Maple Ridge festivals get support from city corridor

The City of Maple Ridge’s Festival Grant Plan will provide $45,600 to local activities that gain people and draw in people to the town.

The events permitted so far get spot from Could 1 till Sept. 30, and will get a complete of $26,700.

These consist of:

  • $7,000 for the Caribbean Competition
  • $6,000 for Region Fest
  • $2,700 for Bard on the Bandstand
  • $2,200 for Pleasure in the Park
  • $1,500 for River’s Day
  • $1,400 for GETI Fest
  • $2,200 for Multiculturalism Working day
  • $2,200 for Fact and Reconciliation
  • $1,500 for Haney Farmers Marketplace

“The Maple Ridge Pageant Grant System allows to nurture free of charge or reduced-expense out of doors festivals that make our group lively, engaged, affluent and inclusive, and celebrates local community delight,” reported a report from Darlene Slevin, the city city acting manager of arts and group connections.

Dependent on grant requests from preceding many years, one more $18,900 is getting held back for a second ingestion of grant purposes for festivals going on from Oct. 1, 2023 until finally April 30, 2024. This could incorporate new functions.

The grant system has been functioning considering the fact that 1999, offering economical and other supports for eligible festivals. It is operate by a committee of team customers from Parks, Recreation and Lifestyle the finance office and Fireplace and Rescue Assistance. The funding supports general public safety, like road closures and protection-connected machines rentals.

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