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:
- Grant-In-Aid Policy (CO-019) (PDF)
- Grant-In-Aid Application (CO-019-2) FILLABLE (PDF)
- Grant-in-Aid Final Report (PDF)
For additional information please contact the City of Wetaskiwin at 780.361.4409 or email email@example.com.
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
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
Subtotal of section
Government of Alberta
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
Subtotal of section
Government of Canada
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
Subtotal for section