Program Description

The Community Grants and Contributions Program assists non-for-profit community organizations, groups and associations. The Township provides funds to pay for community hall rentals or cash donations.

Projects and activities must take place within the boundaries of the Township of Russell to be eligible. Council makes the decision on the approval of applications.

The Community Grants and Contributions Form and Policy is available upon request.

 Request the Form and Policy

Make a Request

  1. Complete the form found in the Community Grants and Contributions Policy (above).
  2. Prepare the following documents:
    • Rental Contract;
    • List of Boards of Directors or Steering Committee;
    • Letters patent for first-time applicants only;
    • Financial statements for the previous year for requests over $1,000.
  3. Email the form and attachments to the Parks and Recreation Administrative Assistant.

Evaluation Report

The organization's contact person receives an email indicating receipt or rejection of the grant. The organization receiving a grant must complete and return the evaluation report (provided by our staff) and copies or receipts (if applicable):

  • Allocation of funds is less than $1,000: within 30 days of the activity or the end of the event.
  • Allocation of funds greater than $1,000: within 60 days of the activity or the end of the event.

The evaluation report and attachments should be emailed to the Parks and Recreation Administrative Assistant.