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Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is an 80/20 funding partnership between the Government of Alberta and participating municipalities and Metis Settlements for preventive social service programs that enhance the well-being of individuals, families and communities. FCSS receives its mandate from the Family and Community Support Services Act and the Family and Community Support Services Regulation
 
The Community Services Advisory Board (CSAB) with the help of their FCSS Committee, provides oversight of the Edmonton FCSS Program, identifies funding priorities, reviews applications and makes recommendations for funding.
 

FCSS is not accepting new funding applications at this time.

Apply For Funding Renewal

Now accepting applications for FCSS Funding Renewal.

If you receive FCSS Program funding that expires on December 31, 2019, the deadline to apply for 2020 funding is Wednesday August 28, 2019 at 11:59pm. You will receive an email confirmation within 72 hours of submitting an application.

Remember to attach the required documents listed at the bottom of the application form, including the 2020 FCSS Program Budget

Please refer to the 2020 FCSS Financial Guide to properly submit your audited financial statements.

NEW in 2019 - Program Schedule Template for financial reporting. Please do not submit Program Schedules prepared by an Auditor or external accountant. Use the Template and contact the grants office at 780-496-4932 if you have any questions.

Need to Update Your Account Information?

If your organization’s contact information has changed (for example, an address change or main contact change), please contact the grants office at 780-496-4932 to update your account. Incorrect information may result in a delay or inability to process your application.

Apply Online

Before You Apply
  • Get to know the grant purpose, policy and guidelines
  • Read the grant guide for each grant program to ensure you qualify
  • Ensure you have your Account ID and registered organization email with the City of Edmonton Grants Office
Do you know your Grant Account ID?

With our online grant applications, you will need two pieces of information to apply to any grant program:

  1. Your City of Edmonton grants assigned account ID
  2. Your organization or applicant email that is registered with the City of Edmonton Grants Office

To create or retrieve your City of Edmonton account ID:

  • Fill out the Account ID Request Form and a city employee will get back to you within 2 business days with your account information

 If you have any issues with the online application form, please call the Grants Office for assistance at 780-496-4933.

Start Your Application

Have you already started an application?

Search for your application

Do you need to start a new application?

Start a new application

Need to update your account information?

Once you enter your Account ID and Organization email, your account information will automatically populate on the application. If you noticed that your information is not correct in our system (for example, an address change or main contact change), please contact our office as soon as possible to update your account. Incorrect information can result in a delay or inability to process your grant request.

To update your account:

Resources

FCSS Handbook
An outline of the FCSS program, describing the program plan, organization, allocation of funds and accountability processes.

Family and Community Support Services Program

Family and Community Support Services Act and Regulation
 

If your organization does not receive an operating grant from any City of Edmonton source including Seniors Centre Investment Program, City Council, Committees of City Council, or grants administered by the Edmonton Arts Council or Edmonton Heritage Council, you may be eligible for the Community Investment Operating Grant. 

How to Apply for the Community Investment Operating Grant

For More Information

Contact your FCSS Liaison

Title Community Investment Office
Telephone

780-496-4932

Email grants@edmonton.ca

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