The Lacombe & District FCSS Board of Directors and the City of Lacombe have announced a number of projects that will be receiving funding from the 2022 Community Grant Program. 

This annual grant program is designed to support local social service programs that are preventive in nature and promote and enhance the well-being of individuals, families, and the community. The City of Lacombe funds the program and FCSS administers it; screening the applicants and disbursing grants. The available funding for grants in 2022 is $31,500. 

“We are so grateful for our municipal partnership as well as this funding from the City of Lacombe. These funds will directly enhance local programs and initiatives that have a great impact on individuals and our community.” 

See below for the list of local community organizations that received funding through the 2022 FCSS Community Grant Program: 

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters received $12,600 for Community Mentoring. 
  • Youth Unlimited received $9,000 for their Youth Centre and Stepping Stones project. 
  • Volunteer Link received $4,900 for Community Assistance 
  • Lacombe Lifelong Learning received $5,000 for Connect Parent Group