CFSEA Spring Re-purposing Emergency Funding
The Community Foundation grants $100,030 in emergency funding to 18 charities across the region.
CFSEA Board of Directors are pleased to announce $100,030 in emergency funding to support vulnerable populations in the wake of the pandemic from the Spring 2020 Re-purposing funds.
This funding will support both physical and mental health, domestic violence, food insecurities and youth initiatives. Our grants committee worked closely with municipal leaders and other local funders to ensure these funds would help our most vulnerable populations and fill some of the funding gaps in the communities we serve.
Canadian Mental Health Association Alberta SE Region $10,000
Medicine Hat Family Service $8,000
Medicine Hat BeYOUth Centre $2,500
Community Food Connections $1,100
Brooks & County Victim Services Unit Association $2,000
Brooks Food Bank $6,000
St. Vincent de Paul Society $10,000
The Champion’s Centre Inc. – Brooks $1,000
Oyen and District Food Bank Association $5,000
Hanna Food Bank Association $5,000
Empress Friendship Centre $1,500
Big Brothers Big Sisters Medicine Hat & District $7,000
Alan Joy’s Memorial Fund Society $5,000
Redcliff Action Society for Youth $4,500
North Flats Neighbourhood Association $10,000
The Champion Centre Inc. Brooks $5,000
SPEC Association $10,000
Crossroads Clinic Association $1,430
Forty Mile Regional FCSS $5,000
In addition to the $100,030 in funds distributed across the region in the wake of the pandemic, CFSEA is also reviewing applications for the COVID-19 Response Fund for SE Alberta on a weekly basis.