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Economic Support & Resources

District of Hudson's Hope
Community Development

Community Places

Northern Development Initiative Trust

Northern Development’s Community Places Program supports the creation, restoration or enhancement of community spaces not attached to educational institutions. Community places projects will strengthen the social and cultural fabric of communities, enhance community pride, support a culture of civic engagement and create a draw for tourism marketing and business retention and expansion.


Up to $30,000 to a maximum a 70% of the total budget

Application Period

July 31, 2024

Eligible Applicants
  • Local governments 

  • Registered not-for-profits 

  • Registered First Nation bands

Eligible Projects
  • Community hall/event space renovations 

  • Clubhouse building improvements 

  • Public washrooms 

  • Outdoor multi-use plaza/pavilion 

  • Community gardens 

  • Parks/playgrounds/pavilions 

  • Dog parks 

  • Local government managed trails and walkways 

  • Free of charge outdoor recreation facilities ex. skating rinks, tennis courts, basketball courts, skate parks 

Eligible Costs
  • Capital expenditures considered to be direct and necessary for the successful implementation of an eligible project 

  • Contractor fees 

  • Incremental third-party project management 

  • Rental of tools and equipment for construction work 

  • Wages for direct project labour

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