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Who Can Participate in a Neighbourhood Association?
How do I Start a Neighbourhood Association?
What Can I Expect from a Neighbourhood Association?
What Sorts of Initiatives Can I Get Involved In ?
Q: Who Can Participate in a Neighbourhood Association?
A:
  • All residents, property owners and businesses within the defined boundary of a Neighbourhood Association are automatically members
  • There is no fee to belong
  • Participation can be as Involved as sitting on the Board of Directors or as simple as coming out to block party
Q: How do I Start a Neighbourhood Association?
A:

After establishing interest in the community for your Neighbourhood Association you can:

Information Session

  • Hold an information session that will explain the value of Creating a Neighbourhood Association. The Neighbourhood Association Office and the city of Grande Prairie will assist you with the Planning and Promotion of your Meeting.

Generate Awareness

  • Continue to generate awareness, support and excitement to form your association

Form your Association

  • Work with the Neighbourhood Association Coordinator to form your Association

Get Recognized

  • Once formed the City will Recognize you as an Official Organization and your will receive $2500 Annually for an Operating Budget

Make a Difference

  • Get Involved, have fun and make a Difference in your Neighbourhood!
Q: What Can I Expect from a Neighbourhood Association?
A:
  • A Neighbourhood that is Clean, Safe and Meeting the needs of Residents
  • Have Fun with Great Community Building Events! Block Parties, Community Garage Sales, Neighbourhood Christmas Light Competitions, Family Fun Days & more..
  • Availability of Local and provincial Grants
  • Ability to Fundraise
  • Access to Insurance for Community Events
  • Partnering Opportunities with City Departments, Local Businesses and Other Associations
Q: What Sorts of Initiatives Can I Get Involved In ?
A:

Planning and Development

Parks, Skating Rinks, Sports Courts, Water Parks, Community Gardens

Go Green

Recycling Programs, Shredding, Composting, spring Cleans

Community Building

Seasonal Events, BBQ's, Block Parties, Activity Kits, Youth Programs, Garage Sales

Community Safety

Safety Committees, Crime Prevention, Community Education

Clubs & Groups

Babysitting, Snow Removal, Walking, Kids Play Groups

Fundraising

Local Schools and Charities