Community Grant Funding Program
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1 & October 1 at 10 a.m.
The City of Beaumont Council has adopted the Community Grant Program Policy (Policy No. C15.1). Community Grant Program funding opportunities are available to community organizations to fund:
- One-time projects and initiatives of community organizations that enhance community safety
- Operating (core) expenses of organizations in their development stage
- Events that are primarily designed for and delivered to the general population that attract visitors, significantly contribute to the local economy, promote volunteerism and value-added to Beaumont.
Who can apply:
- Community non-for-profit groups registered under the Societies Act, Libraries Act or Agriculture Societies Act
- Community First Nation and Métis organizations and associations
- Foundations under Alberta’s Regional Health Authorities Act
- Universities, colleges and institutes under Alberta’s Post-Secondary Learning Act
- Informal and non-registered groups working through and sponsored by a registered not-for-profit group
- Applications open February 1 for the April 1 deadline and August 1 for the October 1 deadline
- Request between $1000 (minimum) up to $10,000 (maximum)
- Funding is approved on a matched-grant basis
- Funding is available for capital projects, programs, initiatives, events and operating (core) costs
- Funded projects MUST provide programs or services which benefit the residents of Beaumont
- Funding may be approved in part or in full
- Two intakes per year (April 1 and October 1)
Before completing the Community Grant Program Application Form please refer to the Community Grant Funding Guidelines for information on how to prepare your application. All applicants are welcome to contact the Program Administrator to answer your questions and provide guidance. Contact the Administrator at CommunityGrantApplications@beaumont.ab.ca or call 780-328-9926 for assistance.
GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP
Review the slide deck and watch the recording from the September workshop to gain a better understanding of the Community Grant Program and what contributes to a strong application.
See the recording of the September 2022 workshop below. Click here to see the slide deck from the workshop.