2016 July 27, Winnipeg FreePress The Times: NECRC and Bridge the Gap Social Media Contest Article

A North End project, “Bridge the Gap Winnipeg”, is partnering up with the North End Community Renewal Corporation (NECRC) to give a deserving organization a $2,000 grant through a social media contest. Article copy: 2016 Summer Contest helps North End youth Full online news article: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/times/Contest-helps-North-End-youth-388135082.html By: Ligia Braidotti Posted: 07/25/2016 9:27 AM | Comments:...
Bridge The Gap & NECRC Instagram Contest – Win $2,000

Bridge The Gap & NECRC Instagram Contest – Win $2,000

We at Bridge the Gap Winnipeg, along with the North End Community Renewal Corporation, are teaming up to reward a $2000 grant to a deserving North End organization for young people. The application process is simple. Use your smartphone to create and upload a “short video” application through Instagram called: “#How To Summer 2016”. http://www.bridgethegapwinnipeg.ca/  ...

2017 Residential Exterior Fix-up Grant applications are now here!

The 2017 Community Housing Improvement Initiative (CHII) Exterior Fix-up Grant applications are now available for William Whyte and North Point Douglas communities. Applications have been delivered door to door, however if you didn’t see one in your mailbox you can either pick one up at our offices at 509 Selkirk Ave. or download and print your application from our website. Landlord applications are being mailed out to landlords in our contact database the week of May 10th, if you haven’t received the application package yet, you may download and print the application/criteria and TLC letter below. Grants for the communities of St. John’s, Dufferin and Lord Selkirk Park are on hold pending funding approval and will be updated on this page upon funding confirmation. If you are unsure which community you live in please email Tracy Proctor, Housing Resource Coordinator, at housinggrants@necrc.org. Provincial CHII Grants Update We have received formal notice that the Province of Manitoba has made the difficult decision discontinue the Community Housing Improvement Initiative (CHII) funding that provided for small exterior homeowner fix-up grants within the communities of William Whyte, North Point Douglas, Dufferin, St. John’s and Lord Selkirk Park. We are saddened to lose these grants in our North End communities as they have enabled community-wide improvements and leveraged significant investment in Winnipeg’s core-area communities. We are grateful to the Province of Manitoba for the eleven years (2006-2016) of CHII investment they have supported in the North End in partnership with the community. It has made a difference in our communities and many residents we encounter feel the area has improved noticeably in that time....

2016 STOREFRONT ENHANCEMENT GRANT – APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

The 2016 Storefront Enhancement Grant (SEG) applications are now available. A recent distribution to the North End business community and non-profit organizations through known emails has been undertaken. Only North End business and non-profit organizations are eligible for the grant which is provided by NA! (Neighbourhoods Alive). Applications are available here or can be picked up at the Business Development Centre or by request to richard@necrc.org. Application deadline is April 01, 2016 with projects to be completed by November 18, 2016. 2016 SEG Program Application...

It’s fix-up grant time again!

If you live in William Whyte, North Point Douglas, St. John’s, Dufferin or Lord Selkirk Park there may be an exterior fix-up grant available for you. Please see individual criteria/application form for more information on your specific community. You can print an application off of here, or you should have one delivered to your mailbox between April 22nd and 29th. The application deadline is Friday May 8th at 4pm. If you have questions, please call Kali, the grant coordinator at 204-927-2341. If you are a landlord (including if you live in one half of a duplex) there may also be grants available for you however there is a slightly different process. Please call Kali, the grant coordinator at 204-927-2341 to find out how to apply as a landlord. WW Criteria 2015 WW Application 2015 St. John’s Criteria 2015 St. John’s Application 2015 NPD Criteria 2015 NPD Application 2015 LSP Criteria 2015 LSP Application 2015 Dufferin Criteria 2015  Dufferin Application...

2015 Storefront Enhancement Grant Program now available

WHAT IS THE STOREFRONT ENHANCEMENT GRANT PROGRAM? North End Revitalization Incorporated (NERI), in partnership with Neighbourhoods Alive! (NA!), in cooperation with the North End BIZ, Selkirk Avenue BIZ, and the Between the Parks Business Association have established the Storefront Enhancement Grant (SEG) Program for local small businesses and non-profit agencies/organizations in the North End. The SEG Program promotes local community investment by providing cost-shared non-repayable funding grants to eligible North End small businesses and non-profit agencies and organizations for exterior renovations to the frontage of their property (visible to passing traffic) that enhances the appearance, safety, and value of their property. The program is administered by the North End Business Development Centre. HOW MUCH ARE THE GRANTS? SEG Program grants are provided on a cost-sharing basis up to a maximum of $3,000.00. Fund availability may limit the amount of funds approved for individual projects. Vacant commercial properties are limited to $1,000.00 maximum. WHO CAN APPLY? All local North End small businesses and non-profit agencies and organizations located within the NERI/NECRC catchment neighbourhoods are eligible to apply for a grant. For specific boundaries, please see the attached Map of NECRC North End Boundaries or contact NECRC/NEBDC for clarification. Businesses or non-profits that reside outside these communities are not eligible to apply. Property owners of vacant and/or derelict commercial buildings are eligible to apply for a smaller grant to a maximum of $1,000.00. Please note that preference for grant selection will be given to first-time applicants, clustering opportunities and projects utilizing North End suppliers. Successful applicants can only receive a grant from the SEG Program once within a two (2) year...