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Kids Get Stressed Too program goes virtual thanks to United Way grant

Coping with COVID-19 brings mental burdens like worry, frustration, and loneliness to everyone, including children. The Self-Management Program of Southeastern Ontario (SMPSO), housed at the Kingston Community Health Centres (KCHC) helps equip children with the tools to cope and manage stress. SMPSO is proud to announce that new funding received

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Grant supports programs for disabled adults in South and Central Frontenac

Thanks to a grant from The Community Foundation Kingston & Area Fall 2020 Community Grants Program, disabled adults in South and Central Frontenac will be able to access virtual support in the new year through New Leaf Link. New Leaf Link (NeLL), a non-profit charitable organization that supports adults with

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Second round of Emergency Community Support Fund grants over $350,000 locally

The second round of funding of the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) sees local charities receive a boost of over $350,000. The money will allow charities to adapt and increase frontline services for vulnerable populations during COVID-19, according to a release from the United Way, dated Friday,

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Emergency Community Support Fund applications accepted throughout October

United Way Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington and the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area are once again accepting funding applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF), according to a release from the United Way, dated Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. The Government of Canada first announced the $350 million

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CFKA launches the Fall 2020 Community Grants Competition

Over $500,000 has been granted to local charities through the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area (CFKA) since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared in March, with more funds becoming available this fall, according a release from the CFKA, dated Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020.  “Knowing that the uncertainties faced by charities

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Local YMCA awarded grant to help offset re-opening costs

The YMCA of Eastern Ontario has recieved a grant from the Community Foundation for Kingston and Area (CFKA). The grant, $34,000 in funds, comes from the Emergency Community Support Fund and the James & Julie Parker Family Foundation, and will be put toward the costs of re-opening the Kingston facility

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H’art Centre opting for phased-in approach to reopening

Like many services, businesses, and charities, H’art Centre in downtown Kingston has faced a number of challenges and changes during the COVID-19 pandemic – and according to those with the organization, their staff met those challenges and changes head on. The not-for-profit community arts hub, which provides artists with disabilities

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Local United Way grants $817,000 to community programs through Emergency Community Support Fund

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, United Way Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington put out a call for applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). The fund provides financial support to charities adapting their frontline services to support vulnerable Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funded by the Government of Canada,

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Community Foundation accepting applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund

The Community Foundation for Kingston and Area is now accepting funding applications for the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF), according to an announcement made by the Community Foundation on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The ECSF provides financial support to charities and other qualified donors who are adapting

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