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Community Development Grant

Grants to Alberta Nonprofit Agencies and Groups
to Address the Social Needs of the Local Community

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City of Medicine Hat

Deadline Date:

04/30/20 3:00 PM


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Grants of up to $15,000 to Alberta nonprofit agencies and groups to address the social needs of the local community in eligible locations. Funding may be used to offer new services and programs to the community or to improve existing community services and programs. Grants are intended to benefit Medicine Hat residents.

One of the goals of the Community Development Department is to encourage citizens and volunteers to become involved in the planning and provision of community programs and services. The Department offers consultative, administrative and funding support to volunteer groups and agencies who endeavor to meet the social needs in the community. Accordingly, the Community Development Department offers grants to non-profit groups for preventive and/or community enrichment social services projects.

General areas of interest:

  • Family life/life skills
  • Positive relationships
  • Prevention
  • Volunteerism
  • Neighborhood improvement
  • Inter-generational programming
  • Capacity building
  • Inter-agency coordination
  • Self-help
  • Community building

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 140301

Estimated Size of Grant:

One-time grants of up to $15,000 per project may be available.

Term of Contract:

The Grant has to be spent by December 31, 2020, regardless of the grant’s issue date.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Groups:
- Non-profit agencies registered under the Society’s Act, or sponsored by a registered or government agency.
- Local chapter of a provincial or federal non-profit group.

To be eligible for funding, the project must:
- Meet an existing community social need.
- Provide a new service or program to the community, or provide an already existing service or program to the community through an innovative delivery model.
- Have objectives that emphasize prevention, capacity building, volunteerism or self-help.
- Not involve the recruitment of permanent staff.
- Not involve major capital expenditures.
- Not be under consideration for any other funding from the City of Medicine Hat.

Pre-Application Information:

The Application Deadline for 2020 is April 30th at 3 pm.

The sponsoring group must provide at least 20% of project costs.

Contact Information:

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

Applications can be dropped off, faxed, or mailed to:
City of Medicine Hat
Community Development
225 Woodman Ave SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3H2
Phone: 403-529-8316
Fax: 403-529-8369

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City of Medicine Hat

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Canada: Alberta: City of Medicine Hat;

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