Grant applications are being accepted until Friday for the Hometown Manitoba Program. The program has three components meeting places, Main Street enhancements and tree planting. It provides financial support for community projects initiated by local governments, non-profit community organizations and businesses to promote unique identities and themes that will define a community through projects that enhance Main Street building exteriors and public outdoor spaces. Past funding from the program has been used to update local businesses, for Pioneer Square on Main Street and Channing Beach projects.
Application forms are available at www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/ri or contact the Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives office in The Pas.