$99,000 OTF Grant Gives Community Care Northumberland Resilience

Jun 27, 2023 | News

Northumberland, ON – Monday, June 26, 2023 – Earlier this afternoon, local MPP David Piccini met with the team at Community Care Northumberland (CCN) at the Timber House Resort (Brighton) to offer congratulations and support for essential funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Community Care Northumberland is grateful to receive a $99,000 grant from the Resilient Communities Fund from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF).

“This investment by the Ontario Trillium Foundation is great news for many in our community,” said David Piccini, MPP for Northumberland-Peterborough-South. “There are about 5000 residents of Northumberland that use Community Care Northumberland’s programs and services everyday, so this grant will impact many in our community who will benefit from these services.”

This grant will be used to implement a new strategic plan, purchase IT equipment, enable additional staff and volunteer training and support new volunteer recruitment strategies and tools.

“The impact of this Ontario Trillium Foundation grant cannot be overstated,” said Trish Baird, CEO of CCN. “This grant has allowed us to continue to support essential service needs in our community, including Transportation, Meals on Wheels, Wellness, Home Help and Hospice Services to individuals and families in Northumberland County. We also want to congratulate the Ontario Trillium Foundation on 40 years of granting and building healthy and vibrant communities across the province.”

CCN is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our community through the creation, coordination and delivery of relevant community-based programs and services. If you wish to enquire about our programs and services, please visit our website at: www.commcare.ca

The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of Canada’s leading granting foundations celebrates 40 years of grant-making in Ontario and making a lasting impact in communities. Last year, OTF invested over $110M into 1,022 community projects and partnerships. Visit otf.ca to learn more.


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Trish Baird                                                                        Joel Scott

Chief Executive Officer                                                  Director, Donor Relations and Communications

Community Care Northumberland                             Community Care Northumberland

1-866-514-5774                                                                1-905-376-1625

t.baird@commcare.ca                                                    j.scott@commcare.ca

Community Care Northumberland (CCN) is a multi-service community support organization in Northumberland County. Through the creation, coordination and delivery of nutrition, transportation, wellness, in-home and hospice services, CCN improves the health and wellbeing of our clients. Our programs and services improve the quality of life of seniors, adults with disabilities, those recovering from illness or injury, and hospice clients and their loved ones and caregivers, allowing them to remain in their own homes and communities. www.commcare.ca

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