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Grants to Alberta Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for
Projects and Programs that Benefit Local Residents

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Parkland County

Deadline Date:

06/17/21 4:30 PM


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Alberta nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects and programs that benefit local residents. Funding may be used for operating support, project support, and minor capital projects. The purpose of the funding is to provide valuable services, programs, and activities to empower citizens to build strong and caring communities and develop community leadership. Eligible organizations are located in Parkland county.

This grant exists to enhance the ability of these organizations to continue to prosper and flourish while offering valuable services to the community.

Priorities are given to non profit groups that align with Parkland County’s strategic pillars and the following criteria:

  • Developing community and community assets;
  • Supporting physical activity and healthy lifestyles;
  • Building an appreciation for culture, arts, and heritage.

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GrantWatch ID#: 146435

Estimated Size of Grant:

The total grant requested may not exceed $10,000. The maximum combined total amount awarded to any organization under this policy shall not exceed $10,000 per year.

Term of Contract:

Applicants may receive only one grant per category per year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- The Applicant must be a registered Not For Profit organization in existence for more than one year as of the deadline date for filing the grant application.
- The Applicant shall have an open membership to its organization and programs, except for valid program factors (e.g. geographic location, age).
- The Applicant’s facilities, projects, programs and activities must focus on improving the quality of life for Parkland County residents.
-The grant applied for shall be intended and used to further the applicant’s not-for-profit activities, and must not either directly or indirectly be intended or used to further a profit venture.
- The applicant must demonstrate fiscal responsibility and manage its finances in a responsible manner.
- Applicants with a mandate to serve a broader region than Parkland County may be considered provided that separate financial information is submitted for Parkland County region based facilities, projects, programs and events.
- Applications that demonstrate servicing a higher percentage/number of Parkland County residents may receive higher prioritization.
- Applications that demonstrate the provision of programs, services and/or facilities in partnership with other organizations may receive higher prioritization.
- The Applicants must have completed a final report and shown recognition to Parkland County for any previous funding received under this program, if applicable.
- This policy applies to registered Not For Profit organizations serving Parkland County residents except:
• Community Associations recognized under Policy RP-016 and;
• Playschools may not apply for the Operational Grant (Schedule A).
• Not for profit organizations that receive operational funding,such as an Agricultural Society (funding from the Province), are not eligible to apply for the Operating Grant (Schedule A).

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for applications: Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:30 PM

Contact Information:

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

Applications may be submitted by email, mail or in person.

Mail or In Person:
Attn: Parks, Recreation & Culture
Parkland County
53109A HWY 779
Parkland County, AB
T7Z 1R1
Phone: (780)968-8400

Drop Box: Located to the right of the main door entry


For information on the Not For Profit grant please contact Carilyn Bjarnason at 780-968-8342 or

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Parkland County

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