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2017 Community Capital Project Grants

​​​​​​City Council today awarded matching grants to 16 local non-profit groups to support capital enhancement projects for community-use facilities. This year's recipients of the annual Community Capital Project Grant (CCPG) include local organizations involved in cultural, youth, arts, recreation and family support activities.  

The total of all approved CCPG grants this year is $466,626, funded by the program's annual $450,000 budget and $16,626 in surplus carried forward from previous years.  Amounts of individual grants range from about $3,500 to $100,000 which will go toward projects with a combined total value of $1.5 million.  

Organizations are eligible to apply every two years for up to $200,000 per project to fund one-third of the total project cost. 

"The high number of applicants every year to this program indicates how valuable it is to our community," said Mayor Chris Spearman. "The Community Capital Project Grant program is an amazing way to leverage a small grant from the City to attract contributions from multiple sources to meet our community's needs." 

Federal GST rebates to the City of Lethbridge are used each year to fund the program. It was established by the City in 2004 to support not-for-profit societies' ability to expand and upgrade community-use facilities as well as strengthen their capacity to provide services for their members and the broader community 

Please refer to the Backgrounder below for more information. 

Media Contact:
Gerald Gauthier, Communications Consultant
City of Lethbridge

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2017 City of Lethbridge Community Capital Grant Recipients 

Lethbridge City Council has approved the following 16 qualifying applications for the 2017 Community Capital Project Grant, totaling $466,626: 

Kiwanis Club/Park Meadows School Parent Council             $100,000

Little League District 1                                                           $82,500

Opokaa'sin Early Intervention Society                                   $63,939

Southern Alberta Ethnic Association                                     $38,707

Boys and Girls Club                                                               $33,401

Interfaith Food Bank                                                             $23,351

Lethbridge Association for Community Living                     $21,300

Tecconnect                                                                            $19,790

Henderson Stadium Society                                                  $18,500

Italian Canadian Club                                                            $15,000

Southern Alberta Taiko Society                                            $13,734

Lethbridge Dragon Boat Association                                    $10,000

Lethbridge BMX Association                                                 $8,216

Lethbridge Skating Club                                                        $8,000

Society of the Centre Francophone of Lethbridge                $6,667

Canadian Bhutanese Society                                                 $3,522