2021 Beiseker Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Applications

The mandate of Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is for communities to design and deliver social programs that are preventive in nature to promote and enhance well-being among individuals, families and communities.

The 2021 Beiseker Family and Community Support Service (FCSS) applications are now available. Applications must be received no later than March 5, 2021. There are 2 application documents available to download, one for requests over $1000 and one for requests under $1000.

For questions, assistance or submitting your application please direct them to Brook Swanson -Beiseker FCSS Director at reccoordinator@beiseker.com

FCSS Funding Application 2021

FCSS Small Funding Application 2021

Government of Alberta Grants available for Charities and Non-profits

Charities and non-profits have access to supports to help navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.


Online Council Meeting – December 14, 2020

Regular Council Meeting – December 14 2020

Mon, Dec 14, 2020 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM (MST)

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The Future of Policing in Alberta – Public Survey

The Government of Alberta is currently continuing its review of Alberta’s Police Act with a public survey. Throughout the fall, the Alberta government has met with a wide range of stakeholders representing law enforcement, health and social services sectors, municipalities and Indigenous communities. The survey provides the opportunity for the public to have its say on the future of policing in Alberta. It covers several topics related to law enforcement, such as the role of police in community, processes for handling complaints from the public and officer discipline. The survey is now open and will remain open until January 4, 2021.

Community Futures – Bridging the Gap for Rural Small Businesses

Community Futures Continues to Bridge the Gap for Rural Small Business.


Strathmore – Local businesses and non-profits continue to be seriously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, Community Futures Wild Rose will be offering additional $40,000 small business loans as part of the Government of Canada’s Regional Relief and Recovery Fund. The RRRF loan zero-interest until January  2023 and intended to help rural small and medium-sized businesses cover ongoing costs and help them resume normal business operations after COVID-19.

“Every day, we see small businesses continue to struggle with reduced revenues, increased costs, and uncertainty because of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Chantale Hache, Executive Director of Community Futures Wild Rose. “This extension will ensure more rural SMEs have access to relief and recovery funding, and Community Futures can continue to assist as many local businesses as possible during these difficult times.”

Since May 2020, the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund through Community Futures Wild Rose has:

  • Approved 42 applications
  • Dispersed $1.309 million in loans
  • Helped maintain 113 jobs

The additional funding is part of an initial $18.9 million allocated to the Community Futures Network of Alberta, through the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, and is targeted towards supporting rural and remote SMEs in Alberta that do not qualify for other federal business support programs, such as the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) or Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP).

For more information visit: www.wildrose.albertacf.com
Media contact:                                                           RRRF Inquiries :
Chantale Hache                                                          Christopher Steeves
Executive Director                                                       Business Analyst
403.934.8888 ext. 1                                                    403.934.8888 ext. 2
chantale@albertacf.com                                            christopher@albertacf.com

About Community Futures in Alberta
Alberta’s 27 Community Futures organizations are independent, locally run and guided by volunteer boards. Each Community Futures office provides flexible and affordable small business loans, business coaching/training services and business development tools for people wanting to start, expand, franchise or sell a rural business. Community Futures is funded by the Government of Canada through Western Economic Diversification Canada and has been supporting rural entrepreneurs for over 30 years.


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