KICKSTART Community Grants
Applications accepted while funds last
The Town of Rocky Mountain House has launched a community Kickstart Grant Program, to assist non-profit organizations safely recover from the effects of the covid-19 pandemic.
$100,000 is available to Town-based organizations (up to $5,000 each) to support public events in taking place in 2021. Events must have a strong local purchasing component, and be held in Town or at a Town-owned facility. Council approved the Kickstart Grant Program at its regular meeting on June 8.
All non-profit groups operating within the Town of Rocky Mountain House are eligible to apply. The event may be free or ticketed, but must be open to the public to attend. Organizations must agree to purchase all items/supplies from local businesses (some exceptions), and the applicant must adhere to all provincial Covid-19 public health regulations in place at the time of the event.
Some examples of eligible events include concerts, music festivals, talent shows, indoor/outdoor markets, fundraising dinners, car shows, educational training, sporting events and more.
Grant applications will be accepted until December 1, 2021, or until the grant monies run out.
Small and Large Community Grants
Application deadlines: March 31 and September 30 each year.
The Town of Rocky Mountain House has established a Community Grant Program to provide financial assistance towards projects or events that are community-driven, to enhance and enrich the Town of Rocky Mountain House. Locally-based, registered non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply.
Large grant applications - up to $5,000 - are considered twice a year. Applications should be received by March 31 or Sept. 30 for spring and fall intakes.
Small grant applications - up to $500 - are considered upon request.
Approved Grant Applications
View approved applications for large, small and kickstart grants.
|Event and date||Hosting organization||Amount approved|
|National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21, 2021 and|
Canada's Multiculturalism Day June 27, 2021
|Âsokêwin Friendship Centre||$5,000|
|Rainbow Ford Charity BBQ July 3, 2021||Rocky Firemen's Association||$4,000|
|Central Alberta Air Tour July 10, 2021||Rocky Chamber of Commerce||$2,000|
|Hidden Gems Mustang Show/BBQ and Casual Show & Shine July 17, 2021||ROAR Society||$5,000|
|Charity BBQ & Casual Show & Shine July 24, 2021||Rocky Support Services Society||$5,000|
|Hidden Gems Mustang Show & Shine August 7, 2021||Rocky SAR||$5,000|
|Family Movie Night at North Saskatchewan River Park August 19, 2021||Rocky Mountain Chuckwagon Association||$5,000|
|Battle of the Rockies August 20-22, 2021||Rocky Mountain Chuckwagon Association||$5,000|
|Indigenous Games at Battle of the Rockies August 20-22, 2021||Âsokêwin Friendship Centre||$5,000|
|All Out Skate Jam August 28, 2021||Rocky Knights Soccer||$5,000|
|Demo Derby August 29, 2021||Rocky Lions Club||$5,000|
|Raffle and Silent Auction August through October 2021||Friends of Pioneer Middle School Society||$5,000|
|Trailblazers Open House September 11, 2021||Rocky Trail Blazers Hockey||$5,000|
|Grandparent's Day Food and Music Festival September 11, 2021||Rocky Filipino Canadian Association||$5,000|
|Terry Fox Run September 19, 2021||Terry Fox Foundation||$193|
|Reopening Bonspiel October 1-3, 2021||Rocky Curling Club||$5,000|
|Halloween Extravaganza October 31, 2021|
Âsokêwin Friendship Centre Society Legacy Youth Program
|Stone Soup for Housing Community Consultation November 4, 2021||Mountain Rose Women’s Shelter Association||$2,000|
|Dueling Pianos November 13, 2021||West Country Family Services Association||$5,000|
|Christmas with Kin November 25 through 27, 2021||Kinsmen Club of Rocky Mountain House||$5,000|
|Christmas Eve Fireworks December 24, 2021||Kinsmen Club of Rocky Mountain House||$5,000|
|New Years Eve Community Celebration December 31, 2021||Rocky Rams Hockey||$5,000|
|Rocky Christian School||$1,424.25|
|West Country Family Services Association||$1,000|
|Compassionate Care Hospice Society||$500|
|Medical Equipment Lending Society of West Central Alberta||$500|
|RMH Minor Football Association||$500|
|Rocky Rush Cheerleading Club||$500|
|Rocky Mountain House Speed Skating Club||$500|