Nine Community Projects to Receive Funding

Nine community projects to receive funding through Haut-Saint-Laurent MRC and the Fonds de Développement des Territoires

The Haut-Saint-Laurent MRC is pleased to announce a total of nine community-based organisations will receive funding this year for a diversity of projects through the Fonds de Développement des Territoires (FDT). In all, over $119,365 will be distributed between the different organisations as part of the 2017 program aimed at financing development projects to improve the quality of life of communities in the region.

This year, the FDT application process was restricted to community-based organisations, and all projects were required to correspond with specific issues outlined in the MRC’s Social Development Plan, including: educational and social success; health, well-being, healthy living habits, food security; development of the territory, local economy and tourism; sports, leisure and culture; and housing.

“This year we decided to focus on community development in an effort to reinforce the Social Development Plan, which was adopted in 2016,” said Anna Potapova, the Agent responsible for Agri-food Development for the Haut-Saint-Laurent MRC. “The funding will be used to improve the activities offered by these organisations,” added Ms. Potapova, in highlighting the diversity of projects received by the MRC. “A number of the projects demonstrated an element of originality and innovation,” she continued, noting how all of the projects addressed in some way one of the five main issues outlined in the Social Development Plan.

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Projet Communic-Action

Le monde à la portée des aînés, année 2

9 000 $

Une Affaire de Famille

Programme 1-2-3

18 713 $

CLD du Haut-Saint-Laurent (fiduciaire de Place aux jeunes HSL)

PAJ vous chante la pomme!

4 190 $

La Petite bibliothèque verte

Développement d’un cinéma de répertoire à la PBV

5 772 $

The Rural Arts Project

L’événement de la tente ambulante

20 000 $

Association pour la Défense des Droits Sociaux de Huntingdon

Pour un meilleur accès aux logements dans le Haut-Saint-Laurent

21 844 $

Carrefour-jeunesse emploi

Coopérative jeunesse de services

2 850 $

La Bouffe Additionnelle

Aider à s’entraider, année 3

23 125 $

Maison des jeunes de Huntingdon

FA-Réussite

13 875 $

Total

119 369 $

 

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