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Major Capital Grant

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits for Building, Rehabilitation,
and Expansion Projects at Recreational and Cultural Facilities

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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County of Grande Prairie No. 1

Deadline Date:

09/15/21

Description:

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Grants to Alberta nonprofit organizations for infrastructure improvement and construction projects that benefit residents in eligible communities. Funding is intended for repairs, improvements, rehabilitation, and construction projects that provide a recognizable benefit to County of Grande Prairie No. 1.

The Major Capital Grant funds construction or rehabilitation to the physical infrastructure of facilities that serve County residents.

Eligible Projects:

Projects requiring structural improvements to a facility may be required to provide a report submitted by an engineer that confirms the condition of the facility. Parks and Recreation will determine is this is required and provide direction for the applicant. The County will cover costs associated with obtaining this report.

Preference will be given to projects that:

  • Benefit a large number of County residents
  • Provide evidence that there is a large volume of volunteerism, sweat-equity and/or fundraising
  • Demonstrate success in achieving project or program goals
  • Include a well-organized business plan that includes performance measures and long term operational viability of the facility

Preference will be given first to projects that address the safety and operational viability of existing facilities, then to projects that will expand existing facilities without significant operational and maintenance cost increases. New projects will be considered where need is strongly demonstrated.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147238

Estimated Size of Grant:

This grant is for projects that are valued in excess of $100,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Non-Profit organizations that own and/or operate facilities that provide recreational or cultural opportunities for County residents.

Applicants are required to apply and give an in-person presentation to the Grants Deliberation Committee.

GST is not an allowable expense. Contingency is not an allowable expense.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Intake: August 1 – September 15 annually
- Applicants present to the Grants Deliberation Committee in early November
- Funding is approved in early December and successful applicants are announced in early January.
- Conditional Grant Agreements are mailed to successful applicants in January.
- Funds distributed in late June/early July annually

Major Capital Assistance Grant Policy: https://policies.countygp.ab.ca/Modules/Policies//Bylaw/Details/1216cf8a-452d-480e-a83b-2c5604c13248

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://cgp.smapply.ca/

Contact Parks and Recreation at 780 532 9727

County of Grande Prairie
Administration Building
10001 - 84 Avenue
Clairmont, AB
T8X 5B2
Phone: 780-532-9722
Fax: 780-539-9880
Email: info@countygp.ab.ca

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

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