Awards

Tributes and Recognition

Community Living Ontario values the many dedicated individuals and groups in our communities, including all people who have an intellectual disability. Every year, the organization recognizes the remarkable efforts and contributions of individuals and organizations that further the Community Living movement. We encourage members to nominate and recognize those contributions. Submission deadlines and nomination forms for 2019-2020 will be updated soon.

ANNE STAFFORD LIGHT UP THE FUTURE BURSARY

The Anne Stafford Light Up the Future Bursary is awarded to people who have an intellectual disability who are seeking to pursue a professional development opportunity through an educational program or personal interest course.

Deadline to submit an application to be announced for 2019-2020 shortly.

Sam Forbes,  2018 Anne Stafford Bursary Recipient Humber College Student

2018-2019 Bursary Recipients
• Juliana Hudson
• Chris Edgar
• Swazie Louzon
• Caden Stephenson
• Tristan LeBarge
• Melissa Turner
• Sarah Turner
• Khaleel Benoit
• Jessica Forsyth
• Ursula Anne Fawdry
• Steven Kwasnycia


JAMES MONTGOMERIE COMMUNITY AWARD

The James Montgomerie Community Award is presented to an organization that demonstrates leadership and innovation in furthering the goals and vision of Community Living.

Deadline to submit an application to be announced for 2019-2020 shortly.

2019 Recipient: Community Living Atikokan for demonstrating leadership and innovation in furthering the goals and vision of Community Living.

 

Community Living Atikokan receives 2019 Community Living Ontario James Montgomerie Community Award

Community Living Atikokan receiving 2019 Community Living Ontario James Montgomerie Community Award


JASON RAE LEADERSHIP AWARD

A service-minded role model who did not let his disability get in the way of his passion for life, Jason Rae was a contributing member of the Trent Hills community, actively involved with Advocates for Community Education, a two-term president of Community Living Campbellford/Brighton’s Board of Directors, and a member of many boards and committees focused on inclusion.

The award is intended for a person who has shown exemplary dedication to inclusion and giving back to their community. $1,000 will also be awarded to the recipient in recognition of the leadership undertaken and the contributions they have made.

Deadline to submit an application to be announced for 2019-2020 shortly.

2019 Recipient: Rex Malloy who has shown exemplary dedication to inclusion and giving back to their community

Rex Malloy receiving 2019 Jason Rae Leadership Award

Rex Malloy (centre) with (from left) Marcy Galipeau of Community Living Ontario and Diane Lupton, Camille Barr, and Suzanne Willett of Community Living Huntsville


COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA AWARD

This award recognizes the outstanding achievement of organizations that use social media, newsletters, and/or websites to foster positive, socially-relevant information and messaging among people who have an intellectual disability, families, and the broader community.

Deadline to submit an application to be announced for 2019-2020 shortly.

2019 Recipient: Community Living Toronto

Community Living Toronto receiving Community Living Ontario's 2019 Social Media Award

Community Living Toronto receiving Community Living Ontario’s 2019 Social Media Award


AWARDS OF DISTINCTION

From time to time, the Board of Directors of Community Living Ontario also recognizes people and organizations for their unique gifts and compelling contributions to the vision of inclusion and citizenship of people who have an intellectual disability.

RECOGNITION OF LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

This special award is presented on occasion to people for their unparalleled contributions to the goals of Community Living Ontario.

2019 Recipient: Catherine Frazee


For more information on the awards referenced above, please contact:

info@communitylivingontario.ca or 416-447-4348 or 1-800-278-8025

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