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The City of Vancouver has approved $194,160 in funding today for seven community and social economic development projects in the Downtown Eastside, which is expected to leverage an additional $360,000 in investments from private businesses, foundations and other community partners.

“These projects allow citizens, community groups, and businesses to build and strengthen the Downtown Eastside, and inspire local leadership,” said Mayor Gregor Robertson. “It’s a small amount of money that enables people to improve the health and well-being of their neighbourhood.

Arts Funding in Vancouver 2011

On March 17th, the City Of Vancouver granted cultural organizations, including the Vancouver International Children’s Festival and the Vancouver East Cultural Centre,  more than $7 million in grants.

In all, over 171 organizations received  operating, theatre rental and project grants.

The funds support music, dance, visual and media arts, film screenings, theatre, festivals, multi-media exhibits and more. Many of the organizations receiving grants participated in Vancouver’s 125th anniversary celebrations, showcasing the city’s vibrant and diverse arts and culture.

Major institutions receiving grant support include the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, the Museum of Vancouver, Science World, the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Vancouver Maritime Museum.

More information is available in the reports at: Cultural grants report and the theatre rental grant report.

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