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City Now Accepting Applications for 2010 Designated Heritage Property Grant Program

Mar 01, 2010

The City of Mississauga is now accepting applications for its 2010 Designated Heritage Property Grant program.

"Mississauga's heritage properties are an invaluable feature of the City," said Susan Burt, Culture Division Director. "The restoration and preservation of these sites protects Mississauga's community history, so it can be enjoyed by residents and visitors."

Founded in 2007, the program offers grants to successful applicants for the conservation, repair and/or restoration of property designated under the Ontario Heritage Act. Grants from $500 to $5,000 are available for general conservation and from $500 to $10,000 for the repair and restoration of structural elements.

How to Apply
Application forms, details and eligibility criteria are available online at www.mississauga.ca/heritageplanning or by telephone at 905-615-3200 ext. 5385. Completed applications are due Friday, May 7, 2010. For grant consideration, projects must be complete by October 2010. All grant requests will be subject to a comprehensive review to ensure each application meets the published grant criteria.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 730,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 61 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Mississauga prides itself on enhancing its citizens’ quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment. Mississauga’s commitment to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility reflects the City's motto: "Leading Today for Tomorrow."


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Program Contact:

Paula Wubbenhorst

Heritage Coordinator
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 5385
paula.wubbenhorst@mississauga.ca








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