Local non-profit organizations could be getting more funding to aid in their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government of Alberta is providing $30 million to municipalities, charities and non-profits helping vulnerable residents during the pandemic. The funding is a one-time opportunity distributed through the province.
Organizations in Lloydminster, Alberta and Saskatchewan, are eligible if they align with one or more of the following:
- help people maintain independence, build resiliency and strengthen their ability to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic
- provide supports to help sustain members in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic
- fund civil society organizations to deliver projects for vulnerable Albertans who are in need during the COVID-19 pandemic
- coordinate services and programs to address the social well-being of vulnerable Albertans during the COVID-19 pandemic