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New Tecumseth 2017 Community Grant applications now being accepted

February 15, 2017   ·   0 Comments

The application process for the Town of New Tecumseth’s 2017 Community Grant Program is now open and applications are being accepted until Friday, March 31, at 4:30 p.m. Grants will be awarded subject to available funds within the annual council approved budget. The following are the 2017 community grant categories:
Community Grant Program – This category provides funding to assist organizations that provide core services to the community, which are not provided by the Town, and are beneficial to the community. Groups considering a request to have Town user fees waived must apply for a grant in this category.
The maximum 2017 eligible grant amount is $2,000.
Community Events Grant Program – This category provides organizations with financial support to assist with the delivery of a variety of community celebrations, festivals, and special events, which council considers core services to the community.
This category does not include events such as fundraising events, events which raise funds for another organization, events hosted by the private sector or individuals. The maximum 2017 eligible grant amount is $2,000.
Community Arts, Culture and Tourism Grant Program – This category supports local not-for-profit organizations promoting opportunities in artistic expression and cultural endeavours for people of all ages, through education and participation, as well as supporting tourism and development activities. This category will also support the operation of significant cultural facilities which provide core services to the community. The maximum 2017 eligible grant amount is $25,000.
All information submitted is public information. Complete 2017 Grant Applications will be brought forward to a working session of council in May of for consideration.
Priority will be given to eligible groups which submit complete grant applications on the approved application form, along with the supporting documents by the deadline and subject to available funds.
Please refer to the Community Grant Program Policy to review eligibility criteria. The Policy and 2017 Grant Application Forms can be found on the Town of New Tecumseth website at http://newtecumseth.ca/residents/services/grants/

         


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