Community Signage Grant
The Spruce the Bruce Program has been initiated to assist communities with improvements that make them more attractive, pedestrian-friendly, and distinctive.
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The Community Signage Grant to encourage community and stakeholder groups to improve signage within their community. These grants match local cash contributions up to $5,000.00.
Community Signage Grants 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).
The County’s Rural and Downtown Wayfinding signage program is not funded through this grant application. Contact us for more information on potential funding of your wayfinding signage program.
2017 Eligible Communities for a Community Signage include:
Ripley, Lucknow, Walkerton, Mildmay, Lion’s Head, Wiarton, Southampton, Port Elgin, Kincardine.
In order to qualify for a Community Sign Grant:
The Bruce County Economic Development Grant Committee will review applications against the following criteria:
Applicants must complete an online application in order to be given grant consideration. You can save your application online and return to it later.
Incomplete applications cannot be accepted. Applications require the following: