WINDSOR, ONT. — The implementation of the Gordie Howe International Bridge Community Benefits Plan is almost halfway through its five-year term and the project team has identified new investment opportunities worth $2.3 million as well as adding 11 new projects to the plan and expanding funding to six existing initiatives.
The $2.3 million will be invested in priority areas including $1.1 million for community partnerships; $659,600 for economic benefits; $400,000 for community safety and connections; and $142,000 for esthetics and landscaping.
The funding is part of the Neighbourhood Infrastructure Strategy, a $20 million direct community investment on both sides of the border, states a release.
Funding has been released to the organizations and the projects are expected to be delivered over the next few years.
Since 2019, the project team has partnered with over 65 U.S. and Canadian organizations to deliver the two components of the Community Benefits Plan: the Workforce Development and Participation Strategy and Neighbourhood Infrastructure Strategy.
For more information visit www.GordieHoweInternationalBridge.com.
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