Tags : Funding

Community Foundation accepting applications for grant programs

The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta are now accepting applications for their grant funding program for spring intake. Some of the applications that are open currently include the Rural Life and Community Priorities which is awarding three hundred thousand dollars. Charleen Davidson with the Community Foundation says these grants are super important as […]Read More

Funding of over $11.2 million for Lethbridge organizations

Lethbridge organizations will be receiving over $11.2 million dollars in funding from the federal government. The money will go to groups such as the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge College, the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers and the Lethbridge and District Exhibition. Dan Vandal, minister for Prairies Economic Development Canada says the funding is for 18 projects […]Read More

CTF says CBC needs to be defunded

The federal director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Franco Terrazzano, says instead of the CBC going on a cross Canada tour promoting itself to Canadians it needs to be defunded. Terrazzano also talks about how the union representing CRA employees is asking for a HUGE raise for its members. He explains in this short Q […]Read More

Over $300,000 dished out to local organizations

The Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta has dished out $307,970 in grants to local organizations here in our city. The grants are through Community Priorities Granting Program, which is awarding $220,970 to 27 projects. As well as the Henry S. Varley Fund for Rural Life, giving out $87,000 to six projects. The money […]Read More

Stirling pool undergoing construction

The Village of Stirling’s pool is currently undergoing some massive upgrades. Back in November Stirling received close $319,943 from the Canada Community Revitalization Fund. The village will contribute the remaining funds which will total $600,000. The CAO of Stirling, Scott Donselaar, says these upgrades are much needed. “With the pool we’ve been able to add […]Read More

Construction on a new playground in Galt Gardens set to

Construction on a new playground in Galt Gardens will soon begin after the city was awarded $375,000 from the Government of Canada’s Revitalization fund. The money will be on a 75 to 25 per cent basis meaning the city will be putting forward over $100,000 for the inclusive playground. The facility will feature a rubber […]Read More

Over $5.3 million in funding for post-secondary institutions

The Alberta government invested over $5.3 million into the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge College and Medicine Hat College through the Alberta at Work initiative. The money will go toward supporting programs in agriculture, health care, science and IT and provide 84 new seats over three years in these programs. The U of L will receive […]Read More

Okotoks and Black Diamond to host 2023 Alberta Summer Games

Athletes in our province are getting set to compete in the 2023 Alberta Summer Games. The event will be hosted by Okotoks and Black Diamond, with the province investing $420,000 into the games. There was an additional $70,000 that will go to cultural activities. Government officials say the games will generate close to $3-million for […]Read More

New funding for Lethbridge Airport

The Lethbridge Airport is set to receive some much needed improvements in the form of customer experience. The City of Lethbridge received $583,480 from Western Economic Diversification Canada’s Regional Air Transportation Initiative that will be given to the airport. There are plans to install a common use terminal system, self check-in, baggage system upgrade, powered […]Read More

Funding for non-profits after Lethbridge Summer Games cancellation

The Lethbridge 2020 Alberta Summer Games were forced to be cancelled due to the pandemic. Around 3,000 participants were set to compete in 14 sports over the four day event. This has resulted in $250,000 being given out to not-for-profit sport and cultural organizations as part of the 2020 Games Legacy Fund. Games Manager, Steve […]Read More

Funding of over $1.3-million awarded to Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College received a huge financial boost today to its applied research activities and programs. A total of more than $1.3-million was awarded as part of two grants through the Canada Foundation For Innovation. Over $410,000 will be given to Mike McCready, who is the President’s Applied Research Chair in Virtual and Augmented Reality. This […]Read More

U of L receives $3.7 M in funding for research

The University of Lethbridge research projects from across the institution were supported with more than $3.7 million in funding as the Government of Canada announced a major investment in Canadian Science, engineering, social studies and humanities research.    Associate Vice-President Research at the U of L, Dr. Jackie Rice, says with the additional funding, more […]Read More

United Way Reopening Stream of Funding for charity organizations

With Stage 3 of Alberta’s Open for Summer Plan around the corner, the need for support for charity organizations hasn’t gone away. That’s why the United Way of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta has reopened a stream of funding for these organizations.    Roughly $80,000 is available to organizations in the region to support clients in […]Read More