February 23, 2021 / For Immediate Release
MUNICIPALITY OF THE DISTRICT OF LUNENBURG, NOVA SCOTIA – The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg has awarded a second round of funding support for not-for-profit organizations that operate community facilities and fire departments impacted by COVID-19 cancellations.
In the first round of funding awarded in July of 2020, 44 community organizations that operate community facilities received a total of $83,658 in funding. Additionally, $32,500 in emergency assistance funding was given to MODL fire departments. In this round of funding, 55 organizations that operate community facilities received a total of $81,165.
“We continue to see staggering revenue losses by these important community organizations,” says Mayor Carolyn Bolivar-Getson. “Since introducing this program, the Municipality has donated a total of $197,323 to our community organizations that operate community facilities. We hope this emergency funding will help these organizations during this challenging time.”