$100,000 for Brighton Stage

Lou Rinaldi, MPP for Northumberland-Quinte West announced last week that local non-profit and charitable organizations will receive support from the province through the Ontario Trillium Foundation.  

 The Municipality of Brighton will receive support to improve infrastructure with a $100,000 grant over 6 months to build a new, community stage for public events at Memorial Park. This initiative is intended to help arts, culture and heritage have an appropriate public space and is expected to have an impact on the lives of 2,500 people in the community.

 This project is funded through the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s latest round of grants that is supporting 225 organizations across the province, affecting 545,000 people across Ontario.  

 “Our government’s ongoing support through the Ontario Trillium Foundation helps non-profit and charitable organizations create positive change. These organizations are the heart of local communities, and I’m encouraged to see how their invaluable work benefits the lives of so many across our province,” said Daiene Vernile, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

 “This funding will not only create a new community stage but will be the launching pad for many innovate community programs through arts and cultural events. It will give the citizens of Brighton a dynamic new location to host important public events and performances. I look forward to attending events at the new community stage,” said Lou Rinaldi M.P.P. Northumberland Quinte West in the article.

 “I want to thank Lou Rinaldi and the Provincial government for their support for a new community stage for Brighton. This will mean a whole host of community events and performances will now be able to take place on this new stage. This will provide opportunities particularly for public performances that might otherwise not have taken place without this new piece of community infrastructure,” said Mark Walas, Mayor, Municipality of Brighton.

$150,000 for Cramahe Library

Lou Rinaldi, MPP for Northumberland-Quinte West was in Colborne this week to announce that local non-profit and charitable organizations will receive support from the province through the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Cramahe Township will receive support to improve infrastructure with a $150,000 grant over 12 months to expand library space for various programs by adding an addition and restructuring interior space.

This initiative is intended to help arts and cultural activities in Cramahe and according to the release will have an impact on the lives of 6,355 people in the community.

This project is funded through the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s latest round of grants.

“I am excited today to announce this critical funding for the Cramahe Library expansion. Libraries are becoming more and more a significant community hub. This funding will provide long-term support for this key community institution,” said Rinaldi.