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 […]

Webinar: Mentally healthy living after social distancing – A study of older Canadians 
Webinar: Mentally healthy living after social distancing – A study of older Canadians 

This webinar was presented in May 2022 by the RTOERO Foundation featuring Dr. Gail Low Associate Professor, University of Alb […]

RTOERO Foundation issues call for grant proposals
RTOERO Foundation issues call for grant proposals

The RTOERO Foundation is now accepting letters of intent for grants of $10,000 to $50,000 to support projects that aim to imp […]