Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2011-2012 - 3rd Quarter
Recipient Name: UPFRONT THEATRE FOUNDATION
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2011-10-24
Value: $499,000.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Recipient proposes to develop, implement and evaluate a community-based educational, cultural and vocational project to be provided to African/Caribbean female youth in conflict with the law from the Jane and Finch area and who are involved in or at risk of gang involvement. This three-year project will work closely with female youth to provide them with meaningful educational, cultural and social programs to guide them towards completing their high school, and using the arts and multi-media as possible pathways to employment. Some of the female youth who complete the program will serve as peer mentors. The structured and culturally-relevant project will also consist of extensive workshops in anger management, life skills, career development and financial planning.
Comments: Multi-year Project: from 20112012 to 20142015
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