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RMWB: Games Legacy Grant

As a result of hosting the 1985 Alberta Summer Games, 1992 Alberta Winter Games, 2003 Alberta Senior Games and 2004 Arctic Winter Games, a Games Legacy grant was created with surplus monies from these events.

To support athletes, performers, artists, teams, coaches or instructors in Wood Buffalo to:

  • develop their skills through training, programs or activities in amateur sport, arts and/or culture
  • participate in provincial, national or international level competitions, including the North American Indigenous Games
  • to promote and develop future local talent within the community
  • support residents to achieve their maximum potential

During the Call for Applications, Community Investment Program (CIP) staff are available to answer any questions.

A pre-application meeting is encouraged for new applicants or any applicant looking for more information. During a pre-application meeting, CIP staff will review eligibility, how the grant process works, accessing and completing applications in the Online Grant Portal, and other key information.

To schedule a pre-application meeting, you may send a request to Pulse. In your request, please provide:

  • applicant name
  • grant stream(s) you are interested in applying to
  • a brief description of what you plan to apply for
  • your availability for a virtual meeting

Funding Amounts

  • Athletes, performers, artists, coaches or instructors may be granted a maximum of $1,500
  • Teams, nonprofit organizations, or groups may be granted a maximum of $3,000

September 7, 2022: Call for Applications Closes – deadline to submit your application is 4:30 p.m. MST.