One of the most satisfying parts of the Spruce the Bruce Program is supporting change in our communities! Check out our Grant applications below, bring your creative ideas, and let's get started!
We strongly encourage you to contact us well before the application deadline to discuss your proposal and take advantage of design services we are able to offer.Give us a call at 1 (800) 268-3838 or email@example.com to discuss your idea before you apply.
The next deadline for grant applications is May 31st.
Intakes will continue monthly until all 2013 funds have been utilized
Each of the grants has eligibility criteria in which participating municipalities, downtown stakeholders and business owners must meet in order to be awarded the grant. Some criteria include that the project must not have commenced prior to the awarding of the requested grant; applicants must provide minimum 50% cash contribution towards the total cost of the project; and projects must be completed by October 31st 2013. In addition, each grant eligibility criteria differs and may have different criterions.
All grant applications must be completed online. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted.
Grant Types and Online Application Information:
- 2013 Community Signage Grant
- 2013 Streetscape Improvement Grant
- 2013 Perpendicular Storefront Sign and Awning Grant
- 2013 Facade Improvement Grant
Note: Applications need to be in the eligible Downtown Areas (see Maps).
Congratulations March 2013 Grant Recipients!
Community Signage Grant
- Port Elgin BIA, Sandwich Board Signs
- Walkerton Image Committee, Fish Entry signs
- Town of Saugeen Shores, Trail & Park signage
Destination Infrastructure Grant
- Municipality of Kincardine & Tiverton Agricultural Society, Fair ground improvements
- Peninsula Bruce Trail Club, Carin Trail Improvements
Destination Marketing Grant
- Wiarton & District Chamber of Commerce- Basecamp Marketing
- Lion's Head Promotion Committee- Activities Guide
- Sauble Beach Chamber of Commerce- Actives Guide
Streetscape Beautification Grant
- Municipality of Kincardine, Water fountain Restoration
- Walkerton Chamber of Commerce, "Hooked on Walkerton" Event Banners
- Municipality of Kincardine, Scottish Banners
Façade Improvement Grant
- Miller Insurance, Southampton
- Bliss, Southampton