The City of Grande Prairie is proud to offer a multitude of funding and granting opportunities to support local individuals and organizations who are making a positive impact in our community. Whether  you're an athlete, an artist, a community organizer or a business owner there are financial supports available to help meet your goals!

View all of our available funding and grants opportunities in the directory below. 

Category: Community
The 2010 Arctic Winter Games Legacy Fund offers funding to bring new and exciting recreation, sporting and cultural events for youth to Grande Prairie and region. Funding is rewarded to new events (1st year) or a sporting or cultural event that does not occur each year.
Category: Arts Development
The City of Grande Prairie accepts applications for festival funding, based on specific criteria, for groups and/or individuals wishing to apply for funds. Applicants are advised that if successful here, their request will not be considered under any other grant process administered by the City.
Category: Arts Development
The purpose of this fund is to support and encourage the development of local artists and groups involved in the arts.
Category: Arts Development
This funding is designed to support and encourage the development of local artists and groups involved in the arts.
Category: Arts Development
The Arts Development Operational & Performance Group funding stream is meant to assist organizations and groups who provide support to the arts community and performance groups in reaching the next level of development, expression, or performance. This funding will assist those groups in providing arts and culture activities, programs, and events in Grande Prairie.
Category: Arts Development
This funding is designed to support programs/projects which foster and promote the enjoyment of visual, literary and performing arts by local artists and groups that contribute to the cultural fabric of the community (e.g. exhibitions, displays, preservation of art)
Category: Economic Recovery Program
The Barrier-Free Grant is designed to promote a business environment that is accessible to all residents, visitors and employees, through financial incentives for commercial property and business owners to invest in Accessibility Improvement Projects. The Barrier-Free Grant is a matching grant that will provide 50% of project costs up to a maximum of $10,000 for eligible Accessibility Improvement Projects.
Category: Economic Recovery Program
A 50% matching grant for up to a maximum $15,000 for any façade improvement, landscaping or patio project that improves aesthetic appeal, pedestrian access and safety of a commercial, retail or mixed use building.
Category: Recognition Awards
This award is to recognize volunteer organizations or foundations in Grande Prairie that have provided outstanding contributions to the community through meritorious service, voluntary contributions and exemplary community development having a direct, positive effect on residents of the City of Grande Prairie
Category: Development Incentives and Grants
A four-year annual rebate equal to 100% of the general municipal tax portion of the Incremental Assessed Value of the property in the first year, decreasing by 25% annually for three additional years.
Category: Development Incentives and Grants
A grant matching 50% of construction costs up to a maximum grant amount of $25,000. An eligible Business Revitalization Grant amount shall not be less $5,000 or more than $25,000.
Category: Community
The City provides financial support to various community groups or agencies who provide programs and services that benefit the City of Grande Prairie and its residents.
Category: Community
The Community Improvement Grant provides opportunities for community groups and residents to start innovative and creative projects to improve the community.
Category: Downtown Incentives Program
APPLICATIONS CLOSED. The Demolition Grant is a matching grant that provides business owners with 50% of the Hard Costs of demolition, up to a maximum of $50,000.
Category: Community
This funding will be given to community groups or agencies based upon urgent need. Community groups or agencies must provide a business case for the funding, including indication of financial need (including financial statements).
Category: Downtown Incentives Program
The Façade Improvement Grant is a matching grant that will provide 50% of the project cost up to the lesser of $750 per Front Foot or a total of $50,000 for Façade Improvement Projects in the Downtown Incentives Program Boundary. 
Category: Recognition Awards
The George Repka Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have made a major contribution in the areas of recreation, culture, or social services to the community.
Category: Community
The City is pleased to offer funding to festivals and sporting events that have a tourism draw of 100 km or greater, resulting in at least 35% of attendance by visitors to our community.
Category: Economic Recovery Program
The Local Marketing Grant will pay up to 50% to a maximum of $2,500 for the creation of a marketing plan or marketing content that aims to drive cash flow to the business and supports economic recovery. Collaborative projects involving three or more businesses will be eligible for 75% of funding up to $7,500. The intent is to drive tourism efforts, enhance the visitor experience, encourage place making and create natural partnerships and itineraries.
Category: Development Incentives and Grants
A grant equal to 100 % of the City imposed portions of all Inspection Services Permit Fees, Engineering Services Fees and Planning & Development Fees to a maximum of $10,000. Land Use Bylaw Amendment Fees may be rebated 100% for an approved application and 50% for applications not approved. 
Category: Development Incentives and Grants
10-year annual rebate equal to 100% of the general municipal tax portion of the Incremental Assessed Value of the property in the first year, decreasing by 10% annually for nine additional years.
Category: Downtown Incentives Program
APPLICATIONS CLOSED. The Patio Grant is a 50% matching grant, up to $5,000 to encourage business owners in the downtown area to invest in the addition of an outdoor patio.
Category: Athletic
Pursuit of Excellence Athlete Development funding is provided to assist in the training and development of individual athletes who are pursuing excellence in their chosen sport.
Category: Athletic
The Bob Neufeld Scholarship provides up to 4 scholarships of $1,200 annually to individuals who are pursuing excellence in their chosen sport(s). Applications can be from individual athletes, volunteer coaches or officials who have a desire to further their expertise in their chosen sport.
Category: Athletic
Coaching education is the number one priority with Pursuit of Excellence. Funding is available to assist coaches, referees, officials, and other volunteers to attend training opportunities to further their expertise in their chosen sport. This funding prioritizes coaching education, particularly locally through clinics, conferences, and symposiums.
Category: Athletic
In 2006, Grande Prairie resident and former Canadian Freestyle Ski Team athlete Ryan Blais established the Come Fly with Me Legacy Fund: an endowment held with the Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta as a result of the firsthand experience and support he received from our community and region throughout his athletic pursuits.
Category: Athletic
Funding of up to $1,000 is available to support local training, specialized courses and coach development. Sport organizations are encouraged to offer training locally to allow for a greater number of coaches, officials, and volunteers to benefit from the training. The funding that could potentially be awarded would help cover:
Category: Athletic
Two $2500.00 scholarships are given out annually through the Pursuit of Excellence Perky McCullough International Excellence Scholarship Fund to support local high performance athletes who have demonstrated the ability to compete at the international level. 
Category: Athletic
Pursuit of Excellence provides travel assistance to athletes and teams to attend national and international events.
Category: Development Incentives and Grants
A $15,000 grant per infill lot for new construction or reconstruction projects.
Category: Economic Recovery Program
A grant equal to 25% of Registration Costs for owner and/or employee Training and Education Initiatives over $300 per person to a maximum grant amount of $2,500 per business; OR a grant equal to 50% of Registration Costs for owner and/or employee Training and Education Initiatives $300 or less per person to a maximum grant amount of $1,250 per business.
Category: Downtown Incentives Program
APPLICATIONS CLOSED. To encourage the addition of residential units in the downtown area, eligible projects may receive grants up to $10,000 per Dwelling Unit for apartment buildings and $15,000 per Dwelling Unit for Mixed-Use Apartment Buildings located within the Downtown Incentives Program Boundary.