OHSWEKEN, ON – August 15, 2019- Chiefswood Park and Gathering Place by the Grand (GPG) are now accepting applications for the Community Partnership Program. An information session is being held on Thursday August 22, 2019 for the Fall Intake starting at 6pm at the Gathering Place by the Grand (2593 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken ON).
The Community Partnership Program was developed to support and foster the amazing voices within the community through the sponsorship of venue space either at GPG or Chiefswood Park. The program assists groups and organizations in the Community who host non-profit events or initiatives that support the Six Nations Community and its members. Programming may include education conferences, music concerts, workshops, performances, cultural teachings, and much more.
Six Nations Tourism, a department of the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC), manages both Chiefswood Park and Gathering Place by the Grand. These two venues are revenue-generating assets which will ultimately assist with the betterment of the Six Nations Community through annual distributions of surplus profits to the Six Nations of the Grand River Economic Development Trust (EDT) by SNGRDC.
All completed applications are assessed in accordance with the Six Nations Community Plan and the Community Partnership Program Criteria, while taking into account the level of impact of the initiative. The deadline for applications, for events occurring between October 2019 and March 2020, is September 13, 2019 by 12PM. Successful Applicants will be notified September 23, 2019 for the Fall Intake Session.
For more information on GPG’s Community Partnership Program visit www.gatheringplacebythegrand.ca/community-partnership-program
For more information on Chiefswood Park’s Community Partnership Program visit https://www.sixnationstourism.ca/about/
About Six Nations Tourism:
Six Nations Tourism is a sub department of the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC). Six Nations Tourism hosts over 10,000 visitors a year at their four sites: Six Nations Tourism Building, Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks, Chiefswood National Historic Site, Chiefswood Park, and the Gathering Place by the Grand Event Centre. For more information please visit www.sixnationstourism.ca
About Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation:
Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC) manages the Six Nations’ economic interests in 14 renewable energy projects and numerous economic development opportunities, in and around the Six Nations territory. SNGRDC’s current green energy portfolio is capable of producing nearly 900 MW of renewable energy through its direct or indirect involvement in seven solar, six wind and one hydroelectric project(s). SNGRDC is located on the Six Nations Reserve and directly employs over 140 employees through Nation Enterprise or the administration of Economic Interests projects. For more information please visit www.sndevcorp.ca