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15 RVC non-profits receive capital grant funding

The Rocky View County (RVC) Recreation Governance Committee approved capital funding for 15 non-profit organizations.
RVC council approved an adjustment to the budget that will carry over funds for projects that were not completed last year.

The Rocky View County (RVC) Recreation Governance Committee approved capital funding for 15 non-profit organizations. 

According to the report presented to Committee members at a June 19 meeting, over $20 million in capital funding is available for distribution in the 2024 public reserve. Administration presented 15 requests totalling over $1 million. 

The Bragg Creek Community Association received $21,065 for rink resurfacing projects. 

The Bragg Creek Trails Association received $166,050 for trail expansion and upgrade projects. 

Springbank Park for All Seasons Agricultural Society received $80,850 for facility upgrades and $30,000 for a business case for facility upgrades totalling $110,850. 

The Bearspaw Community Association received $44,155 for facility upgrades and lifecycle management.

The Rocky View School Division received $100,000 for playground redevelopment and upgrades at Westbrook School in Cochrane. 

The Balzac Community Hall Association received $57,765 for general community hall upgrades and renovations.

The Bow Valley Agricultural Society received $27,525 for facility expansion and $98,875 for facility upgrades and lifecycle totalling $126,400.

The Bow Valley Community Club received $27,995 for new televisions, curling rocks, and flooring. 

The Langdon Community Association received $16,890 for skatepark repair, chairs, signage, and snowblowers. 

The City of Airdrie received $277,500 for the artificial turf project at Ed Eggerer park, which is 6 per cent of the total project cost.

The Chestermere Regional Community Association received $8,955 for a lift replacement project. 

The Cochrane and District Agricultural Society requested $100,000 for a roof replacement, however, Division 4 Coun. Samanntha Wright stated that “we gave them an $8 million gift,” and she felt that their ask was slightly too much hence the absence of tax charges for the Cochrane Agricultural Society. Council halved the request to $50,000. 

Finally, the Extreme Cowboy Alberta Association received $5,250 for new obstacles.

The 2024 RVC capital grants distributed totaled 1,335,365.


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