The City of Chestermere’s Human Services Advisory Board (HSAB) is pleased to announce the United Way Partnership and Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) 2019 grants recipients. This funding will support community groups in Chestermere to increase social and development programs to residents.
“I would like to thank the organizations who submitted the proposals and the board members who reviewed and considered each of them,” says Robert Adolph, Vice Chair of the Human Services Advisory Board. “We believe that the programs selected will help make Chestermere a more engaged community and will enhance community services for our families and youth.”
On January 16, 2019 the following community groups and organizations were presented with their cheques:
United Way/Chestermere Partnership funding will support:
- The Helping All Campers Succeed program at Camp Chestermere
- The Volunteer Program Coordinator position at Camp Chestermere
- Financial literacy classes for Chestermere youth by Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta
- The It Takes a Youth to Raise a Village program for mental health provided by Synergy.
FCSS funding will support:
- The Teen Leadership Development program at Camp Chestermere
- The Awakening Passions program for students in grades two and three at Prairie Water Elementary School
- The It Takes a Youth to Raise a Village program for leadership and mentorship provided by Synergy.
Community grants are provided for a one year term. Applications for 2020 funding will open in June and any interested groups or organizations are welcome to apply.
The Board would like to extend its gratitude to the United Way/Chestermere Partnership and Family & Community Support Services for their continued funding to make these programs possible.
For more information about these projects, please visit chestermere.ca/grants