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Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Grant

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, Agencies,
and Schools for Preventative Social Services

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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County of Grande Prairie No. 1

Deadline Date:

09/01/20 12:00 AM MDT

Description:

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Grants to Alberta nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools in eligible regions for preventative social services for local communities. Funding may be used for short term projects and events or for projects with ongoing operational costs. Applicants must be located in the County of Grande Prairie No. 1.

To qualify for support under this program, the proposed project must meet the following requirements:

  • Promote, encourage, and practice voluntarism and the use of volunteers
  • Be of a preventive nature in order to:
    • Enhance, strengthen, and stabilize family and community life
    • Improve the ability of persons to identify and act on their own social needs
    • Help prevent family or community social breakdown
    • Prevent the development of a crisis that may require major intervention or rehabilitative measures in the event that the early symptoms of a social breakdown occur
  • Provide services on the basis of clearly identified social needs, with clearly defined goals.

Types of Support

  1. Special Project Grant Applications - for projects that are short-term and not part of the operational costs of the organization. Projects requests in this category tend to be for special events or single endeavors, rather than ongoing services. They should be less than 12 months in duration and not require permanent staff.  Please request a special project application form.
  2. Operating Grant Applications - for projects or programs that entail ongoing operational costs. Project requests in this category tend to be for offsetting deficits in the base/operating costs of providing an existing service.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146014

Estimated Size of Grant:

Special Project Grant - Maximum amount available is $500.00 per project.

Term of Contract:

Special Project Grant - Projects should be less than 12 months in duration and not require permanent staff.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, proposed projects must be managed by, or under the guidance of a community group or agency which is classified as a non-profit organization in Alberta; or operating under the administrative jurisdiction of a school division or municipality.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Sep 1 2020 12:00 AM (MDT)

Normally the Grant Application process takes place in the time period from September to December each year so that grants are issued at the beginning of the municipality’s financial (calendar) year.

Applicants should note that the grant approval process might be delayed during municipal election years.

The application and funding process is as follows:
-Call for grant applications
-Deadline for applications - please submit
-Administrative review of applications by FCSS Manager, and, if necessary request for further information.
-Applications are reviewed by the FCSS Advisory Board – presentations on requests will be scheduled for October/November.
-Decision on funding made by County Council
-FCSS Manager informs applicants
-Funding agreement signed
-Grant checks issued

Application Information: https://cgp.smapply.ca/

Contact Information:

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

Application: https://cgp.smapply.ca/prog/fcss_funding_application/

For more information regarding the FCSS Grant Program please contact the FCSS department at 780-532-9727.

Site administrator: ngilkyson+1@countygp.ab.ca

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Alberta: County of Grande Prairie No. 1;

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