Intake for 2017 Development Category applications is now closed. Intake for 2018 funding will begin in November, at which time the application will be made available.
Community Culture Grants
Community Culture Development Fund
The Community Culture Development Fund (CCDF) is a City of Red Deer grant program that provides financial support to not-for-profit organizations delivering arts, culture, and heritage initiatives in our community. Grant funds are intended to assist organizations build their capacity to provide a service, manage a cultural facility, act as an umbrella organization for other cultural organizations, develop new cultural programs and services, and/or to produce a community-based special event or festival.
There are two funding categories available within the Community Culture Development Fund: Culture Development and Culture Opportunities.
Before applying for either category, please ensure that you have fully reviewed the Community Culture Development Fund Grant Application Guide 2017 (pdf)
Culture Development Category
Provides support to service providers to offset operational costs required to deliver culture programs and services with the community.
Culture Opportunities Category
Provides support to offset short notice and/or one-time costs related to unforeseeable culture opportunities where longer term planning was not possible.
Applications for this category are accepted year-round, until funding is fully expended.
Community Public Art Grant Program
The community Public Art Grant Program supports the development of collaborative art projects between community groups and/or businesses, artists, and The City of Red Deer with the shared financial support of the project sponsor and The City.
For more information, please contact Culture Services at 403-309-4091 or CultureMailbox@reddeer.ca.