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Arts and Recreation Initiatives Fund

Grants to Yellowhead County, Alberta Nonprofits
for Arts, Recreation, and Healthy Living

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Yellowhead County

Deadline Date:

06/15/18

Description:

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Grants to Yellowhead County, Alberta nonprofit organizations to support new initiatives related to arts and recreation. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding may be requested for either capital or operating support. Consideration will be given to recreation (leisure and sports), arts and culture, leadership development, and healthy living programs taking place locally.

Grants will be prioritized on the following criteria:
a. Initiative result will be new and innovative services;
b. Evidence of joint planning between groups;
c. Ongoing sustainability of the project;
d. Clear and well-organized program / project plan.

Applicants must demonstrate that the initiative will have long-term benefits to the community.

Applicants must demonstrate community and/or regional partnerships for the initiative.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175182

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant funding may be less than that sought by the applicant and will not exceed $5,000 unless a special need is clearly identified. All requests for funding over $5,000 will be referred to County Council for consideration.

Term of Contract:

Although this fund will be offered annually, it is a one-time only grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The application(s) must be accompanied by:
a. Particulars of the current executive and/or board of directors of the organization,
b. Evidence that the organization is in good standing under a nonprofit societies act,
c. Proof of liability insurance coverage.
d. All estimates received for the project

Retroactive funding will not be considered.

Applicants who have previously received any type of grant funding from Yellowhead County but have not submitted the requisite financial accounting for the grant(s) will not be eligible for funding under this program until all outstanding accounting requirements have been met.

Applicants located within municipal boundaries other than Yellowhead County are ineligible for funding.

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants must contact a Yellowhead County Recreation staff person to discuss the project prior to grant application.

Applications are reviewed and grants awarded on a quarterly basis, with application deadlines being on March 31st, June 15th, September 30th and December 31st each year.

Applicants can expect a response regarding their grant request 4-6 weeks from the application deadline.

Contact Information:

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

Crystal McNernie
cmcnernie@yellowheadcounty.ab.ca

Recreation Program / Event Grant Yellowhead County
2716 - 1st Avenue
Edson, Alberta
T7E 1N9

Phone: (780) 723-4800
Toll free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: (780) 723-5066

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Canada: Alberta