Grant Request

Apply for a Grant from RMWR

Municipal Grants Bylaw # 2022 – 02 was adapted by the Council of the Rural Municipality of West River on  April 14, 2022, to ensure the process of providing a grant to groups or organizations is fair and consistently applied. Any group or organization that meets the criteria and is seeking a Grant must fill out the Grant Request Application. Please note that Grant Applications take up to 45 days to process. 

Grant Request Application

     Printable Application                                               Online Application    

  1. Public Benefit - The program/service/event is broad-based and open to all members
    of the public (versus a special interest group event open to specific individuals).
  2. Municipality's best interests - Funding will be awarded to groups or organizations
    offering services, products, or activities that align with the Municipality's Vision,
    Mission, Values and Principles.
  3. Financial Need - The application demonstrates financial need.
  4. Community Showcase – Offers an opportunity to showcase the Municipality and aids
    in creating awareness of the area with the intent of attracting participants from the
    Municipality and beyond.
  5. Economic Development – The program/service/event proposes to have a positive
    economic development impact on the Municipality.
  6. Community Development – The program/service/event proposes to have a positive
    impact on the community in that it will bring the community together.
  7. Tourism – The program/service/event proposes to highlight a geographic area of the
  8. Prior Fundraising effort - Applicants must demonstrate a reasonable effort to raise
    funds from sources other than the Municipality. Proof of this must be included in the


Grant Request