Each year, ECBC makes funding available to assist incorporated, non-profit entities organize and host festivals and events. The assistance is targeted at events with the potential to generate new visitation or to better serve visitors to the island, increase lengths of stay and spending, and improve the quality of the visitor experience.
To download the 2014 Festivals and Events application criteria, please click here (PDF, 103kb).
To download a copy of the 2014 Festivals and Events application form, please click here (PDF, 189kb).
Community Centres Program
ECBC makes a limited amount of funding available to improve community infrastructure by assisting with improvements to community centres.
Click here for a copy of the Community Centre Program Guidelines and ECBC application for assistance.
Who is eligible?
Not-for-profit organizations, including municipalities, cooperatives, educational institutions, economic development organizations and business, technology and industry associations, are eligible for funding.
Assistance is non-repayable and is limited to the proportion of the eligible costs that, in the opinion of ECBC, is required for the project to proceed.
Funding Proposals/Application Forms
For information on how to prepare a funding proposal for non-commercial projects, click here (PDF, 64kb)
To download an application form, click here (PDF, 43kb)