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 $5,000 and are available to municipalities within our service area.
FortisAlberta has recently awarded our Community Naturalization and Tree Planting Grants for 2019. 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 2019 are:
Town of Legal: purchase and plant new boulevard trees
Summer Village of Mewatha Beach: restore a reserve area with trees and a new path and benches
Capital Gateway Facility Enhancement Society: plant trees on Highway 2 near the airport overpass in Nisku
City of Beaumont: enhance Communities in Bloom efforts by beautifying the Heritage Society's historical house
Standard Community Facility Enhancement Society: plant trees in Memory Lane Park which includes a 1.1 km path
Village of Rosemary: plant trees on the school grounds which is frequently used for community events
Summer Village of Ma-Me-O Beach: plant trees and bushes and build an environmental rain garden to assist with maintaining the proper drainage of Pigeon Lake's new sewer utility system
Town of Killam: plant trees as part of the town's walking trail expansion
Village of Clive: enhance Communities in Bloom efforts by planting a memorial garden to encourage community involvement and education
Town of Lamont: plant trees in the park
Town of Claresholm: plant trees in Admunson Park
Village of Glenwood: beautify their new bike park by planting trees to provide shade and protection for residents
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 greenUp 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.