Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: Biminaawzogin Regional Aboriginal Women's Circle
Location: Orillia, Ontario
Date: 2010-03-15
Value: $131,860.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: This 24 month project, The Women's Transition Bridging Program, will provide 25 disadvantaged Aboriginal women with an opportunity to increase education and pre-employment skills. The program serves as a catalyst for change by empowering women in urban settings to make the transition to a learning or employment environment. The program includes the delivery of an eight week in class life skills program, followed by sixteen weeks of individual support for a total of 32 weeks of direct client programming. This program concentrates on building self-confidence and self-esteem while preparing women to enter the classroom or employment setting.
Comments: Multi-year project of 24 months