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Wheatland Wind Community Funding

Wheatland Wind Community Benefit Scholarship

Wheatland County has collaborated with Wheatland Wind Project Ltd to offer a Community Benefit Scholarship.

A minimum of one university or college scholarship to be awarded annually to high achieving student(s) currently enrolled in Wheatland County Schools. Eligible applicants who are planning to further their studies in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics in the following year are invited to apply.

Annual maximum per scholarship: $2,000, with an annual maximum of $4,000 for all scholarships.

Application deadline: July 31st

How to Apply: 

Click here to download the application form.

Once completed, please submit your application via email, mail, or in-person.

Email: parks@wheatlandcounty.ca

Mail: Wheatland County

242006 Range Road 243

Wheatland County, AB, T1P 2C4

Attention: Dave Rimes, Community Services Coordinator

In-person: Wheatland County Administration Building

For additional information on the programs, criteria and distribution please review the Wheatland Wind Project Community Benefit Fund or contact Wheatland County’s Community Services Coordinator 403-361-2171 or parks@wheatlandcounty.ca

Wheatland Wind Community Grant

Wheatland Wind Ltd and Wheatland County are pleased to announce and launch the new Community Benefit Grant. The grant is available to groups such as local registered charities, not-for-profits societies, organizations and associations, and schools.

Grant applications for up to $10,000 are being accepted until March 1,  for projects, events or initiatives related to the promotion of:

  • Environmental Enhancement
  • Social Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Health and Wellness
  • Education & Science
  • Emergency Relief

Projects Could Include:

  • Capital projects or equipment for the enhancement of community facilities
  • Community events
  • Art or education programs

How to Apply: 

Click here to download the application form.

Once completed, please submit your application via email, mail, or in-person.

Email: parks@wheatlandcounty.ca

Mail: Wheatland County

242006 Range Road 243

Wheatland County, AB, T1P 2C4

Attention: Dave Rimes, Community Services Coordinator

In-person: Wheatland County Administration Building

For additional information, please contact Wheatland County’s Community Services Coordinator at 403-361-2171 or parks@wheatlandcounty.ca

East Strathmore Solar Project Community Benefit Program

In 2022, the East Strathmore Solar Project/Elemental Energy entered into an agreement with Wheatland County to establish a Community Benefit Contribution Program that would allocate a maximum of $10,000 annually to be distributed through an open application process to community organizations.

Open Allocation (maximum of $10,000 annually):

Funding through the Community Benefit Program is available to Wheatland County based groups/organizations for projects or events that enhance and enrich our community in one of more of the following categories:

  • Environmental Enhancement – projects, events or initiatives that improve environment quality, reduce environmental degradation, or increase community awareness of environment issues.
  • Social Welfare – projects, events or initiatives that provide support to at-risk groups or individuals within the community.
  • Arts and Culture – projects, events or initiatives that celebrate local artists or culture or provide opportunities for groups or individuals to experience or create art.
  • Health and Wellness – projects, events or initiatives that promote healthy lifestyles and choices and general community wellness.
  • Education & Science – projects, events or initiatives that support learning and use of technology and innovation to improve the community.
  • Emergency Relief – projects, events or initiatives that support individuals or businesses to adapt or recover from emergency situations.

Eligibility

Local registered charities, not for profit societies, organization & associations, schools, and other groups as deemed appropriate.

Projects Could Include:

  • Capital projects or equipment for the enhancement of community facilities, community events, art, or education programs.
  • Emergency Relief – projects, events or initiatives that support individuals or businesses to adapt or recover from emergency situations.

Approval Criteria:

  • Community enhancement/enrichment
  • Environmental protection/enhancement
  • Overall community impact
  • Efficient use of funds

Deadline for applications is April  4st, with allocation decisions to be made by June 15th.

How to Apply: 

Click here to download the application form.

Once completed, please submit your application via email, mail, or in-person.

Email: parks@wheatlandcounty.ca

Mail: Wheatland County

242006 Range Road 243

Wheatland County, AB, T1P 2C4

Attention: Dave Rimes, Community Services Coordinator

In-person: Wheatland County Administration Building

For additional information on the programs, criteria and distribution please review the East Strathmore Project/Elemental Energy Community Benefit Fund or contact Wheatland County’s Community Services Coordinator 403-934-3321 or parks@wheatlandcounty.ca

Community Facilities Funding Grant Program

Wheatland County provides operational and capital assistance to non-profit organizations operating community facilities, programs, or services that provide a public benefit to County residents.

Organizations operating within a hamlet or residential community listed below are invited to apply:

  • Carseland
  • Cheadle
  • Cluny
  • Dalum
  • Gleichen
  • Lyalta
  • Namaka
  • Nightingale
  • Rosebud
  • Any other area deemed appropriate by the majority of Council

Community Facilities Funding is awarded annually.

Application deadline: April 8, 2024

How to Apply:

Click here to download the application form.

Once completed, please submit your application via email, mail, or in-person.


Email: parks@wheatlandcounty.ca
Mail: Wheatland County
242006 Range Road 243
Wheatland County, AB, T1P 2C4
Attention: Dave Rimes, Community Services Coordinator
In-person: Wheatland County Administration Building

For additional information on the program’s criteria and distribution, please review the Recreation Policy 14.4 Community Facilities Funding Grant Program or contact Wheatland County’s Community Services Coordinator at 403-361-2171 or parks@wheatlandcounty.ca

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