How to Apply

Please read the grant application guidelines here and ensure your organization and project meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility

Eligible organizations will be registered with Canada Revenue Agency qualified donee. In some instances, nonprofits who do not have charitable status can apply in partnership with a qualified donee. Please contact our office for more information.

Deadlines

Spring Grant Cycle: April 1
Fall Grant Cycle: October 1
*please note the Spring 2021 deadline has been extended to April 15 to facilitate learning the new online grant portal

If the deadline falls on a weekend, the application must be submitted by the following Monday on or before 12 noon.

Timeline

The applications are reviewed by a committee which is comprised of the RDDCF Board of Directors, as well as members of the community who make grant recommendations to the Community Foundation’s Board. This takes approximately six to eight weeks and applicants will be informed of the results following board approval.

Guiding Principles of RDDCF

RDDCF has six guiding principles to consider when developing your grant application.

See the Impact

With over $11 Million granted to charities in the last 31 years, the Red Deer & District Community Foundation has made tremendous impact throughout out Central Alberta.