Town of Whitecourt
08/01/19 4:30 PM
Grants totaling $10,000 to Whitecourt, Alberta businesses and organizations to permanently enhance the landscaping of local properties. Projects may include construction or reconditioning of fences, landscaping work, including the planting of trees and shrubs, and the installation of planters, benches, and waste receptacles.
The Community Business Beautification Grant was established to offer local businesses and organizations additional financial support to make permanent landscaping enhancements. Preference will be given to applications that beautify the landscape of the property.
The objectives of this program are:
- To assist businesses or organizations to make permanent landscaping enhancements to their property
- To assist businesses and organizations (churches, non-profit societies, community groups) to contribute to the beautification of Whitecourt
- To enhance quality of life and well being for the residents of Whitecourt by increasing the aesthetic appeal of streets and neighborhoods
Allocation decisions will be based upon responses to these items:
-A detailed project description, and an explanation of how the project will contribute to the enhancement of the community
-An explanation of how the project will be sustained
-Evidence of the organization’s contribution and assistance to the project (i.e. financial donations, funding, etc.)
-Funds must be used for enhancement (i.e. cannot be used to fund projects that a business/ organization would normally be expected to provide). Legislated requirements (e.g. Town Land Use Bylaw); or day-to-day expenses are not eligible.
-Structural upgrades must comply with all relevant legislation.
GrantWatch ID#: 180987
Approved projects must be completed and final reporting submitted by October 31 annually (unless an extension is granted).
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Town of Whitecourt Planning and Development Department
5004 52 Avenue
Whitecourt, Alberta T7S 1N6
Town of Whitecourt