Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Propeller Dance Named Finalist for 2012 Great Grants Award

News Release
The Ontario Trillium Foundation today announced that Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre and Propeller Dance are finalists for the prestigious 2012 Great Grants Awards. The awards recognize Ontario organizations that have demonstrated exceptional results, innovation and a lasting impact on the communities they serve.
Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre and Propeller Dance have been selected as finalists in the human and social services and arts and culture categories respectively. A total of eight 2012 Great Grants Awards recipients will be recognized in the presence of Hon. Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, at a ceremony in Toronto on March 23.
Ontario Trillium Foundation Great Grants Award finalists were selected from among some 4,500 groups that received OTF support between April 2006 and December 2010.
Eight Great Grants Awards will be presented on March 23 in Toronto:

  • One award for each of OTF's four funded sectors: arts and culture, sports and recreation, environment, and human and social services

  • The Minister's Award

  • The Chair's Award

  • The CEO's Award

  • The People's Choice Award
OTF grants funding to approximately 1,500 organizations each year.