The Community Foundation of Lethbridge & Southwestern Alberta is seeking applications for its Emerald Anniversary Grants Program to support qualified donees that serve the community of Southwestern Alberta as they collaborate with other groups in the community to adapt, create, or enhance public spaces to allow for safe gatherings.
The purpose of these one-time grant funds is for community organizations to collaborate on a project that supports the safe re-opening of their community.
This program will support qualified donees that serve the community of Southwestern Alberta as they collaborate with other groups in the community to adapt, create, or enhance public spaces to allow for safe gatherings.
- The Community Foundation is pleased to offer 10 grants to eligible organizations in Southwestern Alberta at $5,500 each.
Eligible projects will display the following:
- Encourage community participation through adapting safe gathering spaces (examples include, but are not limited to: retrofitting parks, trails, and community halls.)
- Collaborate with at least one other organization to carry out the project.
Projects not eligible include:
- Projects led by schools and/or School Districts
- Core operating costs for ongoing programs and services
- General fundraising campaign contributions or sponsorships
- Fundraising events or activities
- Retroactive expenses incurred prior to the final grants decision date
- Deficit reduction
- Advertising and marketing
- Activities that serve primarily the membership or purposes of religious or political organizations
- Seminars, conferences, workshops, or the publication of studies
- Team or group tours or travel, or travel reimbursement paid directly to individuals
- Projects that do not benefit residents of Southwestern Alberta
- For- Profit Organizations
- Requests over $5,500
CRA qualified donees, including charities and municipalities, with a business number (BN) located in Southwestern Alberta.
- Go to Canada Revenue Agency’s Charities Listings website to determine whether your organization is a qualified done
- Their region stretches from the U.S. border north to Arrowwood, and from the B.C. border west to Grassy Lake. You must be located within this region, or carry out programming within this region, to be eligible for funding
For more information, visit https://cflsa.ca/grants/