Community Grants

The Community Grants Program is established to provide funding to Canmore-based Not-For-Profit Societies and Community Organizations for projects that benefit residents of Canmore. The Community Grant Program will provide up to 50% of the total expenses for one-time, project-based initiatives within three funding streams:


Community Initiative Grant:

  • Eligible projects are for initiative in sport, recreation, parks, arts, social service and the environment.
  • The maximum funding amount that eligible projects may be awarded is $5,000.
  • An application for the Community Initiative Grant can be found here pdf Community Initiative Application (438 KB) .

 

Community Event Grant:

  • Eligible Projects are for events that create Economic Development and promote the Town as a vibrant and engaged community.
  • The Maximum funding amount that eligible projects may be awarded is $10,000.
  • An Application for the Community Events Grant can be found here pdf Community Events Application (452 KB) .

 

Community Safety Grant:

  • Eligible projects are for organizations that make Canmore a safe place to live and play.
  • Grants can be used to purchase safety equipment, to launch a safety campaign or to complete a safety modification.
  • The maximum funding amount that eligible projects may be awarded is $5,000.
  • An Application for the Community Safety Grant can be found here pdf Community Safety Application (439 KB) .

 

Submit your Application - Deadline April 28 at noon

The deadline for submitting your application is April 28 at noon. Applications can be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or in person at the Civic Centre front desk.

 

Community Grant Procedure

This procedure ensures that the Community Grant Selection Committee follows a consistent and transparent process when reviewing and making decisions about community grant applications. The Community Grant Procedure can be found here pdf Community Grant Procedure (240 KB) .

 

Looking for more information?

Contact Lisa Brown at lThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 403-678-7126.

pdf Questions & Answers from April 10 Community Workshop (193 KB)

pdf Community Grant Application Scoring Sheet (189 KB)

pdf Sample Application (474 KB)

A summary of past recipients can be found here pdf 2016 Community Grant Recipients (80 KB)