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Posted on: June 9, 2020

COUNCIL APPROVES $54K IN COMMUNITY GRANTS

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A total of 25 local groups were approved for Town of Cochrane Community Grant funding at the June 8 Council meeting.

The Town of Cochrane supports local groups with funding for projects, events or capital expenditures.

This year, Council approved $60,000 for the Community Grants program as part of the 2020 budget. The Town received 26 requests for funding; 25 met the policy criteria for a total of $54,116.

Organizations can apply for up to 50% funding for projects, events or capital expenses, to a maximum of $2,500. Funds must be used within 12 months of receipt.

Funding requests are reviewed in consideration of the Civic Partnerships, Community Grants, and Arts and Culture Endowment Fund policy.

Approved 2020 grants

Bow Valley Rugby Club Post-COVID Registration Subsidies $2,500

Boys & Girls Club Play Structure $2,500

Cochrane Activettes Volunteer Appreciation & Training $1,250

Cochrane & Area Events Society Cochrane Stuff-a-Bus $625

Cochrane & Area Events Society New Year’s Eve Family Celebration $2,500

Cochrane BMX Association Youth Programming $2,500

Cochrane Classic Car Club 9th Annual Show & Shine $2,500

Cochrane Foundation Website Design & Development $2,500

Cochrane Humane Society Memorial Garden $1,950

Cochrane Integrated Arts Society Art Makerspace Furnishing $2,500

Cochrane Lions Event Centre Kids’ Christmas Party $1,075

Cochrane Minor Soccer Equipment Refresh –Soccer Balls $2,500

Cochrane Minor Soccer Coaches’ Training $2,496

Cochrane Public Library Tech Lending Library $2,500

Cochrane Skating Club Spring Ice Show $1,000

Helping Hands September 2020 Food Drive $2,500

Junior Achievement Bow West World of Choices Career Forum $2,500

Kiwanis Club of Cochrane Bike Safety Day Project $1,500

Kiwanis Club of Cochrane Christmas Toy Project $2,500

Lions Club of Cochrane 54th Labour Day Rodeo $2,500

Lions Club of Cochrane Labour Day Rodeo Cabaret $2,500

Mountainview Cowpokes Junior Rodeo MVJR Winter Series $2,500

Parkinson Association of Alberta Flexxair Step ‘n Stride $2,405

Sport 4 Life All Sport One Day $1,825

Teatro Dell’Ecco 2021 Performance: Back to the Universe $2,500

2020 Community Grant total $54,116

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