All Grants

Learn about funding opportunities available to Red Deerians.

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Agency Capacity Building Grant

Red Deer & District FCSS agency capacity building funds are intended to help make our community organizations stronger and more effective.

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Community Better ParticipACTION Grant

The City of Red Deer was named Canada’s Most Active Community in the 2022 ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge, winning the top prize of $100,000 to be used for physical activity and sports initiatives in our community.

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Community Culture Grants

The Community Culture Development Fund is a grant program that provides financial support to not-for-profit organizations delivering arts, culture, and heritage initiatives in our community.

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REconnect Community Initiative Funding Grant

As part of FCSS Red Deer and District’s Emergent Funding Stream, the REconnect Community Initiative will support projects that reach out and build social connections between people, and stronger, more resilient communities.

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Community Recreation Enhancement Grant

The Community Recreation Enhancement Grant is a grant program that provides financial support to not-for-profit organizations delivering recreation initiatives in our community.

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Environmental Initiatives Grant

The Environmental Initiatives Grant will provide up to $10,000 to support community-led projects that empower citizens to take action to achieve the vision and goals of the Environmental Master Plan. 

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Spark Grant

Funded by the Red Deer & District FCSS, the Spark Grant provides funding support for you to connect with your neighbours and your community.

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Community Safety and Wellness Grant

The Community Safety and Wellness Grant is designed to increase resiliency of vulnerable citizens, ensure basic needs security, enhance community safety and foster relationship building and connection between citizens.

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Vacant Spaces Grant

New in 2023, the Vacant Spaces Grant is a pilot subsidy program designed to incentivize the development of a unique, well-invested downtown where people and businesses thrive.