Red Deer & District FCSS agency capacity building funds are intended to help make our community organizations stronger and more effective.
Learn about funding opportunities available to Red Deerians.
The City of Red Deer was named Canada’s Most Active Community in the 2022 ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge, winning the top prize of $100,000 to be used for physical activity and sports initiatives in our community.
The Community Culture Development Fund is a grant program that provides financial support to not-for-profit organizations delivering arts, culture, and heritage initiatives in our community.
As part of FCSS Red Deer and District’s Emergent Funding Stream, the REconnect Community Initiative will support projects that reach out and build social connections between people, and stronger, more resilient communities.
The Community Recreation Enhancement Grant is a grant program that provides financial support to not-for-profit organizations delivering recreation initiatives in our community.
The Environmental Initiatives Grant will provide up to $10,000 to support community-led projects that empower citizens to take action to achieve the vision and goals of the Environmental Master Plan.
To increase vibrancy and generate economic benefits, we offer the Leading Forward Economic Incentives & Initiatives program.
Providing up to $150,000 annually to support recreation and sport development within our community with two funding categories.
Funded by the Red Deer & District FCSS, the Spark Grant provides funding support for you to connect with your neighbours and your community.
The Downtown Activation 4 Seasons Grant is a one time only fund, with a maximum application amount of $5000.00.
The Community Safety and Wellness Grant is designed to increase resiliency of vulnerable citizens, ensure basic needs security, enhance community safety and foster relationship building and connection between citizens.
New in 2023, the Vacant Spaces Grant is a pilot subsidy program designed to incentivize the development of a unique, well-invested downtown where people and businesses thrive.