Celebrate 150 is providing $1.3 million to 85 projects across the province to help communities deliver one-time, event-based initiatives in celebration of Manitoba’s 150th anniversary in 2020.
Based on the tremendous response from across the province, it’s evident that Manitobans are overflowing with ideas of how to celebrate in 2020. In fact, the number of impressive submissions was staggering, far surpassing all expectations (more than 450 submissions!).
With a commitment to ensuring that communities in all reaches of the province have opportunities to celebrate close to home, Celebrate 150 is providing funding to initiatives across all seven regions of Manitoba. The investment in celebrations across the province is greater than $4.6 million.
The selected applicants reflect Manitoba, its beauty, people, culture, and history. The submissions received include events that feature a wide variety of multicultural communities, locations far and wide, individuals of all ages, and a broad scope of programming.