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Following an internal review and discussions with non-profit sector partners, the province has made several changes to its community grants programs. The changes are intended to address funding gaps, and bring greater clarity and transparency to the application and decision-making process.
The Community Facility Enhancement Program helps support construction and renovation of public-use community facilities. Two new funding streams have been established within this program:
Using the small funding stream, an organization may be considered for up to $10,000 without being required to provide matching funding if the organization can demonstrate:
The Community Initiatives Program funds projects that provide cultural enrichment to communities. A new Major Cultural and Sport Events funding stream has been established within the program to support nationally and internationally sanctioned events with significant community benefits, such as a positive impact on local business and tourism growth. A maximum grant of $250,000 will be available to eligible applicants under this funding stream. Nonprofits will continue to have access to a maximum of $75,000 through the Project-Based funding stream and a maximum of $25,000 through the International Development Program funding stream. The annual budget for the International Development Program funding stream has been increased from $685,000 to $1.5 million.
Other program changes include:
For details and application forms, click here.