The Town of Innisfail recently announced the recipients of a number of the grants available to the community. On Tuesday, April 5, Mayor Jean Barclay was honoured to present each recipient with their grant funds.
Innisfail Community Grants are available to local organizations accessing funding for recreation, culture or sport programs/events. Eligible programs must be related to arts & culture, parks & environment, and recreation, sport & leisure.
The Henday Association for Lifelong Learning/ Welcoming & Inclusive Communities Committee received $2,500 for their Community Mural Project. Accepting the cheque on behalf of the project organizers were Tasha Busch and Heidi Nelson.
Funded by a contribution from the Innisfail Solar Corporation/Elemental Energy, the Community Benefit Grant is available to groups such as charities, not-for-profit societies, organizations/associations, and schools for projects, events or initiatives related to environmental awareness & enhancement, social & community welfare, and arts & culture.
This year’s Community Benefit Grant recipients were:
Innisfail Music Program
Band Uniforms – $725
Pictured: Melody McKnight and Pat McKellar
Innisfail & District Historical Society
Entrance Gate – $4,925
Pictured: Lawrence Gould
United Way Central Alberta
Period Promise Dispensers – $2,800
Pictured: Brett Speight
Innisfail Public Library
Green Space Development – $1,500
Pictured: Lindsey Budd
Innisfail Special Events Planning Society
2022 Harvest Festival – $1,100
Pictured: Jamie Flaman and Rhamona Miller
The Town of Innisfail would like to congratulate all of this year’s grant recipients and we look forward to all the great projects that will come to fruition in 2022.
We also remind community members that grant funds are still available for the 2022 calendar year through the Town’s Community Grant program. Visit www.innisfail.ca/grants for more information.