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Community Development Grants Program (CDGP) - 2018 Special Events/Projects Grant

Grants to Sackville, New Brunswick Nonprofits for
Arts, Sports, and Recreational Programs and Events

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Grants of up to $500 and grants of up to $4,000 to Sackville, New Brunswick nonprofit organizations to support sports, arts, and recreational opportunities for local residents. Funding may be requested for new programs, enhancements to existing programs, and recurring or nonrecurring special events.

Town of Sackville Community Development Grants Program Objectives:
1. To be fiscally responsible to the taxpayers of the Town and to ensure there is value in the initiatives we choose to support and to contribute to the overall betterment of the community.
2. To support local community and sports organizations in the day-to-day costs of operation.
3. To maintain equity when dispersing public community development funds.
4. To improve the quality, quantity and access of community recreation opportunities by financially assisting groups with new and improving recreational, arts and cultural initiatives; leadership development opportunities; and recreational programming for all ages.

The Town Council places priority on projects that provide opportunities for:
a. Active and Healthy Lifestyles
b. Artistic and Cultural expression and learning
c. Sustainable community development, and building stronger more cohesive communities
d. Residents to have enjoyable, rewarding leisure time activities
e. Positive personal growth and development (building resiliency, self-esteem and confidence)

The Special Events/Projects Funding Program has been designed to provide financial support to local associations that are hosting a special event or would like to introduce or enhance a programming opportunity within the Town of Sackville.

Special Events Criteria:
-Events must encourage Recreational or Cultural Programming, or hosting provincial or national level competitions.
-Events must be open to the public and be within the boundaries of the Town of Sackville.

Special Projects Criteria:
-Groups creating new recreational/cultural opportunities or expanding existing programs/activities to reach a new/different user group.
-Fundamental items include promotions, facility/equipment rental, leadership costs and supplies.
-Groups seeking aid to offset the costs of supplying “qualified” leadership for a community recreation program. “Qualified” refers to leadership positions that demand certification or accreditation of those filling them.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182242

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Special Events/Projects Funding program will provide a maximum amount of $4,000 for special events/projects and $500 for programming opportunities.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Groups must be a nonprofit organization offering one or more of a wide range of community-based activities, programs, or services including: cultural, artistic, children and youth, seniors, heritage, and environmental topics.

Pre-Application Information:

The Special Events/Projects Funding program will cover up to 1⁄2 of the total costs of the proposed project.

The deadline to submit an application is October 15, 2017. Grants are reviewed by a Town Management team and recommendations will be submitted to Town Council in February, 2018 for approval (budget pending).

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Matt Pryde, Manager of Recreation Programs and Events

Town of Sackville
P.O. Box 6191
31C Main Street
Sackville NB
E4L 1G6

Tel. (506) 364-4930
Toll-Free 1-800-249-2020
Fax (506) 364-4976

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Town of Sackville

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: New Brunswick