The Commonwell is energizing learning throughout Commonwell Country!
L.E.A.F. is back in 2023 awarding $350,000 in grants for community projects that support learning and capacity improvements for our communities to thrive in the long-term. Applications are now closed. Find one in your community below.
HOW THE COMMONWELL L.E.A.F INITIATIVE WORKS
Submit a Project
Project submissions are now closed. But you can still play a part in re-energizing learning and engagement in your community by adding your support to a project that has already been submitted. When you do, that project submission is strengthened.
Support a Project
Supporting projects is now closed.
FIND A PROJECT IN YOUR COMMUNITY TO SUPPORT TODAY!
What facilities, community centres or education spaces could use programming or space improvements to accelerate learning and engagement in your community? Where do you need more room, more capacity, better environments? And how will you put the grant to work to grow the community resiliency that comes from learning, working and connecting together? Here are some ideas to help you get started.
2022 COMMONWELL L.E.A.F. GRANT RECIPIENTS
These 10 inspiring, community lead projects across the province earned L.E.A.F. Grants in 2022. Explore each one to learn more about how learning and engagement will be reenergized in these communities and to get ideas.
- Loving Spoonful’s Community Harvest Food Forest
- Community Capacity Building for Food Security in Innisfil
- Wellness Workshop Series
- Milverton All Wheels Park Project
- Reigniting Community Learning through Revitalizing The West Schoolhouse!
- Stirling-Rawdon Public Library Makerspace
- Bonnechere Union Public Library Post-Pandemic Technology Revitalization
- FLEXspace for the Deseronto Public Library
- Kearney & Area Public Library new computers project
- Kids Feeding Kids
- Build Back Better with Kingston Gets Active
- Troy Scott Community Fridge Expansion
- Launchpad 2.0
- Orangeville Public Library Creation Lab (makerspace)
- Killaloe Pathways Park
- Bridging the Digital Divide in Rural Cramahe Township
- The TRACKS tipi – A space where Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth build relationships
- The South Lanark Community Garden Off Grid Greenhouse, Solar, Water Reservoir Project
- ‘ The Completion of the Tatlock Hall “Field of Dreams” ‘
- Richmond Legacy Pavilion
- The Library: A Place for YOUth
- The Sharing Place Meals 4 Change Community Kitchen
- Kars Community Rink Improvement
- PSPL Kids’ Portal: Escape into Knowledge
- Refreshing the Technology Centre at the Whitestone Public Library
- The Drop
- Glen Walter Regional Park Tennis Court Resurfacing
- A Community Hub/Young Adult Centre and Affordable Housing for Gravenhurst
- Revitalization of Woodville/Eldon Community Centre
- Avonmore Community Park Concrete Pad
- Alexandria Skate Park Expansion