RADF Investment: $1,231,000
Other Investment: $1,791,047
Total Investment: $3,022,047
Project Period: January 2008–March 2011
This project gives the Edmonton Regional Tourism Group (ERTG) the ability to support and promote rural tourism and small agri-businesses. Examples of such businesses include bed & breakfasts, U-picks, farm tours, and cultural and historic venues. Support from the Rural Alberta Development Fund has led to the creation of staff positions, the purchase of materials, and the development of training resources needed to help rural operators draw more urban consumers.
Expected Outcomes and Benefits
All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improve the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits: