July 14, 2021
Canada Community Revitalization Fund
Access up to 75% of costs to improve your community
Rural communities, nonprofits including co-ops, and indigenous organizations are eligible to apply for up to 75% of costs to help revitalize their communities. Project examples include farmers markets • community centres • community museums • cultural centres • parks • community gardens • greenhouses • recreational trails and facilities • bike paths • outdoor sport facilities • libraries • waterfront spaces and tourism facilities.
ACOA is accepting applications to HERE. Be sure to check out the applicant guide before starting your application. Application received before July 23, 2021 will receive priority; however if funds remain, applications will be accepted after that date. For more information, contact your Rural Action Centre or the local ACOA office.
Agri-food / Agri-products / Fish & Seafood
Expanding Export Opportunities
AgriAssurance Program: Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) can provide targeted support to companies to receive their first certification or recognition in order to meet a specific export opportunity. The program covers a maximum of 50% eligible costs up to $50,000. Check program information and application details HERE.
Newcomers to Rural PEI have been finding their integration into the PEI culture and community a lot smoother thanks to CBDC West Prince Ventures’ three PEI Community Navigators: Scott Smith (West), Peggy Miles (Central) and Lindee Gallant (East). Check out their Facebook groups, monthly newsletter and photo galleries HERE. Get to know some of the inspiring new PEI residents who bring their know-how and diverse cultural experience to our province.
Les “Bon Travaillants” – Youth Services Co-op
If you live in or near the Evangeline Region, you may wish to hire members of the youth services co-op to undertake a community project this summer. Projects the bilingual youth aged 12 to 14 have taken on so far include building a street library, painting a rainbow crosswalk, cleaning out a warehouse and building a playground. Meet Les Bon Travaillants video HERE. Contact Josée at the Wellington Rural Action Centre to find out how to get them working on your summer project.
Contact the Client Information Officer in your local centre if we can be of assistance.
Emma Gamble, Montague | [email protected] | 902-838-4030
Barb MacDonald, Alberton | [email protected] | 902-853-3616
Josée Ouellette, Wellington | [email protected] | 902-854-3439
Rural Action Centres | Toll free 1-855-297-9898
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