Monday, 30 June 2014

Big Spirit Grant Recipients Announced!

Congratulations to the seven recipients of the Big Spirit Grant!

 The Big Spirit Grant is awarded to community groups and non-profit organizations that  encourage artistic expression, cultural appreciation, sporting excellence, economic  development, community pride and more. The spring 2014 intake of applications is now  closed, and the following organizations were approved to receive grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000:

  • Multiple Sclerosis of Canada – Fort McMurray Regional Office (MS MoveS)
  • Fort McMurray Sno-Drifters Association (Safe Ride)
  • Janview Sekweha Youth Centre (Youth and Elder Beading Program)
  •  Fort McMurray Historical Society (Improv summer camp)
  • Lake Athabasca Youth Council (Camp Voyageur & Experiential Learning)
  • Nistawoyou Association Friendship Centre (Celebrate 50th Anniversary)
  • YMM Talks Society (TEDx Fort McMurray)
The fall intake of applications to the Big Spirit Grant Program is now open until August 19, 2014. 

Application forms and more information about the grant can be found at

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