Rural Economic Development Program: New RED Projects Announced

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County Summary

County of Frontenac

The County of Frontenac will receive up to $300,000 to complete promotional activities to support economic development in the county in the areas of trips and trails, food and beverage, and recreational lifestyle.

Frontenac Community Futures Development Corporation

The Frontenac Community Futures Development Corporation will receive up to $49,920 to offer business education and information and communications technology support for various hardware, software and broadband applications, as well as mobile applications to businesses.

Heart of the City

Heart of the City (HOC) will receive up to $55,280 to hire a project manager for a two-year period to work with local stakeholders including the downtown and Le Village business improvement areas, to promote Cornwall's HoC as a destination for tourists and residents.

Township of Greater Madawaska

The Township of Greater Madawaska will receive up to $6,280 to prepare a revised strategic plan to identify priorities and develop an action plan for economic development;

Municipality of Marmora and Lake

The Municipality of Marmora and Lake received $20,207 to create a site development map to help plan tourism development.

County of Northumberland

Northumberland Tourism received $15,150 to create an innovative website which incorporates new marketing directions with Northumberland's new brand and campaigns.

County of Northumberland

The County of Northumberland received $38,000 to use two new and innovative technology solutions to increase economic renewal and prosperity.

Municipality of North Grenville

The Municipality of North Grenville will receive up to $17,938 to hire a business retention and expansion attraction coordinator, to deliver a business retention and expansion program, as well as a business attraction marketing strategy.

Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth

Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth received $29,945 to pilot a project to help rural municipalities and rural community-based organizations effectively manage data analytics in support of evidence-based planning, decision-making and accountability.

Town of Prescott (formerly Separated Town of Prescott)

The Town of Prescott will receive up to $35,280 to undertake a business retention and expansion project to encourage the growth and stability of local businesses.

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

The County of Prescott and Russell will receive up to $20,000 to conduct a full analysis of the geographic location and capacity of the essential service providers.

The City of Brockville Railway Tunnel Committee

The Railway Tunnel Committee will receive up to $531,286 to rehabilitate Canada's first railway tunnel.

The Corporation of the Township of Selwyn

The Corporation of the Township of Selwyn will receive up to $49,467 to hire a new economic development coordinator to conduct economic and community development initiatives, including tourism-related marketing and promotion initiatives to attract businesses, investors and visitors.

Municipality of Trent Hills

The Municipality of Trent Hills will receive up to $32,000.00 to develop a downtown revitalization plan for the Town of Campbellford.

 


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: red@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 30 January 2017
Last Reviewed: 30 January 2017