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Grants to Alberta Nonprofits in Eligible Locations
to Enhance the Quality of Life for Local Residents

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Town of Banff

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Alberta registered nonprofit charities and societies in eligible locations for activities to enhance the quality of life for local residents. Funding may be requested for programs, projects, events, equipment, start-up funds, or operating costs. Eligible applicants are located in Banff.

Preference will be given to applications that:

  • Show evidence of need for service or project
  • Demonstrate number of local residents served
  • Have an established track record for project delivery
  • Present a well thought out and clear proposal
  • Show evidence of clear goals and expected outcomes
  • Show evidence of financial need for the project and any other sources of funding including in kind
  • Show uniqueness of service
  • Indicate involvement from other community partners
  • Fit with Banff Community Plan, FCSS Community Social Plan, and/or council priorities of Master Plan

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GrantWatch ID#: 138337

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum of $5,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Community Grants: For registered non-profit charities and societies in Banff.

The organizations applying for funds must be:
a. A registered not for profit that is organized and operated solely for social welfare, civic improvement, pleasure or recreation, or any other purpose except profit
b. Providing services to residents of the Town of Banff
c. Able to provide proof of financial good standing

Ineligible applications:
a. From individuals
b. From for-profit organizations
c. From agencies which primarily fund other organizations
d. Applicants who have not met the responsibilities of a previously provided grant
e. Organizations that have financial assets covering more than two years of operating costs
f. For activities restricted to people of specific religious groups, churches may apply for projects that are open to the whole community
g. Expenses related to annual fund-raising campaigns, debt retirement, alcohol or drugs

Pre-Application Information:

The 2021 grants are now open. The deadline is Wednesday, May 12, 2021.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Please feel free to call the Community Development office should you have any questions about your projects eligibility or the grant process:
Phone Number: 403.762.1254

For help with the application, or talking through a project idea please contact

For COVID health guidance information (regarding planning project activities, programs, and events) the Banff contact is or phone the general environmental health number for requests: 1.855.943.2288.

Community Service
110 Bear Street
Banff, AB T1L 1A1

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