Thank you to all the applicants who submitted a 2023 Community Connection and/or Community Change grant application.
Watch for the next round of applications to open in March 2024.
Community Connection Grants
$80,000 was divided among 174 Community Connection grant recipients to support block parties and small neighbourhood gatherings, empowering residents to build new relationships and connections in their own backyards.
Hosting a block party? Check out the block party information and resources page.
For a breakdown of past Community Connection Grants, check out the Open Data portal.
Community Change Grants
Family and Community Services awarded $15,000 to support 12 projects that create meaningful social change and a safe, supported and connected community.
Successful projects included the creation of a Parent to Parent Peer Support Network, a Living Christmas Tree project, decorated by children and given to seniors in lodges, and a Junior Volunteer Program to encourage youth volunteerism.
Common questions: FAQ Community Change Grant 2023 (172.6 KB)
Resident knowledge and passion are the foundation of positive community change. Strathcona County residents continue to make this a community that is supported, safe and connected. Community Connection and Community Change grants are administers as part of the Social Framework Community Grants Policy.