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  • FCSS Grant Application

Funding Opportunities

FCSS Grant Information

Each year grants for funding are available for non-profit community organizations and social service groups that are involved in the delivery of preventive social services to residents in Okotoks. Organizations interested in receiving funding have the chance to apply each year and must meet provincial funding criteria. The grant application period typically opens in mid October and closes around November 30th of each year, with funding presentations being held in January.

Agencies applying for funding are required to complete an application form and present to the Family and Community Support Services Committee.  All funds must be used in the calendar year in which they were received.  

2020 Funding Application Deadline: November 29, 2019

2020 Application Deadlines

2020 Funding Applications are now being accepted.  

2020 Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) funding deadline is November 29, 2019.

2020 FUNDING PRESENTATIONS are scheduled for the evenings of:

  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • $259,000 in FCSS funding will be available in Okotoks for 2020. 
Apply for 2020 Funding

Please complete the 2020 FCSS Regional Funding Application. Refer to the FCSS Regional Funding Application Instructions and Attachment 1: FCSS Measures Bank Provincial Priority Measures to complete the application form.

Completed applications can be emailed to FCSS (see online contact form on the right hand side of page)

If you have any questions about your application please contact the Okotoks FCSS office at 403.995.6329. 

2019 Funding Reports

Reports are due by January 31, 2020.   These can be completed by filling out the grey boxes on your 2019 Regional FCSS Application Form.

Funded Agencies

In 2019, $204,000 was given to 15 programs to support people in Okotoks and area.

Agencies and programs supported by the Town of Okotoks FCSS Funding in 2019

Social Innovation Fund for Pilot Projects Information

The innovation fund is for pilot projects that are innovative or add a new/enhanced element to an existing program while still meeting the FCSS funding criteria.  Agencies are welcome to apply for the innovation fund in addition to other grants.  

There is currently no Social Innovation funding available. 

Funding Reports

2019 Funding Reports

2019 funding reports are due by January 31, 2020. 

United Way/Okotoks Partnership Grant Information

The United Way/Okotoks Partnership provides funding to non-profit organizations for programs that address social needs of Okotoks and area residents.

Our Funding Focus: Strong Communities – Lasting Impact...committed to increasing positive social outcomes for Okotoks and area

Funding Applications are now closed.

Apply for 2019 Funding

Funding Applications will be accepted until March 29, 2019.

To apply, please complete the 2019 United Way/Okotoks Partnership Funding Application Form 

Completed applications can be emailed to unitedway@okotoks.ca

2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Friday, March 29. 2019

2019 FUNDING PRESENTATIONS:  Tuesday, April 30, 2019

If you have any questions about your application please contact the Okotoks FCSS office at 403.995-6329. 

2018 Funding Reports

Reports are due by January 31, 2019.  Reports are to be completed on the United Way database. 

Funded Agencies

In 2018, $90,160 was given to 12 programs to support people in Okotoks and area.

2018 United Way Calgary and Area Partnership Grants