ActivateYYC Recipients!

On August 28, 2017 by Ben Morin

ActivateYYC is proud to announce the recipients of the first round of the ActivateYYC microgrant funding! Thank you to all that applied, and congratulations to all the successful applicants. We are very excited to see your projects come to life! A big shoutout also goes out to Wards 7 and 9, who had so many projects funded that they are now ‘SOLD OUT’!

In order to reach the ActivateYYC goal of 150 microgrants across Calgary, we are also excited to announce that there will be an additional round of funding happening! The deadline for this round is February 5, 2018

Applications are now being accepted, so apply today! Please see our Guidelines and Judging sections to learn about the updated requirements.

See below for our successful first round applicants. Congratulations!

Project Event Name Ward  Amount Awarded 
2017 Tuscany Harvest Festival WARD 1  $700.00
Bowness Chalk the Walk WARD 1  $500.00
Little Free Library Circuit WARD 1  $750.00
University of Calgary Community Mosaic WARD 1  $400.00
Community Adventure WARD 3  $750.00
CLASS (Calgary Local Active Skatepark Stewardship) WARD 4  $750.00
Revision to Dalhousie Promenade WARD 4  $1,000.00
Nose Hill Parkrun First Birthday Event WARD 4  $750.00
Amazing Race – Centennial Park Walk WARD 4  $750.00
North Haven Neckdown Artwork WARD 4  $750.00
Soccer – Girl Power WARD 5  $750.00
Culture Shock WARD 5  $750.00
Glendale Craft Fair WARD 6  $750.00
Under the Rainbow WARD 7  $1,500.00
Eyes / i’s On The Street WARD 7  $900.00
Wikiblock Public Furniture for containR in Sunnyside WARD 7  $750.00
TALES on the Way: Stories of Movement and Migration WARD 7  $400.00
1 St NE Cone-versation WARD 7  $750.00
West Hillhurst Winter Carnival WARD 7  $750.00
The Mandala WARD 7  $770.00
McHugh Bluff Outdoor Fitness Park – Stair Race WARD 7  $750.00
DIY Flower Shop for Immigrant Seniors! WARD 7  $750.00
Intergenerational “Walk by Fun “ WARD 7  $750.00
Discover Your Inner City WARD 7  $815.00
Walk and Roll with the Bow Cliff Seniors. WARD 8  $800.00
Fresh Air Cinema Event WARD 8  $625.00
Community Building with Calgary’s Bottle Picking Community WARD 8  $750.00
30 Spruce Down Spruce Drive WARD 8  $900.00
Killarney Food Tour WARD 8  $750.00
Canada Bikes Active Transportation Speed Date Night WARD 8  $500.00
Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre Society’s Bridgeland-Riverside Clean Team WARD 9  $750.00
Walk21 Passeggiata WARD 9  $750.00
1st Avenue Safety & Beautification Improvements WARD 9  $750.00
Little Food Pantry & Little Library WARD 9  $200.00
Multicultural Traditional Games WARD 9  $750.00
Calgary New Music Festival Soundwalk WARD 9  $750.00
Edmonton Trail Parklets and Renfrew Community Day WARD 9  $1,500.00
Annie Foote Cares WARD 10  $700.00
Walk and Play – Bucket of Balls WARD 10  $750.00
Paint the Pavement WARD 11  $750.00
The CanKin Mural WARD 11  $750.00
Stroll or Roll Haysboro WARD 11  $650.00
Crokinole Curl WARD 11  $850.00
3rd Annual Elboya Bike Parade and Neighbour Day Celebration WARD 11  $750.00
Humpy Hollow Park Improvement WARD 11  $750.00
Loose Parts Play Bins WARD 12  $750.00
Small Dog Day Afternoon WARD 12  $700.00
Safe Walk & Ride to School WARD 12  $750.00
Community Tool Library WARD 13  $750.00
Silverado Community Association Outdoor Volleyball Net WARD 13  $800.00
Calgary Access Transit Bus Stops in Fish Creek Provincial Park WARD 14  $750.00
Mid-Sun Community Garden Art Party WARD 14  $750.00
Queensland Olympic Winter Festival WARD 14  $750.00