CCBR typically has 15-20 ongoing projects and has completed over 450 projects since 1982. Each project is guided by our commitment to impacting social change in practical and powerful ways. We conduct research with people not on people, cultivating respect with communities at every step of the process.

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    8947_Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities Capacity Building

    CCBR partnered with the Research & Innovation Committee of the Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities (SCHC) to plan and deliver activities to build organizational capacity for community-based research. These activities, including a workshop series and interactive planning retreat, helped SCHC determine research priorities and procedures for conducting internal community-based research and engaging with external research partners.

    8950_Supporting Inclusivity: Increasing Capacity of Partner Community Organizations to Serve Newcomers

    With funding from Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada, Immigrant Services Association in Nova Scotia (ISANS) partnered with CCBR to pilot & evaluate tailored equity & anti-racism tools designed to enhance services for racialized immigrants in four sectors – volunteerism, family support services, disability support services and recreation.

    8986_ Collaborating for Community-Driven and Culturally Relevant Early Childhood Practices, Programs, and Policies
    A national research collaboration, led by the Evaluation Capacity Network at the University of Alberta, to develop community-driven and culturally relevant approaches for producing and using evidence to improve early childhood practice, programs, and policy toward system effectiveness. 

    8991_ Evaluation Capacity Building for Refugee Resettlement

    This project built capacity among organizations and groups who support refugees across Canada. The project was led by CCBR in partnership with the Evaluation Capacity Network at the University of Alberta and guided by a cross-stakeholder advisory group. 

    8999_ Peel Poverty Reduction Project

    The purpose of this project was to design and conduct a developmental evaluation of an innovative inter-agency collaborative that developed and tested an integrated system of support for people with developmental disabilities/dual diagnosis (DD/DD) accessing homeless shelters. The evaluation was funded by Ontario Local Poverty Reduction Fund via Community Living Brampton Caledon.

    9009_ Common Thread Initiative

    The purpose of this evaluation was to assess the implementation and outcomes of the Common Thread Initiative, a team-based, problem solving approach to making evidence-based decisions that best support persons with a dual diagnosis and challenging behaviours in a residential program in Central West Ontario. The evaluation was funded by the Central West Community Network of Specialized Care.

    9012_ Evaluation of Supported Independent Living

    The purpose of this evaluation was to develop an evaluation framework and to support its implementation for the Supported Independent Living (SIL) program. The Bob Rumball Associations for the Deaf (BRAD) funded this project.

    9013_ Faith-Based Campus Event

    This project involved organizing and holding a two-day event for faith-based campuses and their partners to build their capacity in using community-based research to strengthen ministry service and outreach. The project was funded by Stronger Philanthropy via Crandall University. 

    9014_ Food Banks Canada Evaluation
    This project involved conducting an evaluation to determine what types of investments, resources, and supports contribute to the strongest outcomes within Food Banks Canada’s new multi-faceted capacity-building initiative designed to increase food donations from retailers.
    9017_ Evaluation of Transition Series Event

    CCBR conducted an evaluation for the Transition Series event designed to understand the strengths and challenges of this event and the impact on participants. This work was funded by the Central Region Community Network of Specialized Care.