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Yearly, the City of Corner Brook awards grants to local organizations for initiatives that enhance our community. This could include supporting festivals and events, or even helping to fund non-profits and neighbourhood groups.
The types of grants, and eligibility requirements, is included below. Applications will be accepted up until all current year budgeted grant funds are distributed.
For more information please contact 637-1512. To make an application, please fill out this form (link).
1. Standing Grants (Operational Grants)
The purpose of standing grants is to provide reliable funding for general operating expenses of core community groups, including administrative costs and project-related expenses. Standing grants may be discontinued with one year’s notice to the recipient. Standing grants will continue from year-to year as operational grants within the departmental budget, however the recipient organization must submit a Standing Grant Annual Report and budget for the year outlining how the previous year’s grant was used and how the following year’s grant will be used and include most recent year-end financial statements.
2. Project/Event Grant: Up to a maximum of $2,000
The purpose of the Project/Event Grants is to support projects and events proposed by a community-based, registered, non-profit organizations who are in good standing with the City.
Grants can include both cash and in-kind contribution requests for various organizational activities. To the best of their ability, recipients must acknowledge the support of the City of Corner Brook in all publicity materials and communication, including social media, announcements, banners and signs. Applicants must submit a Community Grants Application and other items outlined in the Eligibility for Grants section of this policy. Ten Thousand ($10,000) from the Community Grant Program is to be dedicated to Project/Events Grants. If the number of applications exceeds the allocated budget, applications will be assessed and prioritized with priority given to new projects over returning applicants.
3. Festival and Event Funding (up to a maximum of $10,000)
The City of Corner Brook values organizations that host large scale festivals and events within the City that promote and support tourism and economic development. The objective of the funding is to create local economic impact while supporting the goals of the organization.
4. Neighbourhood Grants: up to $1,000)
Neighbourhood Incentive grants will be made available to resident led groups to help them enhance their neighbourhoods and contribute to neighbourhood beautification initiatives and building
community pride. Criteria
With the exception of the neighbourhood grant organizations applying for a community grant must meet the following criteria:
Ineligible Projects and expenditures include: