Get ‘Active Grants’ Now Available To Community Organizations

The NWT Recreation Parks Assoication has announced that it will be providing grants to encourage community organizations to promote physical activity in the territory.

The ‘Get Active’ grants are in honour of Recreation and Parks month which takes places in June.

NWT RPA Director of Active Communities, Sheena Tremblay says, Community organizations can receive up to four hundred dollars to organize their own sporting event.

It’s pretty open. If it’s a gardening event on Intergenerational Day with youth and elders. If it’s a more formal kind of soccer event.  The options are pretty open and we do have a couple examples on our website.

Last year twenty-five organizations applied and Tremblay hopes more will participate this year.

Organizations interested in applying can visit: nwtrpa.org

The deadline is May 31st and there are limited spots.

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Kristen Berkeley
Kristen is a multimedia journalist, reporter and producer at CKLB. Originally from Toronto, Kristen was interested in Indigenous issues and decided to relocate to Yellowknife to join CKLB. Kristen received her education from York University with degrees in Political Science and Communication. She is also a graduate from the Seneca-at-York Broadcast Journalism program. If you want to get in contact with Kristen, send her an email at Kristen.berkeley@cklbradio.com

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