Ap­pli­ca­tions avail­able for recre­ation grants

The Compass - - THE COMPASS -

The Depart­ment of Tourism, Cul­ture and Recre­ation has an­nounced Com­mu­nity Cap­i­tal Grants and Phys­i­cal Ac­tiv­ity Equip­ment Pro­grams are now avail­able. Th­ese pro­grams pro­vide fi­nan­cial sup­port for recre­ation and sport in­fra­struc­ture and equip­ment needs through­out the prov­ince.

The Com­mu­nity Cap­i­tal Grant Pro­gram as­sists com­mu­ni­ties in the de­vel­op­ment of small-scale in­door or out­door cap­i­tal recre­ation projects in­clud­ing play­grounds, trails and multi-pur­pose courts, up to a max­i­mum of $15,000.

The Phys­i­cal Ac­tiv­ity Equip­ment Pro­gram is avail­able to sup­port the pur­chase and re­pair of equip­ment that pro­motes phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity such as nets, sticks and balls for recre­ation par­tic­i­pa­tion in af­ter-school pro­grams. It also in­cludes sit-skis or sim­i­lar para-ski equip­ment adap­ta­tions, mats, ex­er­cise balls and weights for fit­ness pro­grams. The grant can be awarded up to a max­i­mum of $3,000.

Dead­line to sub­mit ap­pli­ca­tions to th­ese pro­grams is March 1, 2014.

Guide­lines and ap­pli­ca­tion forms are lo­cated on the depart­ment web­site at: www.tcr.gov.nl.ca /tcr/sports/in­dex.html

LEFT: One of the tasks was to have a photo taken with a clerk at Drover’s Store. Here, mem­bers of Al’s Patrol com­plete the task. From left, Gwen Pin­sent, Deb­bie Ge­orge, Dar­lene Vatcher Thomas and Ann Jer­rett. Look­ing on at right is Val Drover.

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