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New grant application now open to help spruce up downtown Lethbridge

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – Enhancing the vibrancy of downtown,  in pandemic and post-pandemic realities, is the aim of a new grant in Lethbridge.

The Re-Imagine Downtown Activation Grant is set to support those who want to spruce up vacant, underutilized and under-programmed private and public spaces.

There’s a total of $150,000 up for grabs and applications are eligible for up to $25,000.

The first intake is now open with a link to the application here: Re-Imagine Downtown Activation Grant

Money is coming from the Downtown Redevelopment Fund through the Heart of Our City Committee. On an annual basis, the grant has supported 20-25 events and festivals which have attracted 45,000-65,000 people per year.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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