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  • Halton Learning Foundation | Halton Learning Foundation
    Schools Memoriam and Tribute Giving Light the Way Media Events Calendar Financial support for grads 2016 scholarships now available through HLF Our Annual Golf Classic tees off June 7 in support of students Eliminating Barriers Emergency funding and subsidies that help Halton District School Board students in need come to school and stay engaged in learning Scholarships for Students Scholarships bursaries and awards that recognize student achievements and help graduates

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  • Halton Learning Foundation | Contact
    with Schools Memoriam and Tribute Giving Light the Way Media Events Calendar Contact Us Halton Learning Foundation JW Singleton Centre 2050 Guelph Line Burlington ON L7R 5A8 Tel 905 335 3665 Lesley A Mansfield APR Executive Director ext 3207 Sherri Armstrong Project Manager ext 3388 Amir Majid Development Officer ext 3408 Email info haltonlearningfoundation ca Send us mail Name E Mail Subject Message We would like to get some funds

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  • Halton Learning Foundation | How We Help
    10 kids in Halton lives in poverty The Eliminating Barriers Fund provides emergency funding and subsidies that help Halton public school students in need come to school and stay engaged in learning Click to read more about eliminating barriers Engagement Funds Many schools have more funding needs than available dollars Engagement Funds enable schools to purchase additional resources and equipment and fund educational programs and experiences in five key areas

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  • Halton Learning Foundation | Eliminating Barriers
    Eliminating Barriers Fund provides emergency funding and student subsidies to help children in need come to school and stay engaged in learning Help for these students is a critical area of the Foundation s work You can t take away some of the baggage that kids carry but you can take away the split running shoes the no winter coat the hungry feeling they come to school with Bob Tadman Principal There aren t a lot of services out there that we can get immediate help from for our students The Halton Learning Foundation has been very responsive to our requests for assistance We ve been able to get help immediately for our students To be without food and without money has such a negative impact on your spirit We re giving them the tangibles so that the intangible spirit is there for them to continue with their education Without this Foundation that would not be possible The Barriers Fund support is always much more than funds and material goods it is about students knowing that we care about them School Social Worker How Emergency Funds and Subsidies Help Groceries food lunches cafeteria vouchers Clothing footwear hair cuts hygiene items Emergency family situations parental death fire abuse School trips and excursions cost to participate School supplies such as backpacks Elective school subjects and course fees Extra curricular activities participant fees sport specific equipment Safety shoes and tools for co op placements College application fees Guiding Principles for the Eliminating Barriers Fund Does this request support a student s basic personal needs or contribute to helping this student come to or stay in school Does this request support a student who wants to participate in a school activity where lack of funds would mean a student could not participate Benefits can

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  • Halton Learning Foundation | Engagement Funds
    Memoriam and Tribute Giving Light the Way Media Events Calendar Engagement Funds Students learn better and are happier when they are engaged in learning Within Halton there is economic diversity from community to community A number of school communities and parent councils are unable to raise funds to assist with additional purchases above and beyond core education funding Engagement Funds available through the Halton Learning Foundation enable schools to purchase additional resources and equipment and fund educational programs and experiences in five key areas Arts Music Musical instruments and sheet music Drama and art equipment Technology Hand Tools Skills Competition Environment Conservation management initiatives Eco gardens outdoor classrooms Healthy Active Living Fitness room equipment Sensory equipment for Life Skills classes Quality Daily Fitness Program resources Literacy Numeracy Books Math manipulatives Chromebooks Calculators Teachers tell us How Engagement Grants impact students Some of the new musical instruments are very easy for children with physical disabilities or under developed motor skills to play In the past some of these children struggled to play along with the rest of the class but now they demonstrate enthusiasm and confidence Elementary teacher These new hand tools have made the Design and Tech room so popular

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  • Halton Learning Foundation | Engagement Grants Process
    of HDSB schools Grant applications are reviewed by a committee comprised of principals from both elementary and secondary panels Foundation staff and Foundation Board Members The granting round for 2016 is now closed Four Core Areas of Funding Arts Music Healthy Active Living Technology Environment The amounts available for disbursement are determined annually Schools can receive a grant s up to a maximum amount which is set at the time

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  • Halton Learning Foundation | Scholarships for Students
    management of tools An overall willingness to help and learn Recommendation letter from Coop employer Attached John Horner Halton Social Science Scholarship Graduating or recently graduated students pursuing post secondary education preferably in Social Sciences History Geography Canadian Law Sociology or Economics Reasonable level of academic achievement but not considered academic elite Concern for general welfare of their community Financial necessity Attached Neil J Guiry Construction Scholarship Graduating HDSB OYAP student enrolled in one of the following Halton Home Builders Program Carpentry or Cabinet Maker Program Electrician Program HVAC Program General Machinist Program Tool Die Maker Program Industrial Mechanic Millwright Program Welder Welder Fitter Program Desire to pursue Skilled Trades in post secondary Financial need which may prevent the further pursuit of post secondary education Attached The Paula Liu Family Scholarship Grade 12 graduating students attending Halton District School Board schools pursuing post secondary education Preference will be given to a student who has experienced a death of a parent Pursuing post secondary immediately after his her garde 12 year Be graduating grade 12 with a minimum average of 80 Be involved in co curricular activities school and or community Attached The Tharby Family Scholarship Grade 12 graduating students at Nelson High School pursuing post secondary education Preference will be given to a student athlete interested in pursuing a career in the Sciences Have an 80 average or higher in grade 12 college or university level Chemistry Physics or Biology An athlete involved in Nelson High School Teams Be involved in the community through part time work volunteer work or athletics Demonstration of time management through successful participation in above three items Attached 2016 Scholarships Selected by Schools Scholarship Eligibility Criteria Alfred Butch Kirkham Scholarship Graduating student of T A Blakelock who is entering his her first year of university or college in September Student entering an undergraduate program related to Engineering or the Environment Academic achievement 75 or better average Financial need is a consideration Angela Hsu Achievement Award Graduating White Oaks Secondary School ESL student pursuing post secondary education Active participation in co curricular and community activities Above average grades in all academic subjects Strong leadership skills Christopher Peroune Memorial Sports Award Graduating Lester B Pearson HS students pursuing post secondary education preferably in Sports Management or Sports Journalism High level of commitment and good sportsmanship in one or more sports or athletic activities Demonstrated leadership skills Financial necessity While academic performance is encouraged it is not a deciding factor in this award Design 4 Bronte Creek Project Bursary Student currently enrolled in the Bronte Creek Project Interest in pursuing environmental education in post secondary schooling Financial need which would impede their ability to participate in the program Design 4 WOSS OYAP Scholarship Graduating White Oaks Secondary School student pursuing Technological Studies in post secondary education preferably Construction Technology Carpentry Keen desire to pursue technological studies particularly carpentry Above average overall marks financial necessity Doug Foley Scholarship Graduating Milton District High School student pursuing post secondary education Active

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  • Halton Learning Foundation | About HLF
    for public school students in Acton Burlington Georgetown Milton and Oakville We provide assistance through emergency funds for students in need post secondary scholarships and engagement funds that help schools purchase tools and resources to engage students in learning HLF is a registered charity and independent body that collaborates with the Halton District School Board to assist Halton students and support school programs With your support HLF helps ensure that

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