Community Grants

Are you interested in creating some new and innovative community programs or initiatives? Applications to the Chestermere Community Grant Funding Program for 2023 will open on March 27.

Applications should enhance local amenities in sports and recreation, arts, culture, history and the social well-being of the residents of Chestermere. 
Project proposals should provide benefit to Chestermere residents and facilitate local activities which engage a broad section of the community.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Complete the 2023 Community Grant Application and email to before the deadline of May 5th, 2023 at 4:00pm

Grant Guidelines

Grant Guidelines

Download the Community Grant Information Package

In order to be eligible to receive funding projects must:
- Primarily serve Chestermere residents.
- Be open to the public and/or allow reasonable public access.
- Demonstrate the need for financial assistance and demonstrate active fundraising efforts.
- Not be a duplicate of an existing project/program/service/event.

Community Grants evaluation

Evaluation Criteria

Applications are evaluated by the Human Services Advisory and Grant Funding Adjudication Committee against a number of criteria and then recommendations will be presented to Council.

Evaluation criteria includes:
· Alignment with Council’s strategic priorities
· Community need and support for the project
· Effectiveness of the project strategy and implementation plan
· Value demonstrated in the project budget.

Community Grants Info

More Information

Funding of the Community Grant program is subject to annual budget approval by Chestermere City Council.

Please submit any questions via e-mail