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Outside Agency Operating Grant Program

Grants to St. Albert, Alberta Nonprofits
for Community Support Services

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of St. Albert

Deadline Date:

09/03/19 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to St. Albert, Alberta nonprofit organizations for community services in the areas of culture, recreation, and social support. Funding is intended for facility operations and staffing costs. Support for organizations is intended to help vulnerable residents find success in the community within housing, recreation, culture, and social environments.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 186145

Estimated Size of Grant:

There is no limit to the amount of grant funding awarded to any Eligible Not-for-Profit Organization, provided the total awarded does not exceed the funds available.

Eligible Not-for-Profit Organizations will be categorized as providing either a Core Community Support Services or Additional Community Support Services. Within each category different funding opportunities are available as follows:
a. Category 1 Core Community Support Services
Facility Operating Costs:
- Up to 40% of costs can be applied for if leasing a City owned space.
- Up to 75% of costs can be applied for if leasing/renting from a separate entity other than the City.
Staffing Costs:
- Up to 50% of the Staffing Costs (excluding benefits) can be applied for.

b. Category 2 Additional Community Support Services
Facility Operating Costs:
- Up to 30% of costs can be applied for if leasing a City owned space
- Up to 50% if leasing/renting from a separate entity other than the City.
Staffing Costs:
- Up to 25% of the Staffing Costs (excluding benefits) can be applied for.

Term of Contract:

The grant shall pertain only to the calendar year for which it was approved, unless otherwise specified by Council.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, a St. Albert registered not-for-profit organization must offer community support services in the areas of recreation, culture, or social support which provides the support needed to help vulnerable residents be successful in the community including within their housing, recreation, culture, and social environments.

Organizations which provide support services related to basic needs such as food, shelter, water, clothing, and personal safety are eligible to receive a more substantial grant.

Organizations which provide support services related to improving citizens sense of community connection, social opportunities and recognition are also eligible for consideration.

To qualify for funding, at least 80% of the Eligible Not-for-Profit Organization’s clientele and membership must be residents of the City.

Pre-Application Information:

Critical Dates:
Although some of the specific dates may change, the following provides details of a few critical dates in terms of specific documents being required. These dates are reflective of the 2020 granting cycle.
- Outside Agency Operating Grant Application Due: September 3, 2019 (5pm)
- CSAC Interviews: September 24, 2019
- City Council Reviews CSAC Recommendations: November 2019
- 2020 Interim Accounting Reporting Due: November 15, 2020
- 10% Holdback Released (2020 funding): December 15, 2020
- Final 2020 Accounting Report Due: March 1, 2021

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For more information or to submit your grant application, please contact:

Anna Royer
Manager, Community Grants & Partnerships
aroyer@stalbert.ca
780-459-1504

City of St. Albert
5 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, Alberta
T8N 3Z9

Grant Coverage Areas:

City of St. Albert

Funding or Pin Number:

C-CS-22

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Alberta