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Grants and Funding

Strathcona County offers a broad range of grants and funding opportunities each year. The information provided below is intended to connect individuals and non-profit organizations to these grants, and conference or event organizers to municipal sponsorship. To learn more about a specific grant or municipal sponsorship click on the links below, or contact the County department responsible for administering the grant or funding opportunity.

Arts, Culture and Heritage

Six grant and funding categories are offered through the Arts, Culture and Heritage Community Investment Program. They are:

  • Artist Development
  • Arts Development / Program / Project
  • Capital Equipment
  • Organizational Development
  • Special Event or Festival Grant
  • Canada 150 Grant

Grant guidelines and application forms for these categories are administered by Recreation, Parks and Culture.

Business Financing

Listing of federal, provincial and not-for-profit funding programs .

These programs are not administered by Strathcona County. These third-party links are provided for information only.

Community Initiative or Event

Community Small Grants Program

The Community Small Grants Program encourages residents to engage in neighbourhood projects that promote social activity and connectedness.  This program supports residents that have small, but powerful, ideas to bring people together to make their neighbourhood vibrant. 

Administered by: Family and Community Services

Council Priority Funds

Application Form (40.9 KB)

Council Priority Funds are intended to provide support one-time community initiative or event that benefits Strathcona County and its residents. 

Administered by: Council

Strathcona Community Investment Program (SCIP) 

The Strathcona Community Investment Program provides funds to support community initiatives or events that benefit Strathcona County and its residents.

Administered by: Executive Team


Secondary Suites Grant Program

The Secondary Suites Grant Program assists residents who create or renovate a secondary suite in their home.

Administered by: Corporate Planning

Social Services

Social Services Grant Programs

The Social Services Grant Program provides financial support to non-profit organizations that are meeting the social service needs of our residents and demonstrate the use of collaboration and principles of sustainability. Grants are provided in two categories: Operating Grants and Partnership Funding Grants. 

Administered by: Family and Community Services

Sports and Recreation

Community Recreation Event and Sport Tourist (CREST) Investment Program

Application (175.1 KB)

The Community Recreational Event and Sport Tourism (CREST) Investment Program assists groups in hosting sporting events at the provincial through to international event level.

Administered by: Recreation, Parks and Culture

Last updated: Wednesday, November 02, 2016
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