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 to produce a community-based special event or festival.
2016 Annual Report
There are three funding categories available within the Community Culture Development Fund:
- Canada 150 One-Time Opportunities Fund (intake is now closed as funds have been expended for this category)
- Culture Development (intake is now closed for this category)
- Culture Opportunities
Before submitting an application, please ensure you have fully reviewed the appropriate application guide:
Culture Development Category
Provides support to service providers to offset operational costs required to deliver culture programs and services with the community. Intake for funding will begin November 1 and will close December 15, 2017. Check back here on November 1 to view 2018 funding availability and for application forms.
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.
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.
For more information, please contact Culture Services at 403-309-4091 or CultureMailbox@reddeer.ca.