Who is eligible?
Non-profit organizations in Strathcona County, Fort Saskatchewan, Sherwood Park and Bruderheim can apply for grant funding for one-time projects that are sustainable after the conclusion of the grant. Organizations not eligible for a grant include: individuals or individual pursuits, for-profit businesses, sports teams, sports tournaments, homeowners associations, fraternal or labour organizations, political organizations, religious organizations for the sole benefit of the organization.
How much is each grant?
Each grant will be up to $5,000. The actual amount will depend on the number of applications and each individual grant request. Funding cannot be used for operating expenses, dues or memberships, trips, tours, travel expenses, conferences, advertising, giveaways or prizes, third-party fundraising events, individual scholarships, lobbying expenses or personal computers.
When is the deadline?
May 12, 2016. Successful applicants will be notified within 90 days of the deadline.
How are recipients of the community grant determined?
A panel of individuals from the community will select which grant applications will be funded through the program.
How do I apply?
Interested organizations may apply through our online application form. To be considered for the grant, organizations are required to indicate through the drop-down menu selections that their community in Alberta is “Scotford Community Grants” (not Strathcona County, Fort Saskatchewan, etc.).
To learn more, contact Conal MacMillan, External Relations Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or (780) 992-3027