Re-Imagine Downtown grant applications for 2024 now open
The Re-Imagine Downtown Activation Grant aims to support businesses, entrepreneurs, organizations and community-minded individuals in implementing initiatives, events and programs that activate the Downtown core. The program has a focus on activating vacant and underutilized private and public spaces in Downtown Lethbridge.
The first of two intakes if now open for applications. The total funding available for the Re-Imagine Downtown Activation Grant in 2024 is $120,000, with up to $80,000 being distributed in the first intake. The second intake will occur in the spring of 2024.
For the 2024 Re-Imagine Downtown Activation Grant, there will be a particular focus on activating Galt Gardens Park. Events held in Galt Gardens Park are eligible for up to $15,000 per initiative, and events outside of Galt Gardens will be eligible for up to $10,000 per initiative.
Additionally, this year the boundaries of eligible districts has expanded to include the Warehouse District and 13 Street North. Events held outside of the June to September peak season will also be a priority for the 2024 season.
Applications for the first intake are open until December 15. Events will be awarded in January 2024.
Interested applicants can fill out the application form or find more information here: https://www.lethbridge.ca/community-services-supports/grants-and-support/re-imagine-downtown-activation-grant/.
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