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Amherst awards almost $64,000 in community grants

Amherst town hall
Amherst town hall

Amherst Town Council awarded its grants in support of community organizations and events at a special presentation on June 14. The $63,050 was previously approved when the town set its 2017-2018 budget.

More than twice that amount in applications were made to council to consider.


$250 recipients

Amherst Kodokan Judo Academy

Amherst & Area TaeKwon-Do Parents Association

Bates-Merrill Memorial Fund

Double ‘D’ 4-H Club 


$500 recipients

Amherst Community Garden

Amherst Little League T -Bar Baseball


Cumberland Smile and Shine Program 

Empowering Beyond Barriers

Sexual Health Centre 


$1,000 – $1,500 recipients

Amherst Aerials Gymnastics Club

Amherst Youth Town Council 

Showcase Productions Society 

Rotary Club of Amherst 

Amherst Little League Baseball Association 


$2,000 – $5,000

Amherst Food Assistance Network 

Relay for Life Committee 

Cumberland Y Service Club Kick-Off Event 

Bordertown Biker Bash 

Cumberland County Museum & Archives 

Cumberland County Seniors Safety Program 

Fibre Arts Festival 

L. A. Animal Shelter 


$10,000 recipient

Autumn House




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