Community Microgrant program is accepting applications for 2024

Medicine Hat – The City is accepting applications for its Community Microgrants program offering up to $500 in two categories: Neighbourhood Connections and Community Arts & Culture.

Community microgrants are designed to foster connections in the community through gatherings and activities, with a variety of focuses. The program is intended to encourage residents to organize activities and events that strengthen bonds within their communities and/or neighbourhoods.

The program is currently accepting applications for 2024, which will continue until the end of the year or until the allocation of total funds. Applicants will be informed about the status of their application within 30 days after submission. Both individuals and groups have the option to apply either online or through a printed application form.

Activities support by the grant in 2023 include:

  • Community garden in multi-living complex
  • Beading workshop
  • Block parties
  • Backyard concerts
  • Multi-cultural dinner and activities
  • Neighbourhood lawn bowling and supper
  • Shuffleboard event
  • Pop-up parks event
  • Potters learning and exchange night
  • Metis week events
  • Line dance workshop

These events included 1,060 participants with approximately 77 volunteers contributing over 238 volunteer hours.

To be eligible for a grant, proposed events must fulfill one or more of the following objectives:

  • Must take place within the city of Medicine Hat limits/boundaries
  • Reflect the spirit of City Council’s Strategic Plan 2023-2206
  • Offer the sharing of residents’ skills and knowledge
  • Foster neighbourhood and/or community pride

For more information on grant guidelines and to apply now visit,

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