Vote for your favourite Tbaytel Good Community project

Good Schools Program supporting youth
Good Schools Program supporting youth

Tbaytel for Good offers funding for community efforts.
Tbaytel for Good offers funding for community efforts.

THUNDER BAY – LIVING – The top five semi-finalists have been announced in the Tbaytel for Good  Community Fund  – Good  Community program:

  • CAHEP – Inside Out Community Art Studio
  • Willow Springs Creative Centre and OPTIONS Northwest Community Connections Committee – Grow Together Project
  • Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario – SwishNish Youth Basketball
  • Red Lake Indian Friendship Centre – Red Lake Food Box
  • Thunder Bay Food Bank – Healthy Options

The program, announced in March, asked not-for-profit organizations, charities and community groups in northern Ontario to submit project ideas that would help build strong and healthy communities. The entrants were required to submit a video highlighting their idea and projects had to fall within the following sectors:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Community & Wellness
  • Recreation & Culture
  • Environment
  • Innovation & Technology

Entries were submitted throughout the spring, with the entry deadline of May 2, 2017. A panel of judges have reviewed all entries and, based on program criteria, have shortlisted the group to five semi- finalists. The public is now being encouraged to vote to decide which two projects will each receive

$5,000 to turn their ideas into good projects.

Visit to vote for your favourite Good Community project today. Voting ends June 8, 2017 at 12 p.m. EST.