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Land for Public Purpose Grant

Financial support from the City's Land for Public Purpose Trust Fund is available to community groups within the City of Saint John whose new project aims to develop a public space for the recreational enjoyment and use of citizens.

The maximum eligible funding from the LPP Trust Fund will be based on the project/park classification, and will be limited to:

  • local: up to $7,500 per project;
  • community: up to $20,000 per project per year;
  • City or regional: up to $50,000* per project per year.

(*Please review the policy for additional information.)

Grants are eligible for up to 50% of the project cost up to the maximum amount of each category. 

Applications (see related documents) for financial support are received annually and must be submitted by March 4, 2024.

Once complete, please forward applications to: 

Visit the Open Data Platform to view a map displaying all land conveyed to the City for public purposes. The City will consider, on a case by case basis, projects to be developed on provincial, federal or private land.