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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 reddeer.ca/FCSS.

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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