The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River has recently announced a new grant program called the Community Assistance Board (CAB) grant. It is available to not-for-profit community organizations in an effort to enhance social programming, community events and facilities, as well as other amenities located within the municipality. The program will have four intakes during the year (January, April, July and September) and applications will be evaluated on the project’s alignment to the MD’s community values.
In addition to this new program, groups will also have access to funding through the Municipal District’s Public Transit Operating Assistance Grant, its Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) program as well as other provincial programs.
Grant Opportunities in the Lesser Slave River Region
|The MD believes that all local recreational, cultural, educational and athletic initiatives and programs provide a foundation for the physical and mental health of its citizens. In this spirit, the MD plans to provide annual funding assistance for community opportunities, initiatives and programming.
How are funds allocated?
Who will be eligible for funding?
Who will not be eligible for funding?
|The Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) assists with fostering the unique characteristics of Alberta's many communities. The aim of the program is to:
The maximum amount per application (one facility) is $125,000 per fiscal year.
Only one application will be approved per organization per facility per year. Capital funding will be limited to one grant per organization in each fiscal year, April 1 to March 31.
Funding assistance can be requested for a:
Eligible organizations include groups that are registered under:
|The Community Initiatives Program (CIP) funds initiatives that enhance and enrich communities throughout Alberta. The program:
The funding limits are:
Organizations are eligible to apply for one capital and one non-capital grant per government fiscal year (April 1 – March 31). Non-capital grant requests can be accessed through any one of the CIP grant streams. Capital grant requests can be accessed under CIP Project Based or the Community Facility Enhancement Program. Operating and programming funding from CIP will be limited to one grant per organization in each government fiscal year.
Funding assistance can be requested for:
Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River