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Grants and Support

Are you thinking about planning an event in Lethbridge?  We are here to help.

Sports Bid Committee

This Committee is here to help your group put together a professional, well-thought-out bid by providing:

  • expertise in putting the bid together
  • bid package development and samples
  • information on amenities, accommodations & facilities in Lethbridge
    financial assistance for the bid
  • a link to volunteers, experience and support systems

Contact the Lethbridge Sport Council by calling 403.320.5412 or visit LethbridgeSportCouncil.ca


Civic Hosting Grant

This grant is to provide funds to help your organizations bid and/or host conferences, conventions, meetings, cultural events or sport events.

Support for bidding and event sponsorship may come in the form of one or more of the following: direct grants, gifts in kind (city services), minor capital investment in facilities, and/or equipment that provides a legacy that can be utilized for other events.

   Civic Hosting Application


Community Event Support Grant

 We recognize the value of special events and the contribution they make to the vitality of our community. Your City has established this program to provide funding support.

For more information CLICK HERE  

Community Event Support Application



Heart of Our City Downtown Activity Grant

This grant provides funds to Lethbridge organizations to host events that help to create an exciting and vibrant downtown, and to attract audiences to the Heart of Our City. The deadline is October 31, 2016 for events taking place in 2017.

HoC 2017 Application Form



Major Community Event Hosting Grant

This grant is intended for events of significant size, that would have an economic benefit and enhance the profile and visibility of the city.  To enquire about this grant, please contact either Lori Harasem at 403-360-1720 or lori.harasem@lethbridge.ca or Travis Grindle at 403-329-7394 or travis.grindle@lethbridge.ca

Please see this flowchart for information on the process required to request funding from this grant.




For more information on these grants, please contact

Lori Harasem at 403.320.4716 or lori.harasem@lethbridge.ca 


Please note: Information on the Community Capital Project Grant can be found on this page