The 2019 Community Contributions Program will fund up to $5,000 to projects and programs that improve the quality of life in communities near MEGlobal’s Prentiss manufacturing site. (Photo contributed by MEGlobal)

MEGlobal announced community grant program for Red Deer area

Deadline for applications is May 31

Applications are now being accepted for MEGlobal Canada’s grant program for Red Deer and Lacombe-area non-profit groups.

The 2019 Community Contributions Program will fund up to $5,000 to projects and programs that improve the quality of life in communities near MEGlobal’s Prentiss manufacturing site.

“We are excited to see what kinds of projects are going to be submitted,” said David Miller, MEGlobal Prentiss site leader, in a statement.

“MEGlobal’s commitment to our communities is a big part of our culture and we are proud to offer a program that supports organizations that are also committed to making our communities even better places to live, work and grow.”

A committee of MEGlobal employees will choose the grant recipients who will announced in mid-June.

To apply, organizations must:

  • Demonstrate how their project positively contributes to at least one element of MEGlobal’s sustainability philosophy by addressing environment, education, economic development and/or community benefit.
  • Have charitable or tax-exempt status as a qualified municipal or non-profit organization in the Red Deer/Lacombe region.
  • Apply for a minimum of $500 and a maximum of $5,000 grant.
  • Complete the project within one year of funding being received.

Organizations must apply online at The application deadline is May 31 at 11:59 p.m.

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