Brandon-Souris Conservative MP Merv Tweed is reminding organizations that want federal help for Celebrate Canada festivities that the deadline to apply for funding is fast approaching.
Ottawa provides financial assistance for activities organized during the Celebrate Canada period, from June 21 to July 1. These activities celebrate National Aboriginal Day, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, Canadian Multiculturalism Day and Canada Day.
Deadline to submit applications is Jan. 15.
“If organizations have not already done so, I invite all communities in Brandon-Souris to apply for this funding to celebrate these great Canadian events” Tweed said.
Eligible recipients for funding include Canadian not-for-profit organizations; unincorporated associations; Canadian businesses organizing projects of a non-commercial nature; Canadian educational institutions and municipal governments; and other municipal, provincial or territorial institutions.
The funding application form and detailed information about application requirements and eligible expenses are available on the Celebrate Canada website under the “How to obtain funding” tab.
Applications must be mailed (postmarked) or delivered to a Canadian Heritage regional office by Monday, Jan. 15. Applications postmarked or delivered after this date will not be accepted.
For more information about Celebrate Canada and its four days of festivities, visit canadianheritage.gc.ca/canada.
Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition December 24, 2012