Lacombe, Alberta (April 16, 2021) – The City of Lacombe is pleased to announce initiatives approved to receive funding from the 2021 Recreation and Culture Grant Program, supporting new local programs and services that enhance the quality of life of residents through recreation and/or culture. This is the eighth year of the grant program.
“The City is excited to collaborate with community organizations to give residents opportunities to enjoy recreation and culture experiences in supportive physical and social environments,” said Recreation and Culture Manager Sandi Stewart. “The approved projects will benefit many in our community through promoting free recreation opportunities, encouraging teen girls to stay in sports, providing the opportunity to try snowshoeing, and improving sport accessibility.”
The City of Lacombe provided $15,000 to facilitate the 2021 Recreation and Culture Grant Program. Grant submissions totaling $50,820 were received for consideration, and the Lacombe and District Recreation Parks and Culture Board approved the allocation of the funds at their April 14, 2021, meeting.
Below is a list of organizations that received funding through the program:
|County of Lacombe Lifelong Learning||Supporting Free Opportunities Initiative||$1000|
|Shadow Box||Punch Like a Girl||$3500|
|Mary C Moore Library||Snowshoe Borrowing||$3500|
|Team Jigger Foundation||Sledge Hockey||$5000|
|Kidsport Lacombe County||Kidsport Lacombe County||$2000|
|Total Grant Allocations||$15,000 available $0 left||$15,000|
For more information, please contact:
Recreation and Culture Manager
Phone: (403) 782-1266
Communications and Community Engagement Coordinator
Phone: (403) 782-1236