Grant Programs

Explore the programs below

The Council of the City of Rossland recognizes the value to the community of local service clubs, groups, non‐profit societies and charitable organizations, especially in their efforts to promote or meet the goals and objectives of the City. Financial assistance to community groups will be part of the annually budgeting process and subject to the financial limitations of the City in a fiscal period.

Community Grant Funding

The process to apply for a municipal grant program, as well as the qualification details, are outlined in the Community Grant Funding Policy (AD-8).


Funding streams are now based on the categories below (rather than two funding streams based on amount requested):

Multi-Year Operating Grant (up to four (4) years)
An Operating Grant is a multi‐year (up to four years) provision of funds to assist with a group’s general operating expenses such as facility development, administrative costs or program‐related expenses. Operating Grants provide on‐going funding for continuing organizations that Council determines provide benefit to the community.

Grant‐in‐aid funding is for a program, short‐term undertaking with a completion date or an event with a start and finish date (may be an annual event). Programs or events must be within City boundaries, be open to the public or specified group and have free or nominal admission.

Capital Project Grant
Capital Project grants are available to community groups to assist with capital improvements and maintenance. Grants are distributed based on applications received and determined need.

Letter of Support for (other) Grant Applications
Community Groups and Registered Organizations may request letters of support from the City of Rossland Council to aid in external grant or sponsorship applications. Letters of support shall be approved by Council resolution.

How to Apply

Apply using the Community Grant Funding Application Form. The Application Deadline is October 31st of any given year. If you are unable to access the above Grant Funding Application Form, please email the Corporate Services Department or call City Hall at (250) 362-7396. Our staff will assist you with an alternative means of applying.


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