Town of Canmore

Community Grants

Community Grant Program

The Town of Canmore 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 and enhance community programming in accordance with the Town of Canmore’s vision, goals, and strategic priorities.  The objectives of the grants are to increase the capacity of local groups by providing occasional support for their efforts.

The Town of Canmore Community Grant Program is intended to provide up to 50% of the total expenses for one-time, project-based initiatives within two municipal funding streams:

1. Community Event Grant:

Eligible projects under the Community Event Grant stream are for events that create Economic Development and promote the Town as a destination for activities that fit our community identity while promoting a vibrant and engaged community. The community event grant application and and applicant criteria can be found document here (68 KB) .

The maximum funding amount that eligible projects may be awarded is $10,000.

2. Community Initiative Grant:

Eligible projects under the Community Initiative Grant stream are for initiatives in sport, recreation, parks, arts, culture, social service, and the environment. The community initiative grant application and criteria can be found document here (67 KB)

The maximum funding amount that eligible projects may be awarded is $5,000.

Applications for the 2020 grant program will open in March, 2020.

Eligible applications will be reviewed and ranked by the Community Grant Selection Committee in accordance with the following criteria:

  pdf Community Initiative Grants Scoring (58 KB)

  pdf Community Events Grants Scoring (59 KB)

A summary of past recipients can be found pdf here (88 KB)

 

 

 

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