Grants

Do you have a project designed to save energy or help the environment? Our annual community grants can help you plant trees, naturalize an area or create energy efficiency.

Grants range in value from $1,000 to $3,000 and are available to municipalities within our service area.

Tree Planting Project

Add trees to improve schoolyards and public areas, like parks and playgrounds, with one of four $2,500 grants. Tell us about your tree planting initiative and how it will benefit your community.

Congratulations to the 2017 Tree Planting Grant recipients:

Town of Athabasca Refining Athabasca Riverfront Park by planting Elm trees.

Town of Blackfalds Add a Pocket Fruit Park that would provide trees, edible fruit trees and shrubs.
Claresholm Tree Planting Grant
Flagstaff County/Hamlet of Strome Replace decaying or defective trees in the Hamlet of Strome that will need to be removed.

Town of Granum Plant trees around the Recreation Center as part of their revitalization.
 

Community Naturalization Grant

We offer communities in our service area the opportunity to win one of 10 $2,500 grants. Through these grants, we seek to support our municipal customers with developing and improving environmentally-friendly programs and facilities in their communities. We would love to hear what you are doing to enhance the quality of life of your residents! 

Our 2017 recipients are:  

Town of Barrhead Purchase recycling containers to install in downtown and parks

Town of Bassano Install energy efficient LED lighting at the community hall

Beaver Lake Cree Nation Plant community fruit and berry orchard

Village of Foremost Put in irrigation system and plant grass to make tree farm more accessible

Lacombe County Start composting program and pollinator garden

Town of Legal Enhance the revitalization and beautification efforts of 50 Avenue

Town of Milk River Install fully accessible playground at the Milk River Elementary School

Town of Taber Plant trees and place dog waste bags along a section of trail

Village of Warburg Build a gazebo in the community park

Summer Village of Val Quentin Expand playgrounds with toddler swing sets and complete construction of the gazebo

Save Energy Grants

Save Energy Grants range in value from $1,000 to $5,000 and are available to municipalities including schools and businesses within our service area.

Our Save Energy Grants program is designed to assist with energy efficiency projects.

 

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Green Up school grants

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Our Green Up grant program is designed to help create or enhance an environmental program for students in Elementary/Junior High schools. Schools in our service area will receive a grant of $2,500 to implement an environmental education program. All schools in our service area are eligible to apply.

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ZAP Program

ZAP Program

Every year, our ZAP Program teaches 5,000 students how to stay safe around electricity.

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