NERI continues to work with stakeholders to address the needs of the North End community through the development of partnerships, networking and building community capacity.
Small Grants Fund (SGF)
NERI in partnership with Neighbourhoods Alive! (NA!) established a Small Grants Fund (SFG) available to local organizations to undertake small projects that emphasize capacity building, community stability, well being and economic development initiatives.
In 2011 the SGF approved $147,524 to 74 projects along with $2476 towards Administration and Audit fees. Five North End neighbourhoods received the following funds: William Whyte ($13,420); St. John’s ($27,478); Dufferin ($24,419); North Point Douglas ($34,939); Lord Selkirk Park ($13,418) and (Multiple NA! communities) $33,850) (included partnership projects and projects where activities took place in more than one NA! community) For a complete list of approved project expenses, please see the Audited Financial Statement.