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FCSS grant allocations approved

By November 24, 2022No Comments
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On Monday, Lloydminster City Council approved the Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Lloydminster grant allocation of $385,000 to 13 local organizations.

FCSS Lloydminster funding supports City-run programs and non-profit organizations that offer preventative social services. These funds serve Alberta and Saskatchewan residents.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Lloydminster Corp

• Program: Mentoring Makes a Difference, funding: $45,000

Catholic Social Services

• Program: Seniors Connections, funding: $30,000

Inclusion Lloydminster

• Program: Engaging Families, Creating Good Lives (Inclusive Community Initiative), funding: $15,000

Lloydminster & Area Brain Injury Society

• Program: Establishing Connections, funding: $5,000

Lloydminster Interval Home Society

• Program: Family Violence Prevention Program, funding: $30,000

Lloydminster Interval Home Society

• Program: Lloydminster Community Youth Centre Outreach Program, funding: $40,000

Lloydminster Native Friendship Centre Inc.

• Program: Engaging our People – Prevention/Intervention Program, funding: $45,000

Midwest Family Connections Inc.

• Program: First Steps, funding: $40,000

Midwest Family Connections Inc.

• Program: Maternal Mental Health Initiative, funding: $5,590

Residents in Recovery Society

• Program: Family Recovery Program, funding: $49,000

The Olive Tree 

Community Centre

• Program: Outreach Support Workers, funding: $35,000

Walking Through Grief Society

• Program: Walking Through Grief Support, funding: $15,410

Lloydminster Sexual Assault Services

• Program: Sexual Assault and Abuse Education, funding: $30,000

The application process was open from Aug. 22 to Oct. 3. For the 2023 funding year, FCSS Lloydminster received 15 applications totalling $665,608. Fifteen applications were received in 2022, totalling $550,517.

All applications were submitted to the Community Services Advisory Committee. The committee is made up of eight community representatives, appointed by Council, who volunteer their time to review, evaluate, and provide recommendations regarding community organization applications for municipal grants.