Three Local Organizations Receive Federal Funding

Three Local Organizations Receive Federal Funding

Posted: 2021-02-25 10:09:05 By: thebay

The Community Foundation Grey Bruce, partnering with Georgian College, has awarded $341,381 in funding to 9 social purpose organizations in Central Ontario including 3 local initiatives.

The funding is provided by the Government of Canada’s Investment Readiness Program and received a high volume of applications. This funding has supported projects including:

  • $36,972 for Muskoka North Good Food Co-operative in Huntsville, to scale-up regional agri-food sector, capacity build, market, educate, grow, and encourage community well-being,
  • $88,977 to fund Fourth Pig Green & Natural Construction in Baysville, for a comprehensive viability study on creating a replicable model for accessible, environmentally healthy housing, and
  • $25,000 funding The Dragonfly Collective in Sprucedale, to complete a business plan for a cafe and community hub and allow access to funding.