Community Initiatives

The Strategic Community Initiatives Fund contributes to the advancement of human services goals and priorities and/or provides specific support to low income households. Here you can find more information on the current initiatives being funded.

Community Safety & Well-Being Planning

The County of Bruce is one of the leading members of the Community Safety & Well-Being Planning initiative.  The majority of Municipalities of Bruce and Grey have come together with community partners to undertake Community Safety and Well-Being Planning.  This process involved the identification of risks across Bruce and Grey related to safety and well-being, and then the creation of a plan to address priority risks, taking a crime prevention approach.

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Bruce Grey Data Information Sharing Collaborative

The Bruce Grey Data Information Sharing Collaborative (BGDISC) is a collective of not-for-profit, social service, government, health and education organizations that seek to mobilize community decision-makers to share vital local rural data to better inform regional programming, polices, funding and social services to support prosperity, sustainability and the well-being of the community.

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Community Drug and Alcohol Strategy

The Community Drug & Alcohol Strategy is funded by Bruce County, Grey County and Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce, with administration support from HopeGreyBruce Mental Health and Addiction Services.  As a collaborative of public services providers, businesses and community members, it is The Community Drug & Alcohol Strategy’s mission to improve health and wellbeing for individuals, families and communities in Grey Bruce counties by reducing the harms associated with substances.

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Bruce Grey Poverty Take Force

The Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force facilitates community partnerships to advocate for poverty reduction and elimination. Together, we work with with key community stakeholders and networks to:

  • eliminate poverty,
  • enhance our common understanding of poverty issues through solution-based research,
  • knowledge development,
  • share information.

Grey Bruce Poverty Task Force: 2020 Getting to Impact Report 

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This is where to start exploring the options. Our hope is that you discover a compassionate and sharing community like no other.

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