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Please select which application deadline your submission is for: (Applications must be submitted before 4:00 PM MST on the date of your choice)
a. Be of preventive nature that enhances the social well-being of individuals and families
through the promotion or intervention strategies provided at the earliest opportunity, and
b. Do one or more of the following:
- Help people to develop independence, strengthen coping skills and become more
resistant to crisis
- Help people to develop an awareness of social needs;
- Help people to develop interpersonal and group skills which enhance constructive
relationships among people;
- Help people and communities to assume responsibility for decisions and actions which
- Provide supports that help sustain people as active participants in the community
Services provided under a program must not:
a. Provide primarily for the recreation needs or leisure time pursuits of individuals
b. Offer direct assistance, including money, food, clothing or shelter, to sustain an individual or family,
c. Be primarily rehabilitative in nature, or
d. Duplicate services that are ordinarily provided by a government or government agency
Expenditures of the program shall not include:
a. The purchase of lands or buildings
b. The construction or renovation of a building
c. The purchase of motor vehicles
d. Any costs required to sustain an organization that do not relate to direct service delivery
under the program
e. Municipal property taxes and levies
f. Any payments to a member of a board or committee other than reimbursement for expenses approved.
Your application must include a projected budget and a detailed project description, and be authorized by the legal and/or financial signing authority for your organization.
Incomplete application forms will be returned to the organization.
Please note the following additional information:
- If applying for a staff position - a detailed job description must be included.
- All funding allocations must be expended prior to December 31st of year in which you
a) Step 1 FCSS Coordinator will review the application to ensure the form is complete and
includes all required information. As well, the project will be initially reviewed to
ensure that it meets the FCSS mandate.
b) Step 2 FCSS Coordinator will present applications to Town Council. Council will review and allocate funding based on the priority given to each project and the amount of funding available.
c) Step 3 Your organization will be notified in writing of the funding decision regarding your
a. Services that promote the social development of children and their families, including:
Parent-child development initiatives, Temporary or occasional parent relief services, Support services for young school age children
b. Services that enrich and strengthen family life by developing skills in people to function more effectively within their own environment, including: Parenting and family life education, and development programs, Marriage enrichment, Retirement planning, Programs for single adults and single parents, Courses designed to enhance self-awareness and personal growth, Individual, family and group counseling services that are educational and not treatment oriented, AND Youth development services
c. Services that enhance the quality of life of the retired and semi-retired, including: Home support services, Education and information services, Outreach and coordination services, AND Self-help socialization activities
d. Services designed to promote, encourage and support volunteer work in the community,
including: Recruitment, training and placement services, Resources to support volunteers, and Coordination of volunteer services
e. Services designed to inform the public of available services, including: Information and referral services, Community information directories, Newcomer services, and Interagency coordination
In the event that your organization should dissolve, any supplies and/or equipment purchased with FCSS funding will become the property of the Town of Slave Lake and the Community Services Department would be responsible for redistribution of such.
All external agencies that receive FCSS program funding are required to recognize this funding by way of any public service announcements and/or any promotional material, as well as acknowledgment of partnership for the project funded.
Please contact your FCSS Coordinator with the Town of Slave Lake to
schedule a consultation for assistance, or for more information on filling out this application.
In making this application, we, the undersigned Board Members of the Applicant (or Executive
Director/President/ Coordinator), hereby represent to the Town of Slave Lake’s FCSS and declare that to the
best of our knowledge and belief, the information provided is truthful and accurate, and the application is
made on behalf of the above-named organization and with the Board of Directors’ (or Executive
Director’s/President’s/Coordinator’s) full knowledge and consent.
By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.
Files can not be larger than 4 MB
(MAXIMUM 5 SENTENCES)
(INCLUDE WHY YOU ARE OFFERING THIS PROGRAM, IMPORTANCE TO THE COMMUNITY, ETC.)
(INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING DETAILS: TARGET POPULATION, ACTIVITIES, STRATEGIES, TIMELINES, HOURS OF OPERATION, GOALS, SOCIOECONOMIC & DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION, OUTCOMES, PARTNERSHIPS, ETC.)
(A PARTNERSHIP IS A PROJECT / SERVICE IN WHICH YOU INVESTED RESOURCES WITH OTHER AGENCIES OR GROUPS (E.G. FUNDING, SPACE, STAFF TIME, IN-KIND SERVICES)
Please provide an estimate of the percentage of the program’s FCSS
allocation that is directed to services in the following categories:
(Your allocations should equal 100%)
Town of Slave Lake - FCSS
PO Box 1030
Slave Lake, AB
Town of Slave Lake - FCSS
MultiRec Center - Reception
305-6th Avenue S.W.
Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A0
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