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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.