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Bridge the Gaps


We are focused on our four priority areas to achieve our mission.

Regional Arts Network

Business & Innovation

Social Finance and Housing

Green Economy

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You’re Invited to the LIVE wrap up of 2022’s “Local Sustainable Economies” event series!

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The Institute of Southern Georgian Bay

Who We Are

Together, we are working towards a resilient, equitable, and sustainable future. We are a connected group with unlimited potential. We bridge the gaps across sectors to address some of the challenges and opportunities for Southern Georgian Bay – social needs, environmental impacts, and new ideas for a vibrant economy.

OUR PRIORITIES


We are focused on our four priority areas to achieve our mission.

Regional Arts Network

Business & Innovation

Social Finance and Housing

Green Economy

Community News

Interested in Housing and Philanthropy in SGB? Register for TWO powerhouse events!

Community Foundation Grey Bruce will be hosting an online interactive Vital Conversation® on Thursday, December 1 from 4 – 6 pm.

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You’re Invited to the LIVE wrap up of 2022’s “Local Sustainable Economies” event series!

Multi-sector partnerships and the role of philanthropy is the final event in our 6-part series on Local Sustainable Economies.

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Two more days to register for The Role of the Arts: Strengthening local economies and creativity
+ December event details!

The arts and culture community is uniquely positioned as a significant tourism driver while impacting the local economies within the SGB region.

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Register for The Role of the Arts: Strengthening Local Economies and Creativity November 16th at 4:30pm!

In this newsletter: Registration is open for our next virtual event in the “Local Sustainable Economies” series! Join us for an exciting discussion…

READ MORE

Community News

Interested in Housing and Philanthropy in SGB? Register for TWO powerhouse events!

Community Foundation Grey Bruce will be hosting an online interactive Vital Conversation® on Thursday, December 1 from 4 – 6 pm.

READ MORE

You’re Invited to the LIVE wrap up of 2022’s “Local Sustainable Economies” event series!

Multi-sector partnerships and the role of philanthropy is the final event in our 6-part series on Local Sustainable Economies.

READ MORE

Two more days to register for The Role of the Arts: Strengthening local economies and creativity
+ December event details!

The arts and culture community is uniquely positioned as a significant tourism driver while impacting the local economies within the SGB region.

READ MORE

Register for The Role of the Arts: Strengthening Local Economies and Creativity November 16th at 4:30pm!

In this newsletter: Registration is open for our next virtual event in the “Local Sustainable Economies” series! Join us for an exciting discussion…

READ MORE

You Deserve to Live in a Community That Cares!

The Institute leverages the collective power of people and place for social, environmental and economic prosperity in Southern Georgian Bay.

Upcoming Events

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November: The Role of the Arts – strengthening local economies and creativity
December: Multi-Sector Partnerships and the Role of Philanthropy

Testimonials

“I want to help build a world in which everyone has a decent and affordable place to call home.” Julia Deans

Habitat for Humanity Canada

“The Institute has led to amazing connections and relationships both in the arts and in other fields.” Susan Cook

BMFA

“Every dollar we spend, lend, or invest has an effect and impacts our communities.” Jack Vanderkooy

Habitat for Humanity South Georgian Bay

Thank You to Our 2022 Partners

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