Hastings Co. offers $50,000 economic development grant

HASTINGS COUNTY – Warden Jo-Anne Albert today announced $50,000 for local community and economic development efforts in Hastings County.

The County is now accepting applications for the 2010 Economic Development Program to support nonprofit community economic development initiatives.

“We are pleased to announce our fourth year of this funding program to support grassroots economic development efforts,” stated Warden Albert.

“Since we started this funding program in 2007, we have contributed close to $160,000 in funding to projects totaling $1.3 million. This is a huge boost to our local community and economy”.

Municipal governments and community organizations – within Hastings County – are invited to apply by downloading an application from investinhastings.ca or by contacting the economic development office at (613) 966-6712 ext. 4011.

— Hastings County press release

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