$124,200 OTF Grant Enables YWCA Cambridge to Think Bigger
Cambridge, ON – On August 8, Cambridge MPP Brian Riddell met with YWCA Cambridge staff and leadership to learn more about the $124,200 Resilient Communities grant awarded to the organization by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) that was used to reinvigorate YWCA Cambridge’s communications and fundraising strategies to help future-proof the 75-year-old organization. The project, which enabled YWCA Cambridge to hire new core staff, engage experts and purchase new software and technology, wraps up this month.
The funds were used to reinvigorate YWCA Cambridge’s communications and fundraising strategies to help future-proof the 75-year-old organization. Furthermore, the grant enabled YWCA Cambridge to hire a skilled project manager to oversee the project and build out documentation for ensuring the longevity and sustainability of the improved communications and fundraising processes and strategies.
YWCA Cambridge is a member association of YWCA Canada, Canada’s oldest and largest women-serving organization. The nonprofit provides programming and services aimed at advancing gender equity, empowering women, girls and gender diverse individuals and ending gender-based violence.
The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of Canada’s leading granting foundations celebrates 40 years of grant-making in Ontario and making a lasting impact in communities. Last year, OTF invested over $110M into 1,022 community projects and partnerships. Visit otf.ca to learn more.
For more information, please contact:
Zoe Whitman, Project Manager, OTF Project