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Grant Funded Projects

Richmond Hill has a grants program to actively pursue grant funding opportunities from the federal and provincial governments, as well as from other funding organizations. Grant funding creates opportunities for Richmond Hill to accelerate important infrastructure renewal projects and engage in cost sharing for innovative initiatives. Through the grants program, Richmond Hill has received more than $59 million in funding since 2007.

Grant Funded Project Profiles
Please click on the pictures below to read about some of the recent grant funded projects in Richmond Hill.

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Valleyland Infrastructure
Rehabilitation Program
(2015)
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Improving Accessibility
at Town Hall
(2015)
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Pedestrian Bridge Connections
(2014)
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Environment Strategy
(2014)
       
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Three Stream Waste
Containers for Town Buildings
(2014)
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Festivals & Events Strategy
(2014)
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Sustainability Tools for
New Developments
(2014)

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Elvis Stojko Arena
Rehabilitation Project
(2013)
       
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Oak Ridges Corridor
Conservation Reserve Trails
(2013)
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Rumble Stormwater Pond
Rehabilitation Project
(2012)
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Stormwater Management
Funding Study
(2012)
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Old Post Office
Restoration Project
(2012)
       
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Electric Vehicle
and Charging Station
(2011)
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Richmond Hill's Cultural Plan
(2010)
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Oak Ridges
Community Centre
(2010)
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Bayview Hill Solar 
Pool Heating System
(2009)
       
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Eyer Homestead
Historical House Restoration
(2009)
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Bond Lake Arena
Rehabilitation
(2009)
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George Forster Historical
House and Barn Restoration
(2009)
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Artificial Turf Facilities
(2009)
       
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Crosby Park
Recirculating Water Play
(2008)
     




Other Grant Funded Projects

New bike lanes
Town-wide Cycling Infrastructure Project (2009)
Infrastructure Stimulus Fund
Description: This project involved the construction of 75 km of signed only bike routes; 57 km of signed bike routes with edge line or “sharrows” and 13 km of bike lanes during Phase 1 of the Pedestrian and Cycling Master Plan’s implementation.
Grant Funding: $687,622
Total Budget: $1,031,435
Status: Complete in 2011.
     
Elgin Barrow Arena Rehabilitation Elgin Barrow Arena Rehabilitation (2009)
Infrastructure Stimulus Fund
Description: The project included increasing accessibility, provision of gender appropriate dressing rooms and washrooms, structural upgrades (that include roof and exterior cladding replacement, energy efficiency improvements through lighting, insulation and equipment upgrades), energy efficiency (the addition of solar heat for hot water using renewable energy) and the renewal of community meeting rooms.
Grant Funding: $2,712,000
Total Budget: $4,068,000
Status: Complete in 2011.

Crosby Park Tennis Courts Crosby Park Tennis Courts Rehabilitation (2009)
Recreational Infrastructure Canada (RInC) Program in Ontario
Description: This project involved repair of the tennis court surface and replacement of the tennis court fencing, lighting, nets and posts.
Grant Funding: $774,742
Total Budget: $1,162,111
Status: Complete in 2011.
   
Dorothy Price Park Dorothy Price Park Play Structure and Pathway Replacement (2009)
Recreational Infrastructure Canada (RInC) Program in Ontario
Description: This project involved replacements of the junior and senior play structures, the play area surface and edging, the trail and installation of new park furniture and plantings.
Grant Funding: $143,260
Total Budget: $214,892
Status: Complete in 2010.
   
Shaun Beggs Park Shaun Beggs Park Play Structure Replacement (2009)
Recreational Infrastructure Canada (RInC) Program in Ontario
Description: This project involved replacements of the junior and senior play structures, the play area surface and edging, the trail and installation of new park furniture and plantings.
Grant Funding: $98,460
Total Budget: $147,692
Status: Complete in 2010.
   
Axminster Drive Axminster Drive Road Reconstruction (2009)
Infrastructure Stimulus Fund
Description: This project involved a full road reconstruction, including curbs, storm sewers and sidewalks, consistent with the Town’s current standards. The aging watermains were replaced and repairs to the sanitary sewers were undertaken at the same time.
Grant Funding: $848,000
Total Budget: $1,712,000
Status: Complete in 2010.
   
Claridge Drive Claridge Drive Road Reconstruction (2009)
Infrastructure Stimulus Fund
Description: This project involved a full road reconstruction, including curbs, storm sewers and sidewalks, consistent with the Town’s current standards. The aging watermains were replaced and repairs to the sanitary sewers were undertaken at the same time.
Grant Funding: $3,090,000
Total Budget: $6,238,000
Status: Complete in 2010.
   
Leisure Lane Leisure Lane Road Reconstruction (2009)
Infrastructure Stimulus Fund
Description: This project involved a full road reconstruction, including curbs, storm sewers and sidewalks, consistent with the Town’s current standards. The aging watermains were replaced and repairs to the sanitary sewers were undertaken at the same time.
Grant Funding: $774,742
Total Budget: $3,767,000
Status: Complete in 2010.
   
Pioneer Pond Pioneer Park Stormwater Management Rehabilitation Project (2008)
Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative (Ontario)
Description: This project involved the rehabilitation of aging stormwater infrastructure to provide modern standards of water quality treatment, erosion control and flood control and provided improved habitat and community accessibility to Pioneer Park.
Grant Funding: $2,250,000
Total Budget: $4,500,000
Status: Complete in 2010.
   
Wave Pool Wave Pool Dehumidifier Energy Retrofit Project (2008)
Ontario Municipal Eco-Challenge Funding
Description: This project involved the replacement of equipment that was at the end of its life cycle with modern energy efficient equipment, improving indoor air quality and saving on electricity and natural gas consumption.
Grant Funding: $100,000
Total Budget: $600,000
Status: Complete in 2009.


For more information, contact Daniel Olding, Manager of Grants and Strategic Initiatives, at 905-771-5505.
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