Grants of up to $7,500 to Alberta community associations for small capital projects to enhance service delivery and programs that benefit Parkland County residents. Funding may be used for preventative maintenance, fire, safety, and health, equipment and furnishings, and renovations.
Minor Capital Project- Priorities
- Fire, Safety and Health: Projects that are required to conform to fire and safety codes are the highest priority.
- Preventive Maintenance: Projects that are necessary to prevent the facility’s infrastructure from deteriorating are medium priority (e.g. replace furnace, new roof, new wiring or plumbing, etc.).
- Renovation: Projects that restore the facility to its previous condition due to aging or heavy use are the lowest priority (e.g. new flooring, replacement of bathroom or kitchen or electrical).
- Equipment and furnishing: Purchase of essential items to assist in the daily operations of the Community Association (eg., fridge, stove, tables and chairs, commercial dishes).
In addition, awards will be allocated as per the following criteria:
- The project has occurred or will occur in a reasonable time from the period of application (the more recent a project has been completed or the more immediate to the pending start date, the higher the priority).
- Projects that are retroactive up to six (6) months of their completion date will be considered eligible.
- Professional inspections can be included in the grant application costs.
- Projects that are completed by the grant deadline, have submitted all required documents, and are recommended for funding will receive their grant award within a reasonable time frame.
- Any remaining unused funds will be carried forward and available in the following year for groups to access.
- Community associations who are unable to provide matching funding, show community commitment, or provide in kind support will still have their application reviewed if they can show extenuating circumstances (i.e., dissolution of a society, or funds no longer exist).
GrantWatch ID#: 182630
Projects may be covered up to 50% of the cost of the project to a maximum of $7,500 in one year with a 5 year maximum overall award of $25,000 per community association.
Grants are only available to recognized community associations.
Deadlines: March 15, May 15, August 15, November 15
Projects may be covered up to 50% of the cost of the project to a maximum of $7,500 in one year with a 5 year maximum overall award of $25,000 per community association. The 50% supplied by the community association may include cash, in-kind donations of equipment, supplies, and donated laborr.
Please submit your application using the Fillable application PDF. The Read Only version is provided for reference only.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications by mail or in person to:
Attn: Parks, Recreation & Culture
53109A HWY 779
Parkland County, AB
Drop Box: Located to the right of the main door entry
Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30 p.m.
Or by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (PDF or Word format only)