Ontario Trillium Funding for Local Not-For-Profits

May 17, 2023

WHITBY ― MPP Lorne Coe announced today that the Ontario Government is providing
more than $380,300 in Resilient Communities Fund grant funding through the Ontario
Trillium Foundation (OTF) to help non-profit organizations serving Whitby and other
parts of the Region of Durham deliver community support programs. Resilient
Communities Fund grant recipients are Victim Services of Durham Region – $180,500,
and Luke’s Place – $199,800.

“I am thrilled that two Durham Region not-for-profit organizations were selected as
recipients of the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Resilient Communities Fund. “This
funding will allow Victim Services of Durham Region, and Luke’s Place Support and
Resource Centre for Women to develop new strategies and innovative programs and
services that meet the needs of hard-working families,” said Lorne Coe, MPP for Whitby
and Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier.

The Resilient Communities Fund provides grants of up to $200,000 to eligible non-profit
organizations to recover and build capacity, resilience and sustainability. These grants
will support organizations that are making a positive impact in communities throughout
the province. This includes Victim Services of Durham Region, and Luke’s Place
Support and Resource Centre for Women.

Please visit the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s website for more information and a full list
of Resilient Communities Fund grant stream recipients.

Quick Facts

  • The Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, working to build healthy and vibrant communities across Ontario through investments of local grants to non-profit organizations. Its programs support the arts, culture, sports and recreation, heritage, human and social services, and environment sectors across the province.
  • Since 2018, the Ontario government has invested nearly $545 million in more than 4,900 projects through the Ontario Trillium Foundation, creating more than 4,600 full-time jobs and generating more than $828 million in economic benefits to communities across Ontario.