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Inspiring Innisfil Grant Fund will approve up to $133,000


NEWS RELEASE

               

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 12, 2017

  

Applications Accepted Until Friday, October 6, 2017

Innisfil, ON – The Town of Innisfil is now accepting Inspiring Innisfil Grant applications, with nearly $133,000 available this fall. Innisfil residents and local organizations can apply for funding to assist with initiatives that support the community, tourism, arts, culture and heritage, and the economy. Anyone who is interested is strongly encouraged to visit the Town’s website: www.innisfil.ca/grants.

“Whether it’s funding a local school, charity or community group, we have seen this fund support some wonderful grassroots initiatives,” said Deputy Mayor Lynn Dollin. “If you’ve ever had an idea that would make a positive impact in your community, this is your chance to make it happen.”

Application forms are available on the Town’s website or at Town Hall, located at 2101 Innisfil Beach Road. The original signed and completed application forms can be emailed to spirit@innisfil.ca; mailed to Innisfil Town Hall (2101 Innisfil Beach Rd. Innisfil ON, L9S 1A1) or dropped off in person (Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.) for Tammy Botham. Applicants may also e-mail spirit@innisfil.ca with any questions.

 

The deadline for application submissions is October 6th at 4:30pm. 

 

Fund Background

The Inspiring Innisfil Fund provides grants to eligible community organizations and individuals whose projects or initiatives align with the three pillars of the Town’s Community Strategic Plan Inspiring Innisfil 2020—Community: To dramatically improve the quality of life of Innisfil residents; Tourism, Arts, Culture & Heritage: Showcase Innisfil’s diversity and appeal; or, Economy: Make sure local businesses excel in Innisfil. The grants are funded through proceeds from the Spirit of the Community Dinner & Auction, the Mayor’s Golf Tournament and a portion of the revenues from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) facility at Georgian Downs. Applications are reviewed by the Innisfil Community Grant Review Committee, which is comprised of volunteer community members.



 Inspiring Innisfil Grant Fund will approve up to $133,000
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