Community Building Fund – Operating Grant Helps Ottawa Titans Recovery Efforts
October 5th, 2021
Ottawa, ON – We are proud to confirm Ottawa Titans Water Polo club is one of the recipients of the Government of Ontario’s Community Building Fund investment initiative, a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
COVID-19 has had an overwhelming impact on the arts and culture, heritage, tourism, sport and recreation domains. The Ontario government has invested $105 million through the Community Building Fund to support these sectors important for the social and economic fabric of Ontario and its communities.
The Community Building Fund – Operating Stream grant of $49,800 will be used to help the Ottawa Titans Water Polo club to re-introduce and re-establish many of our sport programming options negatively affected during the pandemic crises.
“Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) investment, provided within the Community Building Fund Operating Stream, should enable our sport organization to recover our operational capabilities with the goal of reaching pre-COVID levels. We are grateful for OTF’s support enabling our sport offering objectives. The legacy will have a long-term impact on our club and the wider community in the National Capital Region beyond pandemic” says Bosko Vukojevic, club president.
Ottawa Titans Water Polo club has been incorporated as a not-for-profit sports organization since 1984, a member of Ontario Water Polo and Water Polo Canada, parent governing bodies of the sport of water polo in Canada.
The Ottawa Titans is committed to the advancement of individual and team water polo skills in an environment conducive to the development of self confidence, leadership, fitness, friendship, teamwork and sportsmanship.
Our youth are our most important asset and are encouraged in a positive,rewarding environment to maximize their potential. The Titans offer a comprehensive array of programs that cater to every water polo player, from entry level recreational players to players with aspirations of being selected on Canada’s Senior National team.
The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of Canada’s leading granting foundations. Last year, $115 million was invested into more than 644 projects in communities across the province to build healthy and vibrant communities and strengthen the impact of Ontario’s non-profit sector. In 2020/21, OTF supported Ontario’s economic recovery by helping non-profit organizations rebuild and recover from the impacts of COVID-19. Visit otf.ca to learn more.