Thunder Bay, December 1, 2021 – The Coopérative Centre francophone de Thunder Bay is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a 30 000 $ grant from the Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO) Non-Profit Relief Fund program. This grant will allow the organization to pay professional fees and staff salaries related to the project.
The purpose of the “Relief Fund” program is to manage the redistribution of the $1 million fund to provide non-repayable contributions of up to $50,000 to directly support the one-time costs associated with the economic consequences imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This grant will allow the Coopérative Centre francophone de Thunder Bay Inc. to have a resource person to help French-speaking people in Thunder Bay develop activities in French. This project will help build the community capacity of Francophones in Thunder Bay by providing support to individuals and small community organizations to implement activities and projects aimed at engaging the Francophone community.
The 20 recipient organizations of the fifth and final round of the « Francophone NPO Relief Fund. » A press release was issued on November 24, 2021,and can be found on the official AFO website: www.monassemblee.ca.
We are grateful to the AFO and the Government of Ontario for encouraging this financial support to ensure continued access to French language services in Ontario.
About the Centre francophone de Thunder Bay Cooperative
The Coopérative Centre francophone de Thunder Bay, incorporated in 2000, brings together seven Francophone organizations. With a building in Thunder Bay, it facilitates access to services and programs in French and contributes to the development of social, cultural, educational, and socio-economic activities of its members and partners.
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