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Blackfalds Family & Community Support Services Accepting Grant Applications

posted on Apr 9 2019

Blackfalds, Alberta (April 9, 2019) – Blackfalds Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) Advisory Board will be reviewing grant applications at the May 16, 2019 regular meeting of the Board. Each year, Blackfalds FCSS reviews applications for social preventative programming and allocates budgeted granting dollars to various groups and organizations in the community.

In past years, Blackfalds FCSS grant funding has supported a variety of projects in the community including, but not limited to:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) In School Mentoring and Traditional Mentoring programs,
  • Game On, facilitated by BBBS for grade 5 & 6 boys,
  • Social Emotional programming at the Iron Ridge Elementary Campus of Wolf Creek Public Schools,
  • Guest Speakers targeting resiliency, self-esteem, healthy relationships, empowerment and other social prevention topics at all schools,
  • First Nations, Metis, Inuit programming and resources in schools,
  • Alcohol and Drug Awareness opportunities.

If you belong to a group or organization that supports and delivers programming whose primary focus is social service to build and enhance the social well-being of Blackfalds residents, and could benefit from grant funding, this opportunity to apply is for you.

Application forms MUST be completed and submitted no later than May 9, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

For questions about your application please contact Blackfalds FCSS at 403.600.9066

For more information visit blackfalds.com/fcss

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For more information:

Sue Bornn

Family & Community Support Services Manager

Town of Blackfalds

403.885.6247

sbornn@blackfalds.com

 

 

Dean Turnquist

Communications Officer

Town of Blackfalds

403.885.6259

dturnquist@blackfalds.com