Do you have a project designed to save energy or help the environment? Our annual community grants can help you plant trees, naturalize an area or create energy efficiency.
Grants range in value from $1,000 to $3,000 and are available to municipalities within our service area.
FortisAlberta has recently awarded our Community Naturalization and Tree Planting Grants for 2018. These programs offer communities in our service area the opportunity to win one of our $2,500 grants. Through these grants, we seek to support our municipal customers with developing and improving environmentally-friendly programs and facilities in their communities.
Our recipients for 2018 are:
City of Camrose: plant trees along the river valley ski club trails
Lacombe County: install fencing and plant trees to support sensitive watershed along the Blindman River
Town of Athabasca: plant trees at the Town playground
Town of Bashaw: plant trees around the Town’s fishpond and replace neighbourhood trees removed due to infection
Town of Bruderheim: install recycled asphalt walkways to connect community gardens, splash pad, park area and skate park
Town of Gibbons: enhance the Town’s all-inclusive community garden
Town of Lacombe: remove old/install new poles in J.J. Collett Natural Area Foundation parking lot
Town of Lamont: purchase and install refuse and recycling bins to its Hillside Park area
Town of Mayerthorpe: plant trees to replace ones removed during infrastructure rehabilitation work
Town of Strathmore: purchase trees, benches, picnic tables and other items for a parcel of land being developed by the Strathmore Lions Club
Village of Champion: plant trees at tree nursery for future planting in the Village
Village of Duchess: install garbage containers and pet waste dispensers in walking areas and along paths
Village of Coutts: revitalize and refurbish vegetation and benches in Cenotaph Park
Village of Wabamun: plant trees to enhance Waterfront Park
Save Energy Grants range in value from $1,000 to $5,000 and are available to municipalities including schools and businesses within our service area.
Our Save Energy Grants program is designed to assist with energy efficiency projects.
Our Green Up grant program is designed to help create or enhance an environmental program for students in Elementary/Junior High schools. We have 25 $1,000 grants for schools to implement an environmental education program. All schools in our service area are eligible to apply.