Local Grant Options

Cochrane Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) and Cochrane and Area United Way Partnership Grants

The Town of Cochrane, Cochrane Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) and United Way of Calgary and Area partner to provide grant funding for organizations that provide activities, programs and services that support the social well-being of individuals and families. 

Grant ConnectCommunity groups can access this grant sourcing database through the Cochrane Public Library with your Library membership. Groups and organizations can search thousands of grant opportunities on this site. 

Cochrane Foundation

Your local community foundation supporting the wellbeing of Cochrane and area residents since 1993. Through the continual growth of our endowment, we are able to give back to Cochrane residents and leave a lasting legacy, forever.  They have two granting streams: 

  • Community Capital Grants are available to local non profit organizations in Cochrane and Area with capital projects that aim to improve the quality of life in our community. Application deadline is January 31 annually. Visit www.cochranefoundation.ca for more information, guidelines and online forms. 
  • Dr. George McQuitty Memorial Scholarship is available to students who graduated from a Cochrane area high school and are enrolled in a graduate level studies program at a post secondary university in medical sciences. Application deadline is January 31 annually. Visit www.cochranefoundation.ca for more information, guidelines and online forms.