Grants

Financial Support to the Community

Our aim is to provide assistance to smaller organizations in the local community who may not have access to professional fundraising resources.
Grants are awarded from funds accumulated through fundraising projects such as special events and from the Club’s endowment and investment income. Applications are reviewed twice each year and must be received no later than 3 pm on the deadline dates of March 15th and September 15th.

 

For a copy of the application form click here.

 

GRANTS WERE GIVEN TO THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS IN OCTOBER 2017 AND APRIL 2018:

The Miriam Centre which provides support for women and children, towards their “Helping Pregnant Mothers in Need” program.

Testimonial: Miriam Centre received a grant from May Court Club in November 2017 to help with our project of practical help for pregnant mothers in need and their families.  Our project is to purchase items that are seldom donated so that these families have the necessary items they need.  Thank you for helping us help those in need.

Christie Lake Kids Kids for their “Multisport” Programs which are offered in two Syrian refugee settlement areas in Ottawa.

Testimonial: Thank you so much…for your continued support to Christie Lake Kids.  Your annual grants continue to provide enhanced quality programs for children and youth from Ottawa area that live in poverty.

The Community Laundry Co-operative which provides affordable laundry facilities and support and mentoring for families in need. This grant will be used for their website update.

Testimonial: Thank-you once again for your continued support of the Laundry Co-op.  Your contribution is a significant help to us in supporting our members.

Serenity Renewal for Families for their “Strengthening Families for the Future” program which assists children and parents with addiction in the household.

TestimonialAs a small non-profit assisting an under-served demographic, we cannot thank you enough for making a vital program possible and for providing hope and tools to children and families adversely impacted by addicted loved ones.  Said one participating parent, “the program has been a godsend, as I was feeling frustrated and hopeless in dealing with circumstances.”

Youth Net/RéseauAdo for their “Mindfulness for Youth” which teaches adolescents, ages 13-20, about mental health and ways to cope with difficult situations

Carty House for their “Refugee Health and Well-Being Fund” which offers care and support to refugee women in Ottawa.

Cornerstone Housing for Women for their “Adopt a Room” program which provides an affordable housing rental facility for women in transition.

Testimonial: Cornerstone Housing for Women received a grant from May Court in Spring 2018 to Adopt a Room at our new housing facility at 373 Princeton Avenue.  Thank you for helping to provide safe, affordable housing for 42 women creating new lives after experiencing homelessness.