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Since its creation in 2004, the objectives of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Foundation have been to promote and sustain educational, technological, artistic and athletic programs. Over the past 11 years, the Foundation has contributed almost $650,000 the schools and centres of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board by contributing to various projects and initiatives.

CategoryProject
AcademicsArundel Nature and Science Centre
Montreal Regional Science Fair hosted by Laval Junior / Laval Liberty High Schools
CRC Robotics Competition hosted by Laval Junior / Laval Liberty High Schools
Accelerated Learning Program
Adult Education Courses in Lanaudière to increase the graduation rate in that region
Science and Math Concentration Program which will be outfitted with state of the art equipment for students
Social skills program to improve behavior & social integration of problem students
Choices program
Cross-curricular school-wide program to prepare students for reintegration into society
Create a student-centered science program
Online Math program
Literacy Program
Specialized School
STEM Project
Professional Development for Teachers in Nursing & Carpentry
Canadian Aboriginal Literature: History in the making
Science materials for all SWLSB Grade 3-6 students
Libraries at home
Science
Science/math concentration
Salon des métiers
I Belong
Moving for Success
ICAN! Succeed at Math
Universal Design for Learning and Movement Breaks
The Urban Cultivator Experience
Learning to Move and Moving to Learn
Total $100,394.00
ArtsMusical Production where students write, acts, choreograph and play live music in this tradition of creating a Broadway production
Artists in Residence Program to increase student involvement in school life and within the community
Provide release time and transportation for the annual music tour in Laval
Start up a music option program for cycle 1 students
How do colours Kindergarten project
Chess Club
SWL Honor band day
La Rencontre Art Project
Purchase Musical Equipment
Express yourself, capture it Art project for kindergarten students
Music in the community
Revitalizing the Music Department
Art project with vernissage
Artists in residence
Learning by the Rhythm of my own Drum
Music In The Community
POP Music Course
Total $31,940.00
AwardsFinance the annual Laurier Gala to date$75,000.00
GraduationCitizenship Bursaries to graduating students in the adult and youth sector (to date)$165,500.00
Healthy LifestyleHealthy Body, Healthy Mind program which will help students develop strong leadership skills and pro-active behavior by exposing them to arts and healthy lifestyles. This initiative involves special needs children
Breakfast Support Program for students
Hot lunch program
Making our school a greener place
School Mindfulness Initiative
Grenville goes green
Breakfast twice a week
Start your day well
Promoting healthy and safe lifestyles
Revitalization project to student breezeway
Total $20,495.00
LeadershipLearn the basic skills to operate a small business
Develop an in-school business
Pedagogical program for special needs adult students
Develop positive behavior system
PEACE program to deal with relational aggression among girls in the elementary school
Leaders in Training program
Laurentia and McCaig Penpals
Playground Leadership program
Advanced Student Leadership
Work Orientated Training Path Projects
Student Support Services Support Centre-a New Direction
St Jude Patrol
Laurier Lounge
Leadership
Total $31,390.00
Safety and SecurityContributed $50,000 towards the safety and security initiative of the school board by installing camera equipment
First Aid camp
Buddy Bench Program
Gay Straight Alliance Room
Sensory Room in school
Total $55,765.00
Sports
Rugby Concentration Program which is part of the Physical Education and Health Program
Rhythmic Gymnastics & Circus Techniques program which focuses on encouraging physical activity and fostering an appreciation for the arts
Inter Scholastic Basketball league which will involve over one hundred elementary students from schools in the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
Basketball Jamboree to promote health, wellness and sportsmanship amongst students
Diversify options in music & football
Continue after-school sports activities
Create a rugby team
SWLSB Indoor Soccer Tournaments
Cosom Hockey League
Establish juvenile-level football teams
Basketball League for 6 SWLSB schools
Basketball jamboree for 3 SWLSB schools
Fitness Centre Creation of a Learning Centre
SWL Basketball League
Desk bikes
Hockey program
Tchoukball
Hockey concentration
Rhythmic Gym & Circus Tech
Interscholastic Basketball
Hockey option
Basketball jamboree
Basketball for All
Climbing to Success
Total $60,011.00
TechnologyPurchased multimedia projectors for every school
Purchased interactive white boards for every school
Donated $50,000 towards the state of the art career exploration laboratory at CDC Pont-Viau
Further develop the e-tech program
Technology & Literacy
Purchase iPads
Portable devices for students for the STEM program
Bibliotheque numerique
Chrome books
Using technology to engage at-risk learners
Digital Storybooks Grade 1 & Grade 6 collaborative project / 50 Ways to use the iPad in the classroom - Grade 4
Videoconferencing with Vanier
Accelerated Learning project with Ericsson; developing APPS
Smart Table
One-to-one use of laptops
Embracing the Google platform
Use of Assistive Technology Supporting Mathematics Literacy
Differentiated reading & writing programs through use of technology
Total $175,260.00
Total given to date$715,755.00