Trillium Foundation

The Trillium Foundation is largely responsible for funding programs at the Georgian Bay Native Women’s Association.  They are an organization dedicated to building healthy and vibrant communities throughout Ontario by strengthening the capacity of the voluntary sector through investments in community based initiatives.

We would like to extend our gratitude to OTF for the generous donation we have received.  They have made the organization of much of our programming possible through their grant.  They have shown their faith in us, and as an Association and a prominent community force, we would like to show our appreciation.

Phone: 1.800.263.2887 
Location: The Ontario Trillium Foundation
               45 Charles Street East, 5th Floor
               Toronto ON, M4Y 1S2



To strengthen Aboriginal off-reserve families and communities by helping other organizations design and implement community and culturally based activities.  The activities are designed to benefit the well-being of children, ages 0-6, and families physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

101-106 Cumberland St North
Thunder Bay Ontario
P7A 4M2

Phone:  807-684-1920


Fax:      807-344-6678



Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle (B.A.N.A.C.)

B.A.N.A.C. is an organization of Aboriginal planning groups from Aboriginal communities and organizations in Simcoe County and York Region.  They serve as a planning group based on life long learning, community participation, determination and are dedicated to taking a holistic approach and keeping Anishnabe language wisdom and knowledge.

Website: www.banac.on.ca/

Phone: 705-734-1818
Fax: 705-734-1812

Location: 64 Cedar Pointe Dr, Unit 1405
               Barrie, ON L4N 5R7


Georgian Bay Native Friendship Center

The Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre is a public delivery mechanism in association with OFIFC.  GBNFC is open to aid the Aboriginal public in areas such as health, justice, family support, and employment and training.  The GBNFC also designs and delivers local initiatives in areas such as education, economic development, children's and youth initiatives, and cultural awareness.

Website:  www.gbnfc.com

Phone: (705) 526-5589
Fax:      (705) 526-7662
Location: 175 Yonge Street

               Midland, Ontario L4R 2A7


Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)

Created by the Ontario government in March 2006, LHIN is a group of 14 not-for-profit corporations who work with local health providers and community members to determine the health service priorities of our regions.  As Local Health Integration Networks they are driven to, integrate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres, community support services, long-term care, mental health and addictions services and community health centre.

Website: www.lhins.on.ca


Ontario Native Women’s Association

The Ontario Native Women's Association was established to promote the betterment and equality of Native women.  It is based on the belief of unity of all Native women.  Affiliated with the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC), ONWA represents Native Women in the province of Ontario, regardless of status or locality.  The provincial body encourages the involvement of Native women at the socioeconomic, recreational, cultural and political level.

Website: www.onwa-tbay.ca
Phone: (807) 623-3442
Toll Free: 1-800-667-0816
Fax: (807) 623-1104


 Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centre

The Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (OFIFC) is a provincial Aboriginal organization representing the collective interests of twenty-seven member Friendship Centers located in towns and cities throughout the province.  The OFIFC administers a number of programs which are delivered by local Friendship Centre in areas such as health, justice, family support, and employment and training.  Friendship Centres also designs and delivers local initiatives in areas such as education, economic development, children's and youth initiatives, and cultural awareness.

Website: www.ofifc.org


SponsorsGBNWAOntario Native Women's AssociationThe Ontario Trillium Foundation

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