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Community Grants

KICKSTART Community Grants

Applications accepted while funds last

The Town of Rocky Mountain House has launched a community Kickstart Grant Program, to assist non-profit organizations safely recover from the effects of the covid-19 pandemic.

$100,000 is available to Town-based organizations (up to $5,000 each) to support public events in taking place in 2021. Events must have a strong local purchasing component, and be held in Town or at a Town-owned facility. Council approved the Kickstart Grant Program at its regular meeting on June 8.

All non-profit groups operating within the Town of Rocky Mountain House are eligible to apply. The event may be free or ticketed, but must be open to the public to attend. Organizations must agree to purchase all items/supplies from local businesses (some exceptions), and the applicant must adhere to all provincial Covid-19 public health regulations in place at the time of the event. 

Some examples of eligible events include concerts, music festivals, talent shows, indoor/outdoor markets, fundraising dinners, car shows, educational training, sporting events and more.

Download the application here and get started planning your event!

Grant applications will be accepted until December 1, 2021, or until the grant monies run out.

View news release



Small and Large Community Grants

Application deadlines: March 31 and September 30 each year.

The Town of Rocky Mountain House has established a Community Grant Program to provide financial assistance towards projects or events that are community-driven, to enhance and enrich the Town of Rocky Mountain House. Locally-based, registered non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply. 

Large grant applications - up to $5,000 - are considered twice a year. Applications should be received by March 31 or Sept. 30 for spring and fall intakes. 

Small grant applications - up to $500 - are considered upon request.

View eligibility requirements and download the application package here.


Approved Grant Applications

View approved applications for large, small and kickstart grants.

Event and dateHosting organizationAmount approved
National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21, 2021 and
Canada's Multiculturalism Day June 27, 2021
Âsokêwin Friendship Centre$5,000
Rainbow Ford Charity BBQ July 3, 2021Rocky Firemen's Association$4,000
Central Alberta Air Tour July 10, 2021Rocky Chamber of Commerce$2,000
Hidden Gems Mustang Show/BBQ and Casual Show & Shine July 17, 2021
ROAR Society$5,000
Charity BBQ & Casual Show & Shine July 24, 2021
Rocky Support Services Society
$5,000
Hidden Gems Mustang Show & Shine August 7, 2021
Rocky SAR$5,000
Family Movie Night at North Saskatchewan River Park August 19, 2021Rocky Mountain Chuckwagon Association
$5,000
Battle of the Rockies August 20-22, 2021
Rocky Mountain Chuckwagon Association
$5,000
Indigenous Games at Battle of the Rockies August 20-22, 2021
Âsokêwin Friendship Centre
$5,000
All Out Skate Jam August 28, 2021
Rocky Knights Soccer
$5,000
Demo Derby August 29, 2021Rocky Lions Club$5,000
Raffle and Silent Auction August through October 2021Friends of Pioneer Middle School Society
$5,000
Fire Prevention October 7, 2021 2021 Event Cancelled Rocky Firemen's Association$1,000
Trailblazers Open House September 11, 2021Rocky Trail Blazers Hockey
$5,000
Grandparent's Day Food and Music Festival September 11, 2021
Rocky Filipino Canadian Association
$5,000
Terry Fox Run September 19, 2021Terry Fox Foundation$193
Dinner and Dance September 25, 2021 Event Postponed
Compassionate Care Hospice Society
$5,000
Reopening Bonspiel October 1-3, 2021
Rocky Curling Club
$5,000
Rocky School Centennial Celebration October 7, 2021  Event Postponed
Ecole Rocky Elementary
$5,000
Halloween Extravaganza October 31, 2021 
Âsokêwin Friendship Centre Society Legacy Youth Program
$5,000
Stone Soup for Housing Community Consultation November 4, 2021Mountain Rose Women’s Shelter Association
$2,000
Dueling Pianos November 13, 2021
West Country Family Services Association
$5,000
27th Annual Christmas Craft Sale November 20, 2021  2021 Event Cancelled
Arts & Crafts Guild
$2,129
Christmas with Kin November 25 through 27, 2021Kinsmen Club of Rocky Mountain House$5,000
Christmas Eve Fireworks December 24, 2021Kinsmen Club of Rocky Mountain House
$5,000
New Years Eve Community Celebration December 31, 2021
Rocky Rams Hockey
$5,000
OrganizationAmount
Rocky Christian School$1,424.25
West Country Family Services Association$1,000
OrganizationAmount
Compassionate Care Hospice Society$500
Medical Equipment Lending Society of West Central Alberta
$500
RMH Minor Football Association
$500
Rocky Rush Cheerleading Club
$500
Rocky Mountain House Speed Skating Club$500