• 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.  

2021 Funding Application Deadline: November 30, 2020

2021 Application Deadlines

2021 Funding Applications are now being accepted. 

2021 Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) funding deadline is November 30, 2020.

2020 FUNDING PRESENTATIONS were scheduled for the evenings of:

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021
  • Wednesday, January 13, 2021
  • $280,000 in FCSS funding will be available in Okotoks for 2021. 
Apply for 2021 Funding

Please complete the 2021 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.  We stongly encourage all applicants to contact us to disucss your application prior to submission. 

2020 Funding Reports

Reports aredue by January 31, 2021.   These can be completed by filling out the grey boxes on your 2020 Regional FCSS Application Form.

Funded Agencies

In 2020, $235,600 was given to 14 programs to support people in Okotoks and area.

Agencies and programs supported by the Town of Okotoks FCSS Funding in 2020

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. 

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

Apply for 2020 Funding

2020 Funding Applications were accepted until April 8, 2020.

Funding for 2020 is currently closed.  Please check back in January 2021 for information on 2021 funding. 

2020 Funding Reports

Reports are due by January 31, 2021.  Reports are to be completed on the United Way database. 

Funded Agencies

In 2020, $85,000 was given to 8 programs to support people in Okotoks and area.

2020 United Way/Okotoks Partnership Funded Agencies