Community Grants

The Municipality offers three categories of grants to community groups and organizations.

Category 1 & 2 grant applications must be submitted using the link below no later than September 30 to be considered during the annual budget process. Category 3 grants are available on a first-come first-served basis until the Category 3 fund is exhausted.

Category 1 grants are available to organizations that provide the Municipality with an operational service.

Category 2 grants are available to organizations that co-ordinate and offer annual events and activities to the general public within the Municipality.

Category 1 & 2 grant applications require a brief annual report outlining the service provided, operational issues and highlights; most current and approved Financial Statement; Listing of the amount of memberships, participant fees, sale of good and services, grant from other organizations and donations are also required.

Application for Category 1 and 2 Grants

Category 3 grants are available to local organizations within the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass, relative to new initiatives, and will be considered on a “first come, first served” basis. This funding and support is limited to one application per calendar year, to a maximum of $1,000 or a maximum of 50% of the total applicable costs (whichever amount is less). Council shall consider the total budgeted expenditures, the impact on the Municipality, overall value and significance to the community, etc. Youth and family events will receive preference.

A description of the new initiative will be required to be submitted, along with the Category 3 Grant Funding Application, to Brian McCulloch, Director of Finance. Applications are available below. Grant recipients will be required to provide a follow-up report, including an accounting of expenditures, within 60 days of the event.

2024 Category 3 Grant Funding Application pdf

2024 Category 3 Grant Funding Application word doc

For further details, please read 1201-04 - Community Funding Support Policy