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Community Grant Program

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, IHEs, and First Nation and
Metis Organizations to Benefit Local Residents

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Town of Hinton

Deadline Date:

10/16/20 10:00 AM


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Alberta nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and First Nation and Metis organizations in eligible locations to benefit local residents. Grant funds may be used to support one-time initiatives or projects, operating expenses, or for events designed to attract visitors, contribute to the local economy, or promote volunteerism. Funded projects must provide programs or services which benefit the residents of Hinton and be linked to measurable targets and outcomes.

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GrantWatch ID#: 159573

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Funding requests must be at or between $1,000 - $10,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The following organizations are eligible to apply for Community Grant funding:
1. Community non-profit organizations who are registered (and in good standing)
2. First Nations and Metis Settlements
3. Foundations established and regulated under the province’s Regional Health Authorities Act
4. Universities, colleges, and institutes as defined under Alberta’s Post-Secondary Learning Act

Ineligible Organizations:
The following organizations are not eligible to apply for funding under the Community Grant Program:
- For-profit organizations
- Any other organizations not registered*
- Organizations that have overdue or incomplete accounting or reporting relating to any grant previously awarded by the Town of Hinton for the Community Grant Program.
- Individuals
*PLEASE NOTE: If your group is non-registered, you can still apply through an eligible group. The sponsoring organization must provide their explicit board approval to apply for grant funding, assist with submitting the application, oversee the project/activity, and ensure accounting requirements are met. The sponsoring group will provide mentoring of the entire process which will help new groups build their capacity for future applications.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for the 2020 Intake must be submitted by October 16 at 10:00 a.m.

Funding is approved on a matched-grant basis. For more information, see

The Hinton Connects team can support Community Grant applicants with general feedback and tips, including reviewing draft applications for flow and clarity. Applicants are welcome to consult the Hinton Connects team by appointment in advance of the application deadline. To set up an appointment, please contact Lisa Brett. For more information, see

Contact Information:

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

Online submission form:

Hard Copies the completed application must be delivered to:
Town of Hinton
Attention: Community Grant Program
2nd Floor, 131 Civic Centre Road
Hinton, AB T7V 2E5
Please note that the Town of Hinton office is open Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contact Faiaz at or 780-740-8059.

Lisa Brett
Hinton Connects

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