Communities are encouraged to act fast to unlock funding for upcoming local projects, community centres, sports arenas, and cultural centres.
Yesterday, Premier Doug Ford addressed the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) annual conference, where he committed to building strong, local partnerships with municipalities. Highlighting Ontario's investments in local communities, Premier Ford committed to equipping local governments with what they need to build their communities from the ground up, deliver better value for taxpayers, and build for the future.
- The Ontario government will be opening the Community, Culture and Recreation Stream under the federal Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program starting September 3, 2019.
- This program could unlock up to $1 billion in funding for important local projects such as community centres, sports arenas and cultural centres.
- The intake for the Community, Culture and Recreation Stream of the federal Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program will open September 3, 2019
It is crucial to identify projects and begin preparing your application for this fast approaching funding intake window.