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Bracebridge awards $45K for events and community grants
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Bracebridge awards $45K for events and community grants

Posted: 2024-05-31 07:59:43 By: thebay

On Monday, Bracebridge Mayor Rick Maloney awarded funding to recipients of the town’s Event Tourism Grant and Community Grant programs for their 2024 programming.

The town is providing a total of $45,070, with $27,500 allocated to support local festivals and events and $17,570 for community development. This investment aims to boost local economic development by driving tourism and supporting essential community programs and services.

Last year’s events collectively attracted approximately 27,000 attendees, many of whom are out-of-town visitors utilizing local amenities such as accommodations, restaurants, and shops.

For a full list of the recipients, see our story at HuntersBayRadio.com

The 2024 Event Tourism Grant recipients are:

  • $5,000 for the Bracebridge Business Improvement Area’s annual Fire and Ice Festival which took place in January;
  • $2,000 to the Muskoka Limberettes Gymnastics Club for the Muskoka Classic Gymnastics Competition which took place in January;
  • $5,000 to the First Annual See Muskoka Through Our Eyes Traditional Powwow, June 29 and 30;
  • $5,000 to Muskoka Arts and Crafts for the MAC Summer Show, July 12 to 14;
  • $2,000 to Muskoka Pride for the Muskoka Pride Festival and Parade, July 20 to 28;
  • $2,000 to Community Living South Muskoka for Music at the Meadows, August 24;
  • $1,500 to Muskoka Hornets Baseball for the Muskoka Cup Tournaments happening this summer; and
  • $5,000 for the annual Muskoka Marathon which takes place on October 5.

For more information on festivals and events, visit bracebridge.ca/festivalsandevents.