The Recreation Special Project Fund is a fund that is allocated towards the enhancement of community facilities and/or programs to serve the needs of the County's Rural Population located outside of the Town of Stettler boundaries.
The fund is renewed through taxation that is established annually by council. This year $50,000 was made available to recreation bodies in the county for building or enhancing recreation facilities and/or programs to maintain viable recreation options in the rural areas.
Community groups, associations, agricultural societies, or non-profit groups can apply for recreation project funding as long as they meet the requirements outlined in the package. Applicants are asked to download, read, and submit all the paperwork included in the application package, which includes guidelines for applying, the actual application form, and a grant agreement form. You can obtain a hard copy of the application form at the County of Stettler Administration Building between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The purpose of the Recreation Special Project Fund is to to establish the criteria for funding to construct or enhance recreational facilities to serve the needs of the county's rural population, outside of the Town of Stettler with the exception of properties owned by the Stettler Agricultural Society, and to ensure that this fund is renewed annually through taxation to be established by council.