Lyle S. Hallman Foundation


Higher Education Grants




Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Doing Well With Conestoga
$554,120 (3 year grant)
The project is a model of inclusive post-secondary learning that integrates the needs of the whole student (psycho-social and cognitive) through mental health awareness, responsive curriculum practices, and capacity development and resiliency building that is grounded in shared understandings of the changing place of education and work.


University of Waterloo
Conrad Grebel-The Ripple Effect Education
$150,000 (3 year grant)
The Ripple Effect Education (TREE) develops and facilitates educational resources to create peace-literate citizens with demonstrable conflict resolution skills, and awareness of justice issues locally and globally.



Wilfrid Laurier University
Laurier School in the Community II
$396,896 (3 year grant)
Laurier School in the Community II (LSIC II) bridges the gap between marginalized groups and university studies. In collaboration with The Working Centre, LSIC II provides opportunities for non-traditional, socio-economically marginalized learners to explore and pursue post-secondary studies in a supportive environment free of charge.




Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Creating New Futures
$462,226 (3 year grant)
This project will contribute significantly to implementing an essential program for high school graduates with intellectual
disabilities who are unable to enter the regular post-secondary stream, but have desire and potential to improve their level of
independent functioning.  The Community Integration through Co-operative Education program will provide opportunities to
build life skills and develop employability capabilities for positive community integration.

St. Paul's University College
Circle of Life-long Learning Camp
$240,000 (3 year grant)
The Circle of Life-long Learning Camp will create vivid learning experiences for Aboriginal children and their
parents/guardians.  Presentations, classes and activities are designed to keep participants engaged, informed and entertained
while exploring the power and possibilities of science (including health sciences), technology, engineering and math in a
culturally based setting.

Wilfrid Laurier University
Inside-Out Canada
$191,938 (2 year grant)
Inside-Out brings incarcerated and campus-based students together as classmates in a transformative educational experience.
Laurier is the national hub for Inside-Out Canada, providing instructor training, supporting program development,
coordinating an alumni steering committee called the Walls to Bridges collective, and offering a variety of university credit




University of Waterloo
Peace Camp
$79,000 (5 year grant)
Peace Camp offers programming to a variety of youth aged 11 to 14. Using the resources of the community and the uWaterloo campus, this week-long day camp gives participants the skills they need to make peace-filled choices when violence may feel like the only reaction.

Wilfrid Laurier University
Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program
$373,625 (3 year grant)
The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program offers integrative university-level courses that bring university students and incarcerated individuals together to study as peers within a prison. This transformational program emphasizes collaboration and dialogue, inspiring participants to break down social barriers, collaborate, and lead change in their lives and communities.


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