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Applications for Land for Public Purpose (LPP) Trust Fund are now being accepted for community recreation projects

The City of Saint John advises community groups that the City’s Land for Public Purpose (LPP) Trust Fund is available to help financially support community-led recreation projects on public lands. Funding is available to community groups within the City of Saint John whose new project aims to develop a public space for recreational enjoyment and use.

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.

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

Applications are now processed annually and must be submitted by March 4, 2024.

Visit for the application form and policies (see related documents).

Here to help – For inquiries related to municipal services, contact the City of Saint John Customer Service Centre at (506) 658-4455, email or visit us in person on the Ground Floor of City Hall, 15 Market Square, Monday to Thursday (excluding holidays), 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.