Community Investment Grants

Abegweit Mi'kmaq YouthThe Abegweit Mi’kmaq Youth Achieve Strategy

The Abegweit Mi’kmaq Youth Achieve Strategy is a community-based partnership-driven strategy that will engage youth and community stakeholders in the development of programs, activities and initiatives designed to ensure youth have what they need to be healthy and successful.

Reach for the StarsReach for the Stars

The Reach for the Stars program, an innovative and evidence-based after-school program for youth in junior high, provides activities and supports for students who are at risk of developing mental health and addiction challenges.

PEERS AlliancePEI Queer Youth Collective 

The PEI Queer Youth Collective is a low-barrier social support initiative designed to promote community connection, community leadership, resiliency and psychosocial well-being among LGBTQ2+ identified youth and youth allies. Group meetings are currently held in Summerside and Charlottetown.

Boys and Girls Club of SummersideNutritional Breakfast Program

The Nutritional Breakfast Program operates Monday-Friday from 6:30am - 8:30am year-round, providing children with a healthy, hearty breakfast, physical activity, time with friends, and homework support. Members also receive transportation to the club and school, along with healthy food for their lunches if needed.

Sierra Club Atlantic PEI Wild Child Forest School

Wild Child provides opportunities for children to get active in an unstructured outdoor environment with trained facilitators who have a passion for nature and working with children. Program supports healthy child development by promoting physical activity, encouraging prosocial behaviours, improved coping skills, increased confidence and enhanced emotional development.

Great Futures Program Great Futures Program

The Great Futures program aims to remove barriers and provide high-quality, educationally, socially and recreationally based programming to all children ages 5-14 regardless of household income. The aim is to introduce children to their communities, instill a value of giving back, work on taking responsibility, and showcase the value of forming partnerships within one’s community.

Big Brothers Big Sisters PEI’s Teen Mentoring Program  Teen Mentoring Program

Elementary school children who are socially awkward, experience economic insecurity, are newcomers to the community, have physical, intellectual, emotional challenges or are marginalized children who simply need a friend to connect with are matched with a Teen Mentor for one hour per week during the school year. Mentors help boost confidence while encouraging achievement at school and attaining positive personal relationships.

Family Violence Prevention Services Life Skills and Job Readiness Program  Life Skills and Job Readiness Program

The Life Skills and Job Readiness Program at Anderson House provides women and youth staying at the shelter with important tools and resources needed to promote independence, in turn helping to break the cycle of abuse and homelessness.

Blooming House Blooming House Wrap-Around Support

Supporting women transitioning into housing and women newly in housing. This includes help developing a care plan and providing continuous support in accessing outside resources and services.

Women's Network PEI The Hub

The Hub is an after-school program run out of the Hillsborough Community Center. The focus of the program is to engage 10-15 marginalized youths on a variety of topics such as gender equity, mental wellness, and confidence building activities.

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