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Posted on: March 2, 2023

FCSS Application Intake Now Open

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We are pleased to share that the Family & Community Support Services application intake is now open through The City of Red Deer's website.

Not-for-profit organizations, school boards, and playschools that provide preventative social programs in central Alberta are invited to apply for funding for the 2024-2026 funding cycle.

The Red Deer and District FCSS region includes the partner municipalities of The City of Red Deer, Red Deer County, Town of Bowden, Town of Penhold, Village of Delburne and Village of Elnora. Initiatives focusing on positive child and youth development, mental health, strong neighbourhoods and communities, and strong family connections are the current priorities for FCSS support.

Applicants can choose to attend one of the following procurement orientation sessions for more information on the requirements and process: 

  • March 13, 2023, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in the Crimson Star room, 2nd Floor, City Hall
  • March 17, 2023, from 10 to 11:15 a.m. in the Crimson Star room, 2nd Floor, City Hall

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2023. Complete details, including information about the application process, can be found at

If you have questions about the application process, please contact our Community Development team at or 403-406-8820.