Meaford Community Bursaries Awarded

Posted On Tuesday June 18, 2019

Meaford Council has awarded $194,000 in bursaries over the next 4 years to community organizations in Meaford.

The Community Bursary program provides funding to community groups who offer programs, services and events in Meaford. Funds are awarded for the four-year Council term. The annual amount of funding available for the 2019-2022 term of Council is $50,000. Organizations may receive up to $5,000 per year.

On June 3 and 4, Meaford Council heard presentations from the 37 applicants to the bursary program, with the total annual funding requested at $108,550.00.

Following the presentations, Council awarded the following bursaries:

Community Group/Organization

Annual Bursary
(2019-2022)

Backpacks for Learning at GBCS

$1,000.00

Beautiful Joe Heritage Society

$1,000.00

BIA/Chris Scerri

$2,500.00

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grey Bruce

$1,500.00

Bognor Canada Day Committee

$1,500.00

Christ Church Anglican

$1,200.00

Crime Stoppers of Grey Bruce

$500.00

Electric Eclectics

$1,500.00

Georgian Bay Coyotes Track Club

$650.00

Georgian Bay Youth Roots

$2,000.00

Golden Town Outreach

$3,000.00

Goldenaires Choir

$1,000.00

Kids in the Meaford Hall

$3,000.00

Meaford 55+ Friendship Club

$3,000.00

Meaford and St. Vincent Agricultural Society

$1,800.00

Meaford Chamber of Commerce

$5,000.00

Meaford Creative Arts Association

$500.00

Meaford Culture Foundation

$2,000.00

Meaford Farmers' Market

$1,500.00

Meaford Hospital Gardeners

$750.00

Meaford Lawn Bowling Club

$750.00

Meaford Pickleball Club

$500.00

Meaford Skating Club

$1,500.00

Meaford Theatre Company

$1,500.00

Sail Georgian Bay

$500.00

Scarecrow Invasion & Family Festival

$4,000.00

Smile Animal Society

$500.00

SweetWater Music Festival

$1,850.00

Sydenham and District Optimist Club

$1,500.00

Women's House Serving Bruce & Grey

$1,000.00

For more information on the Community Bursary program, visit www.meaford.ca/communitybursary.

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