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2014 Ruth Atkinson Hindmarsh Award

Award to Ontario, Canada Organizations for
Improving the Lives of Children & Youth

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Foundation / Corporation

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Atkinson Charitable Foundation

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One award of $50,000 to an Ontario, Canada organization in recognition and support of work that makes Ontario a healthier, fairer and more inclusive place for children and youth to mature and develop. Strong nominees will be able to demonstrate how their organization is making a difference in the lives of children and youth growing up in difficult circumstances.

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GrantWatch ID#: 140805

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-Organizations that work to make Ontario a healthier, fairer and more inclusive for children and youth to grow up are eligible to be nominated.
-Organizations may nominate themselves.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A webinar will be hosted on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM to answer any questions about the nomination process.

To register, please send your name and coordinates to

Pre-Application Information:

Nomination letters should be no longer than four pages and include:
-The full name of the organization.
-The charitable registration number of the organization.
-A brief description of the organization (e.g. mission, goals, objectives, programs).
-Concrete examples of how the organization is making a difference in the the lives of children and youth growing up in difficult in circumstances.
-A brief description of how the organization’s work is innovative, unique and exemplary.
-A statement of how the award would be used.

Address your letter to:
The Ruth Atkinson Hindmarsh Award Selection Committee
Atkinson Foundation
One Yonge Street, Suite 702
Toronto, Ontario M5E 1E5

Contact Information:

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

Tel: 416.368.5152
Fax: 416.865.3619

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Ontario;

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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