The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg has established guidelines for various grants to non-profit and charitable organizations. The PRO Kids bursary is available specifically to families and youth. For specific information on each category, including deadlines, eligibility, and an application form click on the appropriate category below.
Please note that Policy MDL-43, "Community Grants Program/Sponsorship Request" was updated in September 2014. You can read the full policy by clicking here. For individual categories, please click the links below. It is recommended that you speak with Municipal Staff before submitting an application by calling 541-1333.
Grant categories include:
Annual Operating: to provide assistance for annual operating costs.
Community Recreation Program: to provide assistance for the delivery of a new or expanded cultural, social, heritage and/or recreation program.
Major Recreation Capital: to provide assistance for the expansion or improvement of an indoor or outdoor cultural, social, heritage and/or recreation facility and/or equipment for capital projects of $10,000 or more.
Community Recreation Capital: to provide assistance for the expansion or improvement of an indoor or outdoor cultural, social, heritage and/or recreation facility and/or equipment for projects under $10,000.
National/Provincial Event: to provide assistance for the hosting and/or delivery of a National or Provincial event.
Canada Day: to provide assistance for the hosting of a community celebration on July 1st that recognizes Canada Day.
Youth Travel: to provide assistance to individuals, teams, or groups of youth travelling to national competitions in sport or cultural events.
Positive Recreation Opportunities (PRO Kids): to provide assistance to individuals, who resident in the Municipality, who due to lack of support, would not be able to benefit from recreational, sport, or cultural activities.
Community Economic Development: to provide assistance for the development of projects, events, or initiatives that promote the area and foster community economic growth.
Sponsorship Ad Requests: to provide assistance for advertisting to local, not-for-profit organizations for projects, events, or initiatives that benefit residents of, and are within the mandate, of the Municipality.
Remembrance Day: to provide assistance for hosting a community event on November 11th in recognition of our Veterans and those currently serving our country.
Elite Athlete Travel: to provide assistance to elite athletes in Lunenburg County with their travel when competing at international events.
Leadership Training: to provide assistance to volunteers seeking training that will continue to expand the programs, services, and activities provided by so many community organizations.
Canada 150: to assist community organizations in the delivery of a Canada 150 event/celebration.