Ontario 150 Funding

ST. THOMAS – Last week the provincial government announced the details of the Ontario 150 fund.

“Next year, 2017, marks Canada’s 150th anniversary. In celebration of this milestone the government is celebrating with a new one-time funding stream called Ontario 150. This fund will support events and programs throughout Ontario to celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday.” Stated MPP Jeff Yurek, Elgin-Middlesex-London

Municipalities, Community Groups and not-for-profit organization are eligible to apply for funding. There are 3 funding programs available:

Community Celebration Program (application opens July 6 and closes September 2, 2016)
Partnership Program (application opens July 6 and closes September 30, 2016)
Community Capital Program (application opens July 18 and closes September 14, 2016)
“I encourage all eligible applicants to apply to any of the 3 funding programs and please do not hesitate to contact my office should you have any questions or concerns”

For more information on the program please visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario150

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