Published on : Tuesday, January 17, 2017
MPP Jeff Leal was in Peterborough today, on behalf of Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism Culture and Sport, to highlight a collaborative grant led by GreenUp, a local environmental organization. The grant, awarded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, will support a Regional Centre of Expertise that will teach people and organizations about sustainable development, including water and energy conservation, waste reduction and local food production.
The Ontario Trillium Foundation supports projects ranging from preserving Indigenous languages and cultural traditions, to helping people lead active lives or learn new job skills.
Ontario Trillium Foundation grants are awarded to projects that:
Investing in local communities is part of our plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.