Community Culture Grants

Community Culture Development Fund

The Community Culture Development Fund (CCDF) is a City of Red Deer grant program that provides financial support to not-for-profit organizations delivering arts, culture, and heritage initiatives in our community. Grant funds are intended to assist organizations, build their capacity to provide a service, manage a cultural facility, act as an umbrella organization for other cultural organizations, develop new cultural programs and services, and/or produce a community-based special event or festival.

Read the Q & A for more information about the Community Culture Development Fund (pdf)

2019 Funding

Culture Development Category

Provides support to service providers to offset operational costs required to deliver culture programs and services within the community. Intake for three years funding cycle - 2019, 2020, and 2021 closed June 30, 2018.

Community Culture Development Fund Grant Application Guide (pdf)

Culture Opportunities Category

Provides support to offset short notice and/or one-time costs related to unforeseeable culture opportunities where longer term planning was not possible.

Applications for this category are accepted year-round, until funding is fully expended.

Intake is open for the 2019 funding year.

Applications are accepted until funding has been exhausted for that calendar year.

Annual Reports

View the annual reports to learn about local culture activities that received support from the Community Culture Development Fund grant program in that year.

Community Public Art Grant Program

The Community Public Art Grant Program supports the development of collaborative art projects between community groups and/or businesses, artists, and The City of Red Deer with the shared financial support of the project sponsor and The City.

Community Public Art Project Grant Application (pdf)

For more information, please contact Culture Services at 403-406-8820 or CultureMailbox@reddeer.ca.

Visit our Grants web page to see other funding opportunities administered or offered through The City of Red Deer.

News & Notices

2019 Operating Budget

January 16, 2019

City Council approved a $369.8 million operating budget today with a 2.15 per cent tax increase.

Call for Expressions of Interest: RDC...

January 14, 2019

The Red Deer College (RDC) Arts Council Advisory Committee is seeking to fill one member-at-large position, representing the community, for a two year term.

Property Assessment Notices are in ...

January 11, 2019

Over the next few days, owners of 40,503 properties throughout Red Deer will receive their 2019 property assessment notices in the mail.