Funding Opportunities

An ongoing list of funding opportunities for projects and programs in the Red Deer River Watershed:

Alternative Land Use Services Program (ALUS)

Alberta Community Partnership

Alberta Ecotrust - Community Grant

Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership

Alberta Watershed Resiliency and Restoration Program

Canadian Municipal Water Network - Knowledge Integration and Mobilization for Resilient, Sustainable Municipal Systems

Environment Canada - Environmental Damages Fund

FireSmart Community Grant Program

Get n' Give - UFA

Growing Forward 2

  • CFO Stewardship Program - this program is for large intensive livestock operations with a specific focus on BMPs that reduce risks to water quality posed by manure. Improved Manure Storage - helps fund the improvement of a Manure Storage Facility (e.g., improving liners) or construction of additional storage capacity to help producers avoid the need to winter spread. Relocation - helps fund the relocation of a facility that poses a risk to water quality
  • On Farm Stewardship Program - this program is a little more general but, has codes to addresses the cow calf operator water quality issues associated with manure. Riparian area fencing - allowing better management (and recovery) of riparian areas. Off-site water systems - moving livestock water sources away from creeks and streams. Relocation of seasonal feeding and bedding facilities or corrals that pose a risk to water quality

Lacombe County Environmental Improvement Grant

Land Stewardship Centre - Watershed Stewardship Grant

RBC Blue Water Project

RBC - Evergreen Watershed Champions Award

Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP)

Red Deer County (for landowners)

Wildlife Habitat Canada
WHC is now accepting grant funding applications for projects that will be carried out during the 2017-2018 fiscal year (April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018).
The deadline to apply for 2017-2018 project funding is 5:00pm EDT on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

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