2020 General & Grassroots
Community Investment Statistics

Requested

19 Total Applications Recieved

12 General Applications Received
7 Grassroots Applications Received
$0
Requested for 2020 Community Investments

Approved

11 Approved for Community Investment

$1,358,000 Approved for General Projects
$42,000 Approved for Grassroots Projects
$0
Approved for 2020 Community Investment

2020 General & Grassroots
Community Investment Recipients

Organization:  Ganohkwasra
Project: 2020 Youth Lodge Renovations
Project Summary: Renovations to the Ganohkwasra Youth Lodge to accommodate the needs of the youth in our community
Approved Investment:  $225,000.00

Organization: Six Nations Polytechnic
Project: Six Nations Polytechnic Building Re-development Project
Project Summary:Renovate additional learning space due to significant growth which will include enhanced wifi and cellphone signals to accommodate daytime program delivery
Approved Investment: $100,339.26

Organization: Six Nations Fire & Emergency Services
Project: Tanker Truck
Project Summary: Six Nations Fire & Emergency Services will purchase a new tanker truck to service the areas of the community not currently on the waterline
Approved Investment: $489,250.00

Organization: Six Nations Language Commission
Project: Language Revitalization, Sustainability & Renewal
Project Summary: Funding for instructor wages to increase the critical mass of speakers on Six Nations
Approved Investment: $100,000.00

Organization: Six Nations Farmer’s Association
Project:  Six Nations Agricultural Center Feasibility
Project Summary: The Six Nations Farmer’s Association will complete a feasibility study to determine the need for a community-owned agricultural resource center
Approved Investment:  $50,000.00

Organization: Six Nations Community Food Bank
Project: Fencing around the Lot, Generator, Paving the Parking Lot
Project Summary: Purchase a generator for power outages and pave the laneway/lot of the newly constructed Food Bank to enhance the safety and accessibility for elderly.
Approved Investment: $42,380.00

Organization:  Woodland Cultural Centre
Project: Strategic Planning & Rebranding Initiative
Project Summary: Create two new contract positions 1) Strategic Planner: to guide the vision and strategic priorities; 2) Marketing Coordinator: who will be responsible for re-branding and marketing
Approved Investment: $59,577.36

Organization:  Six Nations Central Administration
Project: Design of New Six Nations Central Administration Building
Project Summary: To design a multi story, fully accessible, Central Administration building to accommodate central administration staff as many are located off site
Approved Investment: $291,453.38

Organization:  Grand River Pow Wow Committee
Project: Grand River “Champion of Champions Pow Wow 2020”
Project Summary: To provide meals for the dancers, singers and volunteers participating in the Grand River Pow Wow 2020. Projected 500 meals per day will be needed in 2020
Approved Investment: $12,000.00

Organization: Two Row on the Grand
Project: Two Row on the Grand 2020
Project Summary: First Nations and allies dedicated to paddle along the Grand from Paris to Port Maitland. Together native and non native peoples will work together to commemorate the original intent of the 1613 Two Row Treaty. The group will participate in community building, events and cultural teachings as they paddle and camp along the Grand
Approved Investment: $15,000.00

Organization: Jamieson Elementary Home & School Association
Project: Electronic Digital Display Board & Base
Project Summary: To install an electronic digital display sign to help with signage and communication to parents/community
Approved Investment: $15,000.00

2020 Emergency Relief Fund for Non-Profit Organizations

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Six Nations Economic Development Trust created an application for on-reserve non-profit organizations that serve the Six Nations community. The EDT Emergency Relief Fund was developed to support the safety and wellbeing of grassroot organizations in the community by providing financial support for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Eligible non-profit organizations could apply to receive a maximum grant of $1000 to provide assistance in reducing the costs of PPE such as face coverings, hand sanitizer, rubber gloves, plexiglass, alcohol spray, cleaning supplies, etc.

2020 Emergency Relief Fund Recipients

Organization: Six Nations Community Food Bank
Project: Personal Protective Equipment Grant
Project Summary: Money will be used to reduce costs of PPE required during COVID-19 pandemic such as face coverings, hand sanitizer, rubber gloves, plexiglass, alcohol spray, cleaning supplies, etc.
Approved Investment:  $1000

Organization: Six Nations Public Library
Project: Personal Protective Equipment Grant
Project Summary: Money will be used to reduce costs of PPE required during COVID-19 pandemic such as face coverings, hand sanitizer, rubber gloves, plexiglass, alcohol spray, cleaning supplies, etc.
Approved Investment:  $1000

Organization: Kayanase
Project: Personal Protective Equipment Grant
Project Summary: Money will be used to reduce costs of PPE required during COVID-19 pandemic such as face coverings, hand sanitizer, rubber gloves, plexiglass, alcohol spray, cleaning supplies, etc.
Approved Investment:  $1000

Organization: CKRZ
Project: Personal Protective Equipment Grant
Project Summary: Money will be used to reduce costs of PPE required during COVID-19 pandemic such as face coverings, hand sanitizer, rubber gloves, plexiglass, alcohol spray, cleaning supplies, etc.
Approved Investment:  $1000

Organization: Music for the Spirit
Project: Personal Protective Equipment Grant
Project Summary: Money will be used to reduce costs of PPE required during COVID-19 pandemic such as face coverings, hand sanitizer, rubber gloves, plexiglass, alcohol spray, cleaning supplies, etc.
Approved Investment:  $1000