Community Grants

RTOERO districts are eligible to receive grants to support local community-based projects. Districts serve as the project sponsor, in partnership with a community organization.

District 12 Norfolk Projects

Year Project Amount
2021 Commercial Cooler/Freezer for Riversyde 83 Community Kitchen $2,500.00
2020 Quilts for Those in Need $4,000.00
2019 Tumaini Lights ON! - Tanzania $4,000.00
2018 Music for Memory $4,000.00
2017 Memories of Norfolk Educators $2,000.00
2016 Strong Start to Reading $4,000.00
2015 Computers to Further Literacy $4,000.00
2014 Waterless Toilets for Haïtian School Girls $4,000.00
2012 Tumaini Children's Foundation $4,000.00
2011 Halidmand-Norfolk Literacy Council: Classroom Tech Integration $4,000.00
2010 Silver Lake Rowing Club $2,680.00
2008 Copier for School in Fort Liberte, Haiti $4,000.00
2007 Vunga Vocational School, Rwanda $4,000.00
2006 Senior in School Youth $2,000.00
2005 Norfolk Aphasia Program $3,000.00
2004 Establishing a Teen Arts Council at Norfolk Arts Centre $4,000.00
2003 Remembering the One-Room School $2,000.00
2002 A Child's Journey to Norfolk $3,000.00
2001 Port Dover Composite School Pipe Band $4,000.00

News about district 12 Norfolk grants

The Passing of Cherie Szucs
The Passing of Cherie Szucs

It is with sadness that we pass along the news of the death of Cherie Szucs. RTOERO District 12 Norfolk was proud to twice su […]

District 12 supports community-minded quilters in 2020
District 12 supports community-minded quilters in 2020

It takes a group effort to stitch together the fabric of a community. A $4,000 grant from District 12 Norfolk will help the N […]

District 12 donates equipment to new community kitchen
District 12 donates equipment to new community kitchen

A $2,500 grant from District 12 Norfolk is helping to equip the new Riversyde 83 Community Kitchen in Simcoe. The funding wil […]

Pride at every age: Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ aging in Canada
Pride at every age: Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ aging in Canada

Our health and social service systems continue to be imperfect. Within healthcare and in the community older adults with inte […]

New project examines mentally healthy living after social distancing
New project examines mentally healthy living after social distancing

How has the pandemic impacted the mental health of older adults in Canada? Which evidence-informed strategies are most effect […]