Grants to Alberta organizations, individuals, groups, and community entities for activities and events to foster tourism and economic development in eligible regions. Funding is intended for community celebrations, travel to attend events, start-up costs, hosting regional, national, and international events, and other activities that attract tourists and promote community and economic development. Programs must benefit the Municipal District of Peace No.135 and surrounding municipalities.
Council recognizes that the ability to attract and retain quality events and activities within the Municipal District and immediately neighboring urban municipalities is a key mechanism in promoting tourism and economic and community development. These events and activities have a positive impact on the quality of life of the community as a whole. Council wishes to ensure that budgeted funds are allocated to events and activities that will enhance the MD’s reputation not only as a tourist destination, but also as an attractive place to reside and to conduct business.
Requests for funding must meet at least one of the following criteria:
Examples of Activity and Event Types (this is not an exclusive list):
Council may give consideration to requests for capital project funding.
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Some events may require ongoing funding due to the exposure and tourism opportunities they provide. Council may opt to commit to funding for more than a one-year period; however, the annual application process may still be required in addition to any other financial information regarding the event or activity that Council deems necessary in order to determine the extent of its ongoing commitment. Ongoing support is not guaranteed.
Submit applications to:
Municipal District of Peace No.135
P.O. Box 34
Any questions regarding the policy or application process should be directed to Barbara Johnson at 780-338-3845.
Municipal District of Peace No. 135
5240 – 52 Avenue
Berwyn, Alberta T0H 0E0