ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRUST 2017 RECIPIENTS

The Economic Development Trust (EDT) is the mechanism in which surplus profits generated by Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC) are invested into the Six Nations Community for the collective benefit of its members. Economic Development Trustees include Rachel Martin (Chair), Jill Hill, Julie Hill and Cathy General.

2017 COMMUNITY INVESTMENT RECIPIENTS

Organization: Six Nations Public Library
Project: Heating Updates
Project Summary: Six Nations Public Library housed in an 1885 building has not had their heating updated since the 1980’s. The updates will include a new boiler and new air conditioning system.
Approved Investment: $24,000.00

Organization: Two Row on the Grand
Project: Paddle along the Grand
Project Summary: Collection of people dedicated to paddle along the Grand from Paris to Port Maitland. Together the group will work collectively to commemorate the original intent of the 1613 Two Row Treaty.
Approved Investment: $14,000.00

Organization: Grand River Pow Wow Committee
Project: Head Staff
Project Summary: Grand River “Champion of Champions” Pow Wow 2017- to pay travel and accommodation costs for Head Staff.
Approved Investment: $5,050.00

Organization: Six Nations Public Works
Project: Servicing of Housing Development
Project Summary: The funds will service the future 95-unit housing development located on Fourth Line Rd with roads, sewage, water, and hydro.
Approved Investment: $1,400,000.00

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TRUST 2017 SHORTLIST PRESENTATIONS

All complete and on-time  applications received by the Economic Development Trust (EDT) by the April 20, 2017 deadline have been shortlisted and will be required to make a presentation to the EDT on June 6 or 7, 2017.

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2017 COMMUNITY INVESTMENT STATISTICS

Requested 6 Complete Applications Received (26 submitted) 1 General Applications Received 5 Grassroots Applications Received $76,626 Total Ask for 2017 Community Investment
Written proposal with time sensitive funding opportunity submitted outside of application window ($1,400,000)*
Approved 4 Total Projects Approved for Community Investment $1,424,000 Amount Approved for General Projects $19,050 Amount Approved for Grassroots Projects $1,443,050 Total Approved for 2017 Community Investment
*The EDT acknowledges that it may be necessary, in some instances, to become more fluid in our process thereby allowing us to become proactively responsive to the changing landscape of external funding opportunities which present themselves at Six Nations.