The City of Wetaskiwin supports organizations that enrich the community through projects and events that benefit the City as a whole. If your organization is looking for financial assistance to host events in the City, you may qualify for our Grant-in-Aid funding.

Grant-in-Aid funding up to $500 (application deadline is October 5)

Applications for the 2023 Grant-in-Aid funding program are now being accepted until October 5, 2022. Every year, the City of Wetaskiwin accepts applications for grant requests up to $500 for events that benefit our community. 

Grant-in-Aid funding over $500 (application deadline is October 5)

Applications for the 2023 Grant-in-Aid funding program are now being accepted until October 5, 2022. Applicants requesting over $500 in funding need to register with Karin Boddy, Legislative Executive Assistant, by October 5 to present their applications to Council at the October 24, 2022, Committee of the Whole Meeting (starting at 9 a.m.).

If you aren't sure if your event is eligible for this grant, please refer to the following documents for more information:

For additional information please contact the City of Wetaskiwin at 780.361.4409 or email

FCSS Community Grant Program

The FCSS Grant Program provides funds to enhance and enrich preventative programs and services throughout the City of Wetaskiwin. FCSS is a partnership between the City of Wetaskiwin and the province of Alberta. Funding decisions will be in accordance with provincial FCSS guidelines. For additional information please view the FCSS Grant Program page.

Grants Awarded to the City of Wetaskiwin

The City of Wetaskiwin has been awarded over $20 million in grant funding throughout 2020. 

“Working through an incredibly hard time—both economically and with the pandemic—it is very encouraging to have the support from our provincial and federal partners,” stated City of Wetaskiwin Mayor Tyler Gandam. “While some of our grant dollars this year is based on population and through existing agreements, the City has taken a very active role in pursuing grant funding to help offset our costs which in turn directly benefits our residents and business owners.”

The breakdown of the grants received is as follows:

Community Food Centres Canada

Program Name

Grant Amount


Good Food Access Fund


Support for community members experiencing food security issues as a result of COVID-19 including food hampers, produce and gift cards

Good Food Access Fund


Gift cards to further support community members experiencing food security issues as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Government of Alberta

Program Name

Grant Amount


Alberta Municipal Water Wastewater Partnership


Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades

Community and Regional Economic Support program


Economic development investment readiness and attraction report

Community Outreach Coordinator


Community Outreach Coordinator staff position for the City of Wetaskiwin's Intensive Case Management Program.

Municipal Stimulus Funding


Asphalt overlays on 40 avenue (56 Street to 64 Street) and 48 Street south of 37 Avenue of South East Industrial

Municipal Sustainability Initiative


Funding to support 2020 capital projects including the public works shop replacement

Municipal Operating Support Transfer


General Administrative shortfalls associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and actions taken in response to it

Municipal Policing Assistance Grant


Funding to support annual policing costs

Police Officer Grant


Funding for two police officer positions

Social Services Support for COVID-19


Support for community members during COVID-19 including the Feed More program, Community Kitchen Support, hygiene kits and front-line staff

Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program


Lighting upgrades at the Wetaskiwin Regional Airport

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Government of Canada

Program Name

Grant Amount


Canada Summer Jobs


Summer student employment positions

Federal Gas Tax Fund


Funding to support local infrastructure priorities for 2020 including lane line rehabilitation and storm sewer rehabilitation

Reaching Home COVID-19 Emergency Funding


Emergency self isolation supplies for Wetaskiwin's homeless population including sleeping supplies, food, basic necessities, personal protective equipment, and sanitization supplies

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Grand Total