Six Nations Community trust gave out $1.3 million to local groups

Chairman Kevin Martin, Sasha Maracle (non-resident board member) board members Roger Jonathan, Councillor Carl Hill. (Photo by Justin Lethbridge)

By Justin Lethbridge Writer The residents of the Iroquois Lodge received a new van thanks to $50,000 in funding from the Six Nations Community Development Trust in 2018. Oliver M. Smith School was able to build a new running track thanks to the trust. And the Six Nations Fire Department were able to buy almost $100,000 in new equipment and firefighter suits to meet emergency needs. Those are just three of the 20 organizations who received a total of $1.3 million in funding from the Six Nations Community Development Trust (CDT) in 2018. The SNCDT held its Annual General Meeting last Tuesday marking 15 years of providing grants to Six Nations organizations. The Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) provided funding to the trust from dollars it receives from the Ontario…

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