The City of Melbourne & the State launch $100 million city recovery fund that would offer practical support to small and medium-sized business, and the arts and cultural communities.
The city recovery package focuses on outdoor trading, increased marketing, events and entertainment to attract workers and visitors back to the city. Town Hall will also waive permit fees, and the funding will pay for vacant shopfronts to be used for art installations and pop-ups.
$ 30 million circular economy investment fund from the City of Montreal & Fondaction to help boost the economy
To begin with, the fund will target the sectors that proved to be critical in Montreal during the pandemic, namely agri-food, residual materials management and sustainable mobility.