The Rural Municipality of Woodlands Grant Program provides financial support to projects that enhance its communities and the quality of life of residents. Each year the RM receives more grant requests than it can fund, thus the objective of this program is to treat all organizations fairly and share available resources throughout the Municipality.
All funding decisions are made based on local needs and priorities within the limitations of Council’s approved budget, strategic goals and objectives.
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PDF - RM of Woodlands Grant Policy
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Community Enhancement Grants are for organizations who are requesting UNDER $5000 to assist with execution of a one-time special event or project. Preference will be given to activities of a cultural nature, that are community enriching, or that are for public enjoyment. Requests for $500 or less only require the budget portion of the application to be filled out. Requests between $500 and $5000 must be accompanied by a copy of your organization’s most current financial report and other sources of revenue.
Major Projects Grants are for community organizations requesting funding of $5000 or more to offset costs related to infrastructure development, beautification, environmental sustainability and other major activities. Note: If your organization has a member appointed by the RM (i.e. representation by a councillor, staff member or other), your organization must have a financial audit completed at your expense. This is only required if you are both requesting $5000 or more AND have RM representation.
Operations & Annual Support Grants are for community organizations requesting support for such things as donations to annual charitable events, or assistance with other operational expenses. Requests for $500 or less only require the budget portion of the application to be filled out. Requests between $500 and $5000 must be accompanied by a copy of your organization’s most current financial report and other sources of revenue.
COVID-19 Support Grants are for community organizations who have lost significant income because they were forced to close due to COVID-19 regulations. To qualify, applicants must provide comparative financial statements covering the last 3 years.