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Regional District of Nanaimo Seeks Applicants for Northern Community Economic Development Funding

Press Release

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) invites business and community groups in District 69 to submit proposals for funding under the Northern Community Economic Development program.

“To date, the Northern Community Economic Development Program has contributed almost $220,000 toward projects in District 69 supporting emerging entrepreneurs, connecting small business owners, creating new employment opportunities, and providing other measurable economic benefits in our communities,” said RDN Director Bob Rogers, Chair of the Northern Community Economic Development Select Committee.

The program supports initiatives in the City of Parksville, the Town of Qualicum Beach and Electoral Areas ‘E’, ‘F’, ‘G’, and ‘H’. To be considered in the next round, submissions must be received by 4:30 pm on Friday, March 31, 2017.

Background information including program principles, priority areas, and eligibility requirements is included in the NCED Program Guide (Click Here) or at the RDN Administration Office at 6300 Hammond Bay Road.

Interested applicants are required to complete and submit an application form included in the Guide, along with supporting materials to:

Northern Community Economic Development Program
Regional District of Nanaimo
6300 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6N2

Digital submissions in pdf format can be sent to [email protected]

For more information about the program, contact the RDN Strategic and Community Development Department at 250-390-6510 or 250-954-3798, or email [email protected]
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Sharon Horsburgh, Sustainability Coordinator
Strategic and Community Development Department,
Regional District of Nanaimo
250-390-6510 or 250-954-3798


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