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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    Status of grant program

    Applications are now being accepted

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    Submission deadline

    There is a continuous intake until grant money has been allocated.

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    Application is reviewed

    Applications are reviewed and awarded on a weekly basis.

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    Grant letter of offer

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

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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 the recipient.

    Project completion is verified and funds are sent to the recipient by cheque or Electronic Fund Transfer.

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    Grant program closes

    October 31, 2020

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