Lyle S. Hallman Foundation


Current Grants

 

The Lyle S. Hallman Foundation is pleased to support the following programs and projects in 2022.

 

 

Higher Education Grants

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Growing together: Inviting Indigenous ways of knowing and being into the early years

$630,000 over 3 years
Inspired by the intersection of Western research and Indigenous knowledge in believing that meaningful learning for young children is rooted in play and nature, this project will integrate Indigenous ways of knowing and being into the early years’ programs through teaching gardens that focus on relationships with the land, language and culture.

 

Conrad Grebel University College

House of Friendship Leadership Scholarship
$186,800 over 4 years
The House of Friendship Leadership Scholarship provides funding for four years of tuition at a University of Waterloo program and two years of residence at Conrad Grebel University College. Recipients of this award will demonstrate leadership capabilities and expand this potential at Conrad Grebel and in House of Friendship programs.

 

University of Waterloo

Talk2Thrive Board Games Project
$232,780 over 2 years
Talk2Thrive is the outreach arm of the Children’s Communication Lab at the University of Waterloo. The Board Games Project helps to build strong foundations for communication, literacy and language development in children from two to 12 years of age. Programs take place in community settings, in fun and informal ways.

 

Wilfrid Laurier University

Learners from Care: Academic Success Program
$318,000 over 7 years
The Learners from Care Academic Success program provides support for youth from care to participate fully in their university experience both inside and outside of the classroom. Through wrap-around support from admission to graduation, students can focus on excelling in their studies and meeting their academic and career goals.

 

 

Community Support Grants

Anishnabeg Outreach

AO Nest Tutoring Program
600,000 over 3 years
The AO Nest Tutoring Program is designed to support Indigenous children and youth from kindergarten to grade 12 who are struggling academically. Children and youth will be matched with a tutor to work with them to meet academic goals facilitated through the AO Nest platform.

 

Capacity Canada

Igniting Capacity for Social Good
$994,160 over 3 years
Capacity Canada will develop a tool to assess non-profits’ capacity. To address needs identified in the assessment, Capacity Canada will formalize a suite of services that support these agencies in doing more good. 12 Waterloo Region non-profits will have subsidized access to the tool and services over the three-year project.

 

Children and Youth Planning Table of Waterloo Region

Belonging, System Support & Transformation Post-Pandemic
$460,000 over 2 years
This project seeks to alleviate the destabilizing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by prioritizing child and youth belonging and youth-centric planning. The project also supports system coordination by providing organizations with resources and capacity building to identify and address community needs, especially for those experiencing systemic barriers.

 

The Working Centre

Building Resilience
$750,000 over 3 years
The Working Centre, as a 40 year old organization, seeks to transition from being a founder-led organization, to continue to lean into the deep issues of poverty and dislocation in the community, reinventing structures, engagement and resilience to ensure they remain true to the deep values base on which they are founded.

 

 

Stabilization Grants

The 2022 Stabilization Grants are proactive (no application requested) and unrestricted grants to mission-aligned partners.

 

Alison Neighbourhood Community Centre (charitable partner: Fiddlesticks Community Centre)

$69,000 per year for two years

 

African Women's Alliance of Waterloo Region (charitable partner: World Wide Opportunities for Women Inc.)

$69,000 per year for two years

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region

$100,000 per year for two years

 

Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank

$100,000 per year for two years

 

Carizon Family & Community Services

$1,000,000 per year for two years

 

Community Justice Initiatives

$75,000 per year for two years

 

Community Music School of Waterloo Region

$20,000 per year for two years

 

Compass Refugee Centre

$50,000 per year for two years

 

Counselling Collaborative of Waterloo Region

$500,000 per year for two years

 

Fiddlesticks Community Centre

$60,000 per year for two years

 

Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre

$60,000 per year for two years

 

Hespeler Village Neighbourhood Association (charitable partner: Fiddlesticks Community Centre)

$69,000 per year for two years

 

House of Friendship

$250,000 per year for two years

 

KidsAbility Foundation

$400,000 per year for two years

 

Kinbridge Community Association

$150,000 per year for two years

 

KW Counselling Services

$300,000 per year for two years

 

Langs Farm Village Association

$250,000 per year for two years

 

Lutherwood Child and Family Foundation

$500,000 per year for two years

 

Marillac Place

$150,000 per year for two years

 

Monica Place

$25,000 per year for two years

 

Nutrition for Learning

$50,000 per year for two years

 

Preston Heights Community Group

$60,000 per year for two years

 

rare Charitable Research Reserve

$200,000 per year for two years

 

Reception House Waterloo Region

$150,000 per year for two years

 

SHORE Centre

$250,000 per year for two years

 

Silverheights Neighbourhood Association (charitable partner: Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre)

$69,000 per year for two years

 

THEMUSEUM

$150,000 per year for two years

 

The Ripple Effect Education

$20,000 per year for two years

 

Women's Crisis Services Waterloo Region

$75,000 per year for two years

 

Woolwich Community Health Centre

$300,000 per year for two years

 

YMCA of Three Rivers

$500,000 per year for two years

 

YWCA Cambridge

$400,000 per year for two years

 

YWCA Kitchener-Waterloo

$100,000 per year for two years

 

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