NECRC provides support towards the community’s revitalization and to meet its mandate. The following is a summary of the resources available to the community.
We offer several grant programs to assist residents and businesses to improve their properties and instill community pride.
NERI Small Grants Fund
North End Revitalization Incorporated (NERI) provides a small grants fund for 5 North End communities. The fund is available to local community groups providing services within the neighbourhoods of William Whyte, St. John’s, Dufferin, Lord Selkirk Park, and Point Douglas.
Eligible projects must assist in achieving local goals related to:
- community connecting,
- capacity building, well-being,
- stability or
- community economic development
- and further the objectives of the North End five Year Plan Five Year.
Local groups can apply for up to $5,000 per year; however the maximum amount per application is $2,500. Applications can be received starting mid-march for review by April 1st, 2015. Grant applications are reviewed monthly (except in July & August) and the deadline for all projects to be completed is March 31st, 2016. For further information on the Small Grant Fund, see the website: www.necrc.org or contact email@example.com or 204-927-2337.
The 2015-16 Small Grant Fund has now been committed for this year. The next intake will be for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The new application forms will be available on the website in March 2016.
NERI Small Grants Reporting Documents
If you are a NERI Small grants recipient, you must file a report at the conclusion of your project. All reports due on or before March 20th, 2016. If you require any assistance or have any questions related to the requirements of this report, please contact (204) 451-1272 / (204) 927-2337.
North End Revitalization Incorporated (NERI), in partnership with Neighbourhoods Alive! (NA!), and 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.
Neighbourhood Renewal Fund
The Neighbourhood Renewal Fund (NRF) assists neighbourhood organizations representing residents and other local interests, in strengthening local capacity and revitalizing designated neighbourhoods/communities through a broad range of locally planned and supported initiatives. For more information visit www.gov.mb.ca/housing/neighbourhoods/progs/nrf.html