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Guelph Sustainable Solutions at the Chamber of Commerce Receives $103,600 Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant

January 18, 2013

MPP Liz Sandals is pleased to announce that the Guelph Chamber of Commerce Sustainable Solution’s Project will be receiving an Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant of $103,600 over 24 months.

Guelph Sustainable Solutions is a multi-year collaborative project which aims to promote, coordinate and alignGuelphas a national leader in sustainability.

Specifically, this grant will enable Guelph Sustainable Solutions – which is managed collaboratively by the City of Guelph, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce, the University of Guelph, local businesses, and community benefit organizations – to hire a Project Manager and administrative staff.

QUOTES

“Our community has shown strong support for sustainability – economic, environmental, social and cultural – and this Ontario Trililum Foundation grant will assist Guelph Sustainable Solutions in promoting further support.”

-- Liz Sandals, MPP forGuelph

"The pillars of sustainability connect all types of businesses and organizations and give a balanced platform for economic and business growth."  

-- Lloyd Longfield, President and CAO,GuelphChamber of Commerce

QUICK FACTS

  • A leading grant maker inCanada, the Ontario Trillium Foundation strengthens the capacity of the voluntary sector through investments in community-based initiatives. An agency of the Government of Ontario, OTF builds healthy and vibrant communities.
  • The Guelph Chamber of Commerce is the pre-eminent business membership organization inGuelphrepresenting business organizations by acting as the voice of the business community on significant public issues in theGuelpharea.
  • GCC promotes economic policies which serve the best interests of the business community, and the goals of its members with services, products and an informed and committed staff.

LEARN MORE

Learn more about the Guelph Chamber of Commerce.  

Learn more about the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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For more information, please contact:

Julie Ellis

Office of Liz Sandals, MPP

(519) 836-4190

 

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