FCSS grant application

Applicants must be eligible under the Family and Community Support Services Act and Regulation. Preference will be given to volunteer not-for-profit organizations registered under the Societies Act that:

  • Help people to develop independence, strengthen coping skills and become more resistant to crisis
  • Help people to develop interpersonal and group skills which enhance constructive relationships
  • Help people and communities to assume responsibility for decisions and actions which affect them
  • Provide support that helps sustain people as active participants in the community

All funding allocations will be approved by City Council.


Grants cannot be used for

  • Recreation
  • Public health transportation
  • Direct assistance including money, food, clothing or shelter, to sustain an individual or family
  • Rehabilitation
  • Services provided by other government agencies

FCSS grant application process

Thank you for your interest in Airdrie FCSS grant funding. Applications for 2018 funding are now closed.

Applications for the 2019 funding will open in August 2018. Check this site for updates closer to the date.

Airdrie FCSS applications are administered in a two-step process: the Letter of Intent and the full Application.

The Letter of Intent helps determine a program’s basic FCSS eligibility as set out by the Province. Once approved by Airdrie FCSS, the full Application will be made accessible.

As of 2017, Airdrie FCSS accepts grant applications via its online Portal.

To access the Portal, please follow the link: Airdrie FCSS Portal. Please read the Application Guide for instructions (see link at bottom of this page).


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