South Shore Breaker
Lunenburg offers more emergency assistance funding
The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg has awarded a fourth round of funding support for notfor-profit organizations that operate community facilities impacted by COVID-19 cancellations.
Council recently awarded the Emergency Assistance Fund for Community Facilities to 55 organizations for a total amount of $117,414.
The municipality established an Emergency Assistance
Fund for Community Facilities to assist local groups and organizations in addressing the financial hardship caused by the inability to host planned fundraising events and activities during the Covid-19 crisis.
Applicants could apply for emergency assistance for fundraising events and activities that were scheduled to take place during the application period of Oct. 1, 2021 to March 31 but had to be cancelled because of pandemic restrictions
“We continue to see hardship for these important community organizations,” said Mayor Carolyn Bolivargetson in a news release.
“Since introducing this program, the municipality has donated a total of $439,820 to our community organizations that operate community facilities. We hope this emergency funding will help these organizations as we begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel.”