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Community Living Ontario Awards

Awards and a Bursary to Honor Ontario Individuals and Groups for
Promoting Inclusivity for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

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Community Living Ontario

Deadline Date:

07/16/19 4:00 PM

Description:

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Awards and a bursary to Ontario individuals and groups to recognize outstanding work in promoting communities that are inclusive of people with intellectual disabilities. Strong candidates work to ensure that people who have intellectual disabilities have equal rights, respect, and acceptance in their communities. Nominations will be considered for the following award categories:

Anne Stafford Light Up the Future Bursary: Beneficiaries of the Anne Stafford Light up the Future Bursary will be seeking to pursue a professional development opportunity through an educational program or personal interest course.

James Montgomerie Community Award: An award for an organization that demonstrates leadership and innovation in furthering the goals and vision of Community Living.

Jason Rae Leadership Award: The award is intended for a person who has shown exemplary dedication to inclusion and giving back to their community.

Media Award: The Community Living Ontario Media Award recognizes the importance of media in raising awareness of issues important to people who have an intellectual disability. The recipient will be selected based on an original news story appearing in print, broadcast, or electronic media in Ontario between January 1 and December 31 of a given calendar year.

Orville Endicott Social Justice Award: This award is presented to a person or organization who has taken personal action to challenge injustice in society in order to better the lives of people who have an intellectual disability.

Communications and Social Media Award: This award recognizes the outstanding achievement of organizations that use social media, newsletters, and websites to foster positive, socially-relevant information and messaging among people supported, families, and the broader community.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181036

Estimated Size of Grant:

Anne Stafford Bursary: Bursaries may be granted up to a maximum of $1,000.

Jason Rae Leadership Award: $1,000 will also be awarded to the recipient in recognition of the leadership undertaken and the contributions they have made.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Anne Stafford Bursary: The bursary is open to Ontario residents aged 18 and older who have been identified as having an intellectual disability and are seeking to pursue a professional development opportunity through an educational program or personal interest course.

James Montgomerie Community Award: This award is presented to an organization that actively addresses the legacy of institutions in society and moves toward practices that focus on inclusion and individual autonomy.

Jason Rae Leadership Award: The award is intended for a person who has shown exemplary dedication to inclusion and giving back to their community.

Media Award: Nominations are invited from individual journalists, news organizations, member organizations or anyone who wishes to draw out attention to a print, broadcast (radio/TV) or online feature article that meets the criteria.

Orville Endicott Social Justice Award: This award is presented to a person or organization who has taken personal action to challenge injustice in our society in order to better the lives of people who have an intellectual disability.

Communications and Social Media Award: This award is open to member organizations that have demonstrated excellence in promoting messages of inclusion and community involvement through a combination of social media, newsletters and their websites. Submissions in any or all of these areas are encouraged.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

Anne Stafford Light up the Future Bursary and Jason Rae Leadership Award nominations must be submitted by 4:00 PM on the deadline date.

Mission and Vision: https://communitylivingontario.ca/en/mission-vision/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Nominations should be mailed or emailed to:

Community Living Ontario
1 Valleybrook Drive, Suite 201
Toronto, ON M3B 2S7
awards@communitylivingontario.ca

Please specify the award or bursary name at the top of the mailing address.

Tel: 416-447-4348 or 1-800-278-8025
Fax: 416-447-8974

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Ontario