The Niagara Prosperity Initiative was established by Niagara Region in 2008, and provides an annual investment to support poverty reduction and prevention activities. Using a research-based approach to address the root causes of poverty, the Niagara Prosperity Initiative distributes resources where they will have the greatest effect.
Proposals are invited from the community for outlined projects that will provide an effective service to address poverty for residents of Niagara.
The Niagara Prosperity Initiative is committed to providing supports to help our community rebuild and recover from the devastating impacts of COVID-19. We know the pandemic has exacerbated and amplified many of the issues caused by poverty. To address this, the 2022 Niagara Prosperity Initiative request for proposals will target needs in the areas of:
Through projects in these target areas, the Niagara Prosperity Initiative aims to achieve the following objectives:
The ultimate goal of the Niagara Prosperity Initiative is to reduce poverty in Niagara.