Campbell’s Bay, September 22, 2016 – For the second consecutive year, the MRC Pontiac has made $272,000 available to local organisations and municipalities for the implementation of sustainable projects whose objective is to improve the quality of life of citizens.
‘’With the Territorial Development Fund (FDT), we would like to support the economic and social development of our territory,’’ says Raymond Durocher, MRC warden. ‘’We favour long-term development projects that take into consideration the needs of the community.’’
The Territorial Development Fund (FDT) is a result of an agreement between the MRC Pontiac and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs (MAMOT). The goal of the fund is to create and maintain jobs and/or promote the revitalisation of living environments in various sectors, such as: agriculture, forestry, tourism, social and community, culture, and heritage.
Organisations interested in applying for a grant can download the program criteria and request forms from the MRC website under the ‘programs’ tab. The submission deadline is November 11th, 2016. For further information, or to schedule an appointment, promoters can contact Christine Kluke at 819-648-5689, ext. 210.