Three Grants are included in the umbrella of the Downtown Grants; Urban Residential Development Grant, Patio Grant, and the Demolition Grant.
Type: 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.
The City is pleased to offer funding to festivals and sporting events that have a tourism draw of 100 k.m. or greater, resulting in at least 35% of attendance by visitors to our community.
The Neighbourhood Enhancement Matching Grant provides opportunities for Neighbourhood Associations to start innovative and creative community projects to improve their neighbourhoods.
The Parks Improvement Funding Program supports qualifying organizations looking to improve or enhance an existing neighbourhood park.
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.
The Bob Neufeld Scholarship provides up to 4 scholarships of $1,000 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.
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.
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.
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: