AT Resources and Tools

For Community Organizations

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Community organizations play important roles in providing AT opportunities through recreational programming and the enhancement of parks, green spaces and trails throughout Manitoba.
A variety of resources, tools and potential funding sources are available to community organizations to promote and support AT in local communities.

Programs and Potential Funding Sources
  • Neighbourhoods Alive! - Neighbourhood Renewal Fund helps neighbourhood organizations strengthen local capacity and revitalize designated urban neighbourhoods through a broad range of locally planned and supported initiatives.
  • Community Places Program provides funding and planning help to non-profit organizations for build, upgrade, expand or acquire facilities. Eligible projects must provide sustainable recreation and wellness benefits to communities.
  • Manitoba Community Services Council Inc. provides funding and hosts fundraising events for non-profit, volunteer community service, social service, recreation and health-related organizations in Manitoba.
  • Neighbourhoods Alive! Community Initiatives Program supports projects that have a broad impact on Winnipeg’s inner city or target specific groups across the inner city.
  • Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF) is an infrastructure funding program administered by Western Economic Diversification Canada. Examples of community infrastructure eligible under CIIF include recreational trails, community/cultural centres or tourism facilities having local impact.
  • FCM Green Municipal Fund provides grants for feasibility studies and plan development. It also provides low-interest loans for capital projects. A variety of green municipal initiatives may be eligible for funding, including improvements to active transportation infrastructure around transit nodes, development or completion of walking and cycling networks and street development.
  • Climate Change Connection funding guide contains other potential funding sources for your AT project.