Funded Projects

Red Deer & District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) awarded $2.32 million in annual funding from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2023 to programs focusing on positive child and youth development, mental health, strong neighbourhoods and communities, and strong family connections.
 
Funded Projects

Twenty-one programs were chosen by the Red Deer & District FCSS Board, as follows:

AgencyProjectAmount
Funded
Benalto Playschool Benalto Playschool $6,700
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Red Deer and District Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Red Deer and District  $200,000
Bowden Play and Learn Bowden Play and Learn $3,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Red Deer & District Boys & Girls Clubs of Red Deer & District $384,370
Central Alberta Refugee Effort (C.A.R.E.) Committee Immigrant Youth Program $83,000
Chinook's Edge School Division Family School Wellness Program $188,000
Circle of Red Deer Seniors Society Golden Circle Outreach $336,059
Delburne Playschool Delburne Playschool $6,500
Elnora Playschool Elnora Playschool $5,000
Red Deer Aboriginal Dance Troupe The Fire Within Project: A Way of Life $90,000
Red Deer Catholic School Division Family School Enhancement Counsellors (FSEC) / First Nations, M├ętis, and Inuit Support Team (FNMI) $196,500
Red Deer Family Services Bureau FSCA Counselling Services $122,000
Red Deer Family Services Bureau Ready to Learn Together $5,000
Red Deer Family Services Bureau Home Support (HSP) $45,903
Red Deer Meals on Wheels Meals on Wheels $90,000
Red Deer Public School District Community Liaison Workers $210,574
Shalom Counselling Centre Healthier Families and Individuals $116,000
Spruce View Rural Child Care Society Spruce View Playschool $7,982
YMCA of Northern Alberta Universal Access $75,022
Town of Penhold Penhold Youth Club (PYC) $51,000
Urban Aboriginal Voices Society Urban Aboriginal Voices Society $100,000

Previously funded projects:

A listing of the 2019- 2020 FCSS Funded Projects with contact information is available in the 2019-2020 FCSS Funded Projects Brochure (pdf)

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