Grants

Grants

Social isolation grant triggers cascade of positive outcomes in Prince Edward County
Social isolation grant triggers cascade of positive outcomes in Prince Edward County

In 2017, the RTOERO Foundation provided a $25,000 grant to The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association, a non-profit organization in Prince Edward […]

RTOERO Foundation donors make dementia research possible
RTOERO Foundation donors make dementia research possible

Students interacting with dementia patients received training on interpersonal communication strategies through an education program called the Gentle Persuasive Approach. The education program, made possible […]

Two new grants awarded in 2020
Two new grants awarded in 2020

The RTOERO Foundation’s most recent call for proposals focused on ways to better understand and address the issue of social isolation among friend and family […]

Your donation at work: The power of connection
Your donation at work: The power of connection

“I never write someone else’s story,” says Melissa Wysocki, a community connector with the Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan. “I sit down and have conversations […]

How our granting cycle works
How our granting cycle works

While on the surface, it may appear that awarding money to fund research is a simple process, it is far from the reality of a […]

Breaking down barriers to active, engaged aging
Breaking down barriers to active, engaged aging

How the RTOERO Foundation is helping combat social isolation in seniors Social isolation can be twice as deadly as obesity; it’s as big a killer […]

New funding announced for 2020 grant program
New funding announced for 2020 grant program

The RTOERO Foundation is pleased to announce $100,000 in new funding for projects that advance our collective knowledge about the impact of social isolation and […]

$75,000 in grants awarded for social isolation research and prevention
$75,000 in grants awarded for social isolation research and prevention

The RTOERO Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual grant program. The announcement was made by Board Chair Joanne Murphy at the RTOERO annual […]

“Senior Friendly 7” to receive $50k grant from Foundation in honour of RTOERO’s 50th anniversary
“Senior Friendly 7” to receive $50k grant from Foundation in honour of RTOERO’s 50th anniversary

In recognition of 50 years of RTOERO serving its education community in retirement, the RTOERO Foundation announced today a $50,000 grant to be awarded to […]