Places For Everyone
At Co-op, we know the importance of community, and are proud to support spaces that bring people together.
For the 10th year, Co-op Community Spaces is helping protect, beautify and improve spaces across Western Canada. In 2024, Co-op will contribute $1 million to support projects that improve or create the spaces where Western Canadians come together.
Since 2015, 175 local projects have been supported with $12.5 million in capital funding.
About the Program
Projects can apply for between $25,000 and $150,000 in capital funding in three categories: recreation, environmental conservation and urban agriculture. For more details on eligibility and application timelines, please visit our funding page.
Providing enhanced recreation spaces in the community.
recreation centres, playgrounds.
Preservation of natural spaces in the community.
green spaces, interpretive centers.
Small-scale community agriculture initiatives in both rural and urban spaces.
community gardens, food education facilities.