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Family and Community Social Services Grants

Any organization within the County may apply for programming based on the provincial requirements listed below.

To be eligible for grant funds your program must do one or more of the following:

  • help communities identify their social needs and develop responses
  • promote, encourage and support volunteer work in the community 
  • inform the public about services
  • support children and their families’ social development
  • help families enrich and strengthen family life and function more effectively in their own environment
  • enhance retired and semi-retired people’s quality of life

Programs not eligible are those that:

  • are only focused on an individual’s leisure or recreational needs
  • provide an individual or family with basic living supports such as money, food, clothing or shelter
  • are only focused on rehabilitation
  • duplicate services provided by government or a government agency

Programs will be required to sign a funding agreement and measure their program with outcomes from the current FCSS Provincial Guidelines.

If you would like to apply for a grant, please complete and submit the appropriate application before November 30. If you would like to inquire whether your program would be eligible, please call us at (780) 864-3760 or email

Deadline: November 30 of each year

Contact Us

Saddle Hills
Junction of Hwy 49 & Secondary Hwy 725
RR1, Spirit River AB
T0H 3G0
T. 780-864-3760
Fax 780-864-3904
Toll-free 1-888-864-3760

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