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 for the 2019 funding year will open May 15, 2018.

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

Open call for artisan vendors for the...

September 18, 2018

The City of Red Deer is holding an open call for artisan vendors interested in selling their unique, handcrafted items at the 2019 Canada Winter Games Arts and Culture Festival winter market, Artisan Avenue/Avenue des artisans.

Clear out your clutter and plan ahead...

September 18, 2018

Kick it to the Curb is back this fall providing Red Deerians an opportunity to find a new home for unwanted and under-used items on October 13 and 14.