Who is eligible?

Non-profit organizations in northern Strathcona County, Fort Saskatchewan, Sherwood Park and Bruderheim can apply.

Please note that some organizations are not eligible for a grant. These 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.

What types of projects are eligible?

One-time projects that are sustainable after the conclusion of the grant. Typically, these are projects that require no further funding beyond the grant year.

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.

How much is each grant?

Each grant will be up to a maximum of $5,000. The actual amount will depend on the number of applications and each individual grant request. Grant requests over the maximum amount will only be considered for $5,000.

When is the deadline?

April 15, 2021.
Successful applicants will be notified within 90 days of the deadline.

How are grant recipients determined?

A panel of invited volunteers from the eligible communities will select on behalf of Shell Scotford which grant applications will be funded through the program.

How do I apply?

Interested organizations may apply through our online application form. Under the “What type of request are you making?” Please ensure you select “Community Grant.”

Who can I contact with questions?

To learn more, contact Paige Lawson, Shell Scotford External Relations Advisor, at paige.lawson@shell.com or (780) 997-4630.

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