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Small grant has big impact

Many of the children in the program were struggling with ADHD, anxiety, depression, family illness, divorce and understanding their gender and sexual identity. Sandra Clarke says, “Our team did their best to create a non-judgemental environment where all the children could benefit, feel included and supported in their choices.”

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Keeping the beat

Emily Fontana says percussion was a good starting point because the instruments, thanks to their accessibility and shareability, are ideal for group participation and experimentation. “Right now, we are going by instinct and being highly responsive to where the kids want to go with this. My job is to make a safe happy space where these children can grow and achieve things.”

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Say Yes! to Kids

“An increasing number of Canadian churches are proving to be both community-minded and entrepreneurial,” says Michelle Hauser, Development & Communications Officer for AFC. “Almost daily we see grant reports that impress and amaze us. This knowledge and experience can and should be transferrable.

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All abuzz about V-Bee-S

“The kids donned their bee suits and bravely went inside the hive. We spent about an hour inside and all the kids were able to collect a little honey from the hive…parents were happy to see their kids having fun and loved the program for bridging learning, science, and talking about God’s creation.”

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You’re invited!

The Anglican Foundation of Canada and St. Anne’s Anglican Church, Toronto, are pleased to invite friends in the Greater Toronto Area to attend a Choral Evensong and the closing night exhibition of “NetherMind – Elegy” on Wednesday, November 16. The exhibition has been generously funded by a grant from the George & Esther Snell Trust. 

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Trinity House Grand Opening

Over the next year, under the guidance of the Rev. Mark Whittall, Incumbent, these students will commit to living together as part of their faith journey. As members of this intentional community, they also commit to supporting one another in their spiritual, work, and academic life.

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$25,000 for Indigenous Youth

“As the Anglican Church of Canada continues to walk together with Indigenous Anglicans across Canada this initiative is a tangible sign of that commitment. Building connections between young people will be essential to the future of our churches and the country. Thank you to the AFC donors who have made this possible!”

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Indigenous Ministries

Since 2010 AFC has provided more than $450,000 in support of Indigenous Ministries. Grants have included funding for healing and reconciliation initiatives, support for the language revitalization movement, and numerous urban Indigenous ministry projects.

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A man of “wisdom and grace”

“Jack Howell was the voice of history, and his perspective of the past became the voice of wisdom and grace on the Catholic Apostolic Universal Church Trust Fund Advisory Committee. And it was his perspective of the past that helped to keep us focused on the mission of the church for the future.”

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