March 19, 2021

Community Recreation Grants

Each year, Yellowhead County offers a number of grants to help our community’s registered non-profits with their recreational offerings.

There are 5 recreational grants available to community groups from the Yellowhead County Recreation Board. For information on any grants please contact Crystal McNernie, Parks and Recreation Supervisor at cmcnernie@yellowheadcounty.ab.ca or 780-723-4800.

Visit our Grants & Bursaries page to download the application forms. Forms can also be picked up at our Edson and Wildwood offices.

Available Grants

Community Hall Operational Grant

Registered non-profit groups will be eligible for operational assistance if they are operating a community hall.

Grant Deadline: March 31(reviewed once annually).


Outdoor Amenity Operational Grant

Registered non-profit groups will be eligible for operational assistance if they are operating an outdoor amenity. Amenities include: playgrounds, ski trails, outdoor skating rinks, ball diamonds, soccer pitch, riding arena, hiking trails.

Grant Deadline: March 31(reviewed once annually).


Community Hall/Outdoor Amenity Capital Assistance Grant

Registered non-profit groups will be eligible to apply for funding assistance with capital projects which could include renovations, repairs, furniture purchases, equipment purchases, new facility, new outdoor amenity, etc.

Grant Deadlines: September 30, December 31, March 31, June 15 (reviewed quarterly).


Recreation Program & Event Grant

Registered non-profit groups will be eligible to apply for funding up to $2000 for programs and events that provide cultural, fitness, sport and/or other recreational opportunities to the community.

Grant Deadlines: September 30, December 31, March 31, June 15 (reviewed quarterly).


Art & Recreation Initiatives Fund

Registered non-profit groups will be eligible to apply for funding for new initiatives in recreation and culture facilities, programs and services that will have ongoing benefits to the community.

Grant Deadlines: September 30, December 31, March 31, June 15 (reviewed quarterly).


Visit our Grants & Bursaries page to download the application forms. Forms can also be picked up at our Edson and Wildwood offices.