement a community plan to meet their needs. Local farmers will be trained in the principles of conservation agriculture to help them grow more food, allowing the church to experience and extend Christ's compassion and live together in hope as God's community.

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