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.

Funding priorities for this grant align with the City of Airdrie’s interest in the following:

  • Airdrie planning for an aging population
  • Engaging youth in decision making
  • Creating and strengthening a sense of community
  • The Provincial goal of poverty prevention

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

Airdrie FCSS will be hosting a 2019 FCSS Funding Orientation and information session June 27, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers – 400 Main Street SE.

For more information, please contact Social Planning at 403.948.8800 or email social.planning@airdrie.ca

Letter of intent submission deadline: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018

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.

New agencies must first register under the Agency Login tab on the right side of the home page of the Airdrie FCSS Portal: http://fcss.airdrie.ca


Contact us

Social Planning

P. 403.948.8800

F. 403.948.6567


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