To evolve and grow as a community of caring people working together to build upon a sure foundation.
Discover Your Wilmot - A Community of Caring Communities
In November 2015, Wilmot launched a 2-year funding initiative to promote a greater sense of belonging for the community. The Discover Your Wilmot - A Community of Caring Communities funding program will allocate a total of $60,000 over 2 years to registered not-for-profits, service clubs, community groups and individuals. Funding is provided through an online application process, and approved by the Townships Budget Advisory Committee. Funds are allocated to projects that increase the sense of belonging in our community and touch a diverse range of individuals.
This project's goal is to foster a greater sense of belonging for Wilmot. The goals are to reach those that are currently feeling disconnected from the community, and to engage them to participate in community events, celebrations and activities. Funds are distributed in a manner that as demographic categories are touched through the program to ensure everyone feels a part of the greater Wilmot Community.
A donation of $1,500 can build an outdoor learning centre to foster the growth of our youth in becoming the next generation of healthy and engaged citizens.
Donors to the program can be assured that the funds within the program are funneled directly into the hands of non-profit organizations, service clubs and individuals that are dedicated to supporting those in most need in our community. Funds to date have helped to build outdoor learning spaces, provide workshops and transportation for youth and senior demographics, host community festivals promoting health and wellness, and so much more. The hope is that the next year of the program will engage even more service clubs and voluntary organizations to broaden the reach of the Discover Your Wilmot program.