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Strong Women, Strong Communities

Strong Women, Strong Communities

Since 2010, human trafficking has shown a steady rise globally. Despite best efforts to fight this trend, certain areas around the world remain known as hotspots for trafficking activities. India has been at the forefront of this ongoing battle for human rights. While...

Putting Mental Health at the Top of Mind

Putting Mental Health at the Top of Mind

Mental health problems affect nearly every person on earth at some point in their life. They negatively impact our cognitive, emotional, and behavioral well-being and can lead to isolation, depression, and suicide. Despite the near-universal prevalence of such issues,...

Providing Financial Opportunity in Rural Uganda

Providing Financial Opportunity in Rural Uganda

Recipient: BeadforLifeAmount received: $30,332.78 CAD In Uganda, as few as 1-in-3 girls attend secondary school. This statistic becomes even starker taking only women living in rural areas into account. Without some degree of higher education, many of these girls will...

Turtley Successful Rehabilitation

Turtley Successful Rehabilitation

Grant Recipient: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC)Grant amount: $19,565.30 CAD Oceans and seas cover more than two-thirds of the planet’s surface. The amazing and diverse ecosystems that thrive in earth's waters are a vital barometer of its overall health....

Ending Violence Towards Women

Ending Violence Towards Women

Amount Received: $90,000 CAD Anticipated Project Completion Date: December 2018 More than 1 in 3 women have experienced violence. These figures can vary from society to society, but what appears to be universally applicable is that poverty and violence often go...

Simply Saving Lives: Cruz Roja Mexicana

Simply Saving Lives: Cruz Roja Mexicana

Project Recipient: Cruz Roja Mexicana Project Amount: $9,200 CAD Healthcare is a universal need—especially in times of emergency. This is certainly true in the city of Acapulco (Guerrero, Mexico) and surrounding rural areas, where a population of over 1,000,000 people...

Developing Young Artists

Developing Young Artists

Project Recipient: Institute of Contemporary ArtsProject Amount: $293,850.09 CAD What does art mean to you? For some, art is an escape. To others, it is the purest form of human self expression. And for some, art is simply an abstract concept - a forgettable school...

Preserving World Heritage Sites

Preserving World Heritage Sites

Project Recipient: World Monuments Fund Project Amount: $960,000 CAD Studying our history and reflecting on the past is a unique human prerogative which allows us to learn from our mistakes and build on our wisdom. Overall as a species, we have a great appreciation...

Encouraging Stewardship and Recreation at Lake Champlain

Encouraging Stewardship and Recreation at Lake Champlain

Spanning over 120 miles and straddling the U.S.-Canadian border, Lake Champlain is a breathtaking freshwater lake celebrated by local communities for its rich history, diverse wildlife, and recreational opportunities. The Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center (CSC),...

CANDLE: The Goats Project

CANDLE: The Goats Project

The goat – one of the first animals domesticated by man  – is an intelligent and social animal who provides us with a great many uses including milk, clothing material, fuel, and more. With the unique trait of having twins most of the time and the ability to digest...

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