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Festival Support Funding Application

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  2. Festival Support Funding Application

    Building Communities with Festivals and Events

  3. Application Deadlines:

  4. Intake One: For Events Taking Place May 1, 2018- October 31, 2018

    Deadline: November 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm

  5. Intake Two: For Events Taking Place Between November 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019

    Deadline: April 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm

  6. Grant Application Requirements

    Please ensure the above documents are attached to this application

  7. Organization Information

  8. Please list two contacts from your organization

  9. Contact One:

  10. Contact Two:

  11. Did you receive funding last year?

  12. Does your organization receive additional funding from the City of Maple Ridge?

  13. If yes, was any of the funding designated to this event?

  14. Event Information

  15. Community Involvement

  16. Will you charge admission to your event?*

  17. Important Information for Festival Organizers:

  18. 1. The Society is responsible for scheduling all facility and equipment needs in accordance with Parks and Leisure Services Fees and Charges Policy.

  19. 2. There will be no charge for use of the Parks, Recreation & Culture festival equipment, such as the water unit and electrical panels. However, the cost to transport any equipment to or from the festival site is the responsibility of the festival group. Staff support can be requested for these tasks and the cost will be the responsibility of the festival.

  20. 3. It is the event organizer's responsibility to make all arrangements for portable washroom facilities, if required. Event organizers should not rely solely on adjacent community centres for washroom facilities.

  21. 4. The park site or facility will be found in a clean and tidy condition in preparation for the festival. The festival group is responsible for leaving the site in the same or near to the same condition it was provided in.

  22. 5. The electrical needs of the festival will be met to the best ability of the site it is located at. Additional electrical requirements are the responsibility of the group. Electricity and gas costs that are particularly high may be billed back to the festival group. If this requirement is in effect, it will be noted in advance in a fee-for-service or rental agreement.

  23. 6. Event organizers are required to submit event information into the online Event Calendar in order to promote the event and to notify the community of your happening. A link to this calendar can be found at

  24. Privacy Statement

    NOTICE: Personal information requested on this Special Events Application is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 165, as amended. Unless otherwise specified, the information gathered will be used by Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture for processing the event approval. Questions about the collection, use, and disclosure of this information should be directed to the FOI Head, Clerk's Department, City of Maple Ridge, 11995 Haney Place, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 6A9, 604-467-7482.

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