RMWB: Grants available for local community organizations, athletes and performers

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RMWB: Grants available for local community organizations, athletes and performers

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202147 Views

July 12, 2021

Local non-profit organizations, athletes, performers, coaches, instructors and artists are encouraged to apply for the Municipal grants currently available through the Community Investment Program (CIP). All applications are now being accepted online through the CIP Grant Portal.

The deadline to apply for the Community Impact Grant and the Games Legacy Grant is September 7, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. MST.

CIP Grant Portal

Starting in 2021, all CIP grant applications are being accepted through the CIP Grant Portal. The online portal will make the application and reporting process easier, faster and more efficient. CIP staff will be available to assist organizations with online application submissions.

Are you a new applicant? If you haven’t applied for a CIP grant in the last five years, you must register to get started.
Are you a returning applicant? If you, or your organization, have applied for a CIP grant within the last five years, you are pre-registered. Please reach out to [email protected] for login details.

One-on-one support

Staff are available to help navigate the CIP Grant Portal, application process and answer any questions you may have. One-on-one support is available to applicants through virtual meetings or over the phone. For more information on how to book your one-on-one meeting, contact PULSE.

Applications are being accepted for the following grants:

Community Impact Grant – Provides funding through three grant streams to local non-profit organizations to support community needs and contribute to the priorities identified in the 2018-2021 Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Strategic Plan. Applicants may apply for funding, up to the maximum amount, from each of the following grant streams:

Community Programs and Projects – $80,000 maximum
Community Events – $20,000 maximum
New Events – $50,000 maximum, with a declining proportion of funding available for a maximum of three years.

Games Legacy Grant – Provides funding to athletes, performers, artists, teams, coaches or instructors in Wood Buffalo through the following streams:

Developmental Activities: development of skills through training, programs or activities in amateur sport, arts and / or culture
Travel and Accommodation: participation in provincial, national or international level competitions, including the North American Indigenous Games

Individual applicants may apply for grant funding up to a maximum of $1,500 and team or group applicants may apply for a maximum of $3,000.

More information about the grants offered by the Community Investment Program, including guidelines and application forms, is available at rmwb.ca/CIP.

For any questions or concerns, please contact PULSE at 780-743-7000, toll-free at 1-800-973-9663 or online at rmwb.ca/pulse.

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