Community Signage Grant


Designed to encourage community and stakeholder groups to improve signage within their community.


This grant may be directed towards signage that improves visitor experiences in and around the downtown, including gateway signs, interpretive / historical plaques, kiosks, and route markers (i.e. for cycling or hiking).

Our Community Signage Grant details are subject to funding availability, and issued upon the completion of the proposed work.

This grant funds 50% of community signage projects up to $5,000.

Applicants must provide minimum 50% cash contribution towards the total cost of the project for which they are applying for a grant. Taxes are the full responsibility of the applicants. Eligible project costs must be actual cash outlay to third parties acting at arm’s length and which can be documented through original invoices or proofs of payment 

What is eligible?
Examples - Usage of funds

This grant may be directed towards signage that improves visitor experiences in and around the downtown, including gateway signs, interpretive / historical plaques, kiosks, and route markers (i.e. for cycling or hiking).

Click here for the County’s Rural and Downtown Wayfinding signage strategy

What Is needed before I apply?

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Application Process and Timeline

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    Launch of the grant program

    March 1, 2019

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    Applicant submission deadline

    Intakes close at the end of each month until grant money has been allocated. ex) 1st Intake March 1 - March 31, 2nd Intake April 1 - April 30, etc...

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    Application is reviewed

    The applicant is notified of application status by the end of the following month

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    Grant letter of offer

    If approved, the applicant receives letter of offer that outlines the conditions and eligible grant amount.

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    Applicant returns signed letter of offer

    The applicant signs and returns the grant letter of offer

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    Project commences

    Projects must not have commenced prior to the awarding of the requested grant.

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    Project completion

    Grant recipients fill in the online project completion form.

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     Funds are sent to recipient.

    Project completion is verified and fund are send to the recreant by cheque or Electronic Fund Transfer.

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    Grant program closes

    October 31, 2019

    All projects must be completed by October 31 of the same year. Extensions are not granted.

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