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Grant Funded Projects


The City of Quinte West regularly applies for grants from programs at the federal, provincial and corporate levels. Grant funding assists in offsetting the cost of infrastructure projects and special events and reduces the burden on taxpayers.

Below are details about ongoing and past projects that have received funding:


 Quinte Access Transit

Description: With funding from the federal Public Transit Infrastructure Fund, two new specialized buses will be purchased for Quinte Access. These buses will replace two aging vehicles within the fleet. In addition, funding will support the assessment and design plans for the renovation of the Public Works building at 30 Pelham Street. Construction would include new office space for Quinte Access staff and indoor storage for transit vehicles.

Grant Funding: $169,941

Total Budget: $367,550

Status: Ongoing

Click here to read the press release

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 Quinte West Multi-Cultural Celebration

With funding from the provincial Ontario150 Community Celebration Program, the City of Quinte West will host a Multi-Cultural Celebration from June 30 - July 1. A Multi-Cultural Village will be erected in Centennial Park to pay homage to the following ethnic backgrounds that have contributed to the success and growth of their community - French, Dutch, German, Scottish/Irish/British, Greek/Italian and Aboriginal.  The event will launch on the Friday evening with a Francophone celebration and be a focal point of the Canada Day festivities on the following day.

Grant Funding: $16,734

Total Budget: $33,500

Status: Ongoing

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 Trenton Scottish Irish Festival

The Trenton Scottish Irish Festival (TSIF) is a two-day cultural celebration, to be held September 9-10, 2017, in Centennial Park. The event features a parade showcasing Canada's finest Pipes & Drum Bands/Brass & Reed Bands, Celtic food, vendors, heavy events, workshops, demonstrations, highland dancing, musical performances, Kiwanis Children's Glen and a Celtic Heritage Tent.

With funding from the provincial Celebrate Ontario Program, the following enhancements will be made: improved Children's Glen (featuring storytellers, falconry, costumed characters), expanded heavy events (featuring Canadian Scottish Athletic Federation Women's Heavy Event Championship), increased entertainment, shuttle service and tourism packages.

Grant Funding: $16,500

Total Budget: $112,500

Status: Ongoing

Click here to read the press release

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City of Quinte West Public Flex GIS

Welcome to the City of Quinte West Public Flex GIS map site. The mapping system runs on ESRI's ArcGIS for Flex.

Features Include:

  • Arial Photos for 2013, 2008 and 2002
  • Locate addresses, roads, parks, schools, and much more.
  • Embed Google Street View.

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