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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
  • a link to volunteers, experience, financial assistance, and support systems

Contact the Lethbridge Destination Management Organization by calling 403.394.2403 or visiting

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 on this grant and how to fill out the application, please click here

For general inquiries regarding the grant, please contact 

Community Event Support Grant Application

Community Event Support Grant Reporting Form

Annual application deadlines: 

  • January 31, 2023 at 4:30 pm
  • May 1, 2023 at 4:30 pm (as April 30th falls on a weekend)
  • July 31, 2023 at 4:30 pm 
  • October 31, 2023 at 4:30 pm

Heart of Our City Re-Imagine Downtown Activation Grant

This grant provides funds to Lethbridge organizations, businesses, and individuals to host events or take on projects that activate underutilized spaces,  to help to create an exciting and vibrant downtown, and to attract community to the Heart of Our City.  For more information on this new grant, please look here.

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 Andrew Malcolm at or Abby Slovack at .

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

For more information on Community Not For Profit Grants:

Contact 311 or 

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