FCSS and united way GrantS

FCSS & United Way Grant 

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This is a partnership between the Town of Cochrane and United Way with one application.

2021 Cochrane Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) and United Way / Cochrane Partnership grant applications are now available. Applications will be accepted until noon on Sep 23, 2020, for the 2021 funding year.

FCSS Mandate: 

Cochrane FCSS gives preference to projects that:

  • are preventative in nature,
  • encourage and support volunteerism and collaboration/partnership, and 
  • address identified community needs.

United Way Mandate: 

United Way funding assists the community through projects that support vulnerable populations. Some examples include programs that:

  • keep residents safe from abuse,
  • assist in developing skills to create healthy futures, or 
  • develop capacity in the community for programs to become sustainable.
If this is a new project, it is recommended that you call to discuss guidelines prior to completing the application. If you have any additional questions regarding the funding process, please contact Kim Krawec, Manager, Cochrane Family & Community Support Services, 403-851-2250. 


Ineligible projects include:

​projects that are strictly for individuals, health, capital projects, education, entrepreneurship, or recreation.

2020 Funding Recommendations Decision Chart