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Applications now open for FCSS Funding

February 14, 2020 8:48 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

The Red Deer & District Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) Board is now accepting funding applications for preventative social programs.

School boards, municipalities and non-profits in the Red Deer and District FCSS region – including the partner municipalities of The City of Red Deer, Red Deer County, Town of Bowden, Town of Penhold, Village of Delburne and Village of Elnora – can submit applications for funding for preventative social programming. Funding through this Grant Application Process will be allocated to successful proponents for three years (2021-2023).

The FCSS mandate is to provide preventive social programming that enhances the social well-being of individuals and families through promotion or intervention strategies provided at the earliest opportunity. In-school mentoring, preschool wellness and seniors outreach programs are among some of the many programs currently funded by FCSS.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2020. Complete details, including information about the application process, can be found at

Applicants can choose to attend one of the following procurement orientation sessions for more information on the requirements and process:

  • March 5, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in the Crimson Star room, 2nd Floor, City Hall
  • March 10, 2020 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in the Crimson Star room, 2nd Floor, City Hall

For more information, contact:

Bobby-Jo Stannard
Social Planning Supervisor – Community Development
The City of Red Deer

Communications & Strategic Planning
The City of Red Deer

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