Now in proud partnership with the Rural Action Centres of Prince Edward Island.
About Active Communities Inc.:
Active Communities Inc. is a not-for-profit community organization made up of an independent, volunteer Board of Directors. Our Directors and staff work with all levels of government, businesses and individuals, development groups and communities to meet the needs of small businesses and communities throughout Eastern Prince Edward Island.
2010 saw approximately $2.5 million dollars infused into the communities of Eastern PEI through community enhancement projects, such as:
- Dundas Plowing Match, Phase 2
- East Point Lighthouse
- Fortune Community Centre
- King's Playhouse
- Harbourview Training Centre, Phase 2
- Montague Waterfront
- Mooney's Pond
- Murray River Hall/Hut
- Souris Striders
- Belfast Golf Course
- Montague Curling Club
- Eastern Kings Community Centre
Active Communities Inc. assisted these groups with the funding application process and by offering guidance and budgeting expertise throughout the span of the projects.
In the last fiscal year (2010 - 2011), approximately $300,000 dollars in funding assisted 19 new businesses to start up in Eastern PEI through the Self-Employ PEI Program. Active Communities Inc. offers entrepreneurs expertise, resources, infrastructure, and complementary financial services in the administering of the program.
Active Communities Inc’s mandate is to partner with communities, development groups, businesses, individuals and all levels of government to develop viable, sustainable economic opportunities and to facilitate community and economic development including job creation in eastern Prince Edward Island.
Our Vision Statement:
Active Communities Inc. is proactive in community and economic development throughout eastern Prince Edward Island. We are a catalyst and a facilitator, focusing on the development and implementation of community-led regional economic development strategies and plans, to build a stronger economy in eastern Prince Edward Island.
Active Communities Inc’s head office is situated at 540 Main Street in Montague. We also have a satellite office in Souris which enable us to better serve our clients within the defined geographic service area.
Geographic Service Area:
Active Communities serves existing businesses, aspiring entrepreneurs and community development groups situated throughout eastern areas of Prince Edward Island including:
- Kings County
- areas of Queens County east of the Hillsborough River
- those areas of Queens County northeast of the Hillsborough River from Bedford and Grand Tracadie eastward.