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