RECIPIENTS

Every year, Co-op is supporting projects that matter to you, your neighbours and your community.

Since 2015, Co-op has invested $4.5 million in 64 projects across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba through Co-op Community Spaces. We are working collaboratively with local groups to create places for everyone.

Canal Waterfront Park Revitalization

Organization: Kiwanis Club of Port Alberni
Community: Port Alberni, B.C.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $40,000

Willband Creek Park Viewing Platform

Organization: Federation of British Columbia Naturalists
Community: Abbotsford, B.C.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $90,000 

Indian Head Skate Park

Organization: Regional Skate Park Committee
Community: Indian Head, Sask. 
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $55,000 

Anne Portnuff Theatre Revitalization Project

Organization: Yorkton Arts Council Inc.
Community: Yorkton, Sask.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $100,000 

The HUB Community Space

Organization: Cowichan Station Area Association
Community: Duncan, B.C.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $66,000 

Town Square Pavilion

Organization: Carrot River Economic Development
Community: Carrot River, Sask.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $50,000 

Community Kitchen Upgrades

Organization: Redcliff Scout and Guide Building Association
Community: Redcliff, Alta.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $25,500 

Southey Park Improvement Project

Organization: Southey & District Recreation Board
Community: Southey, Sask.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $40,000 

Innisfail Library Community Garden

Organization: Town of Innisfail Public Library Board
Community: Innisfail, Alta.
Year: 2017
Category: Agriculture
Amount: $25,000 

Humboldt Public School Playground Renewal

Organization: Humboldt Public School Community Council
Community: Humboldt, Sask.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $45,000 

Police Pont Park Accessibility Upgrades

Organization: Society of Grasslands Naturalists
Community: Medicine Hat, Alta.
Year: 2017
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $150,000 

Riverwood Outdoor Wellness Space

Organization: Riverwood Outdoor Wellness Committee
Community: Weyburn, Sask.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $40,000 

Denise Nielsen Memorial Park

Organization: Blackfalds District Agriculture Society
Community: Blackfalds, Alta.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $25,500 

Craik Fairground Rejuvenation Project

Organization: Craik and District Lions
Community: Craik, Sask.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $75,000 

Bowden Community Hall

Organization: Expanding Horizons Bowden Cultural Enhancement Society
Community: Bowden, Alta.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $25,000 

Optimist Hill Recreation Site

Organization: OSP Community Development Corp.
Community: Saskatoon, Sask.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $150,000 

Interfaith Community Kitchen

Organization: Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge
Community: Lethbridge, Alta.
Year: 2017
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $150,000 

Sanford Community Green Space

Organization: Red River Valley School Division and J.A. Cuddy Parent Advisory Council
Community: Sanford, Man.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $25,000 

Eldorado Naturescape Playground

Organization: Eldorado Elementary School
Community: Drayton Valley, Alta.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $40,000 

Arborg Arena Project

Organization: Arborg Bifrost Parks and Recreation Commission
Community: Arborg, Man.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $30,000 

Community Outdoor Multi-Sports Court

Organization: Grande Prairie and District Catholic Schools Education Foundation
Community: Grande Prairie, Alta. 
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $110,000 

Energy Retrofit and Renovation of Interpretive Centre

Organization: The Fort Whyte Foundation Inc.
Community: Winnipeg, Man.
Year: 2017
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $125,000 

Wildlife Homes Playground

Organization: Medicine River Wildlife Centre
Community: Spruce View, Alta.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $133,000 

Wildlife Haven Education Centre

Organization: Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre 
Community: Île-des-Chênes, Man.
Year: 2017
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $125,000 

Southland Co-op Arena

Organization: Assiniboia Civic Improvement Association
Community: Assiniboia, Sask.
Year: 2017
Category: Recreation
Amount: $75,000 

MBFI Learning Centre of Excellence

Organization: Manitoba Beef and Forage Initiative 
Community: Brandon, Man.
Year: 2017
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $125,000 

Oasis Demonstration Garden

Organization: Prince Albert Share-a-Meal/Food Bank Inc.
Community: Prince Albert, Sask.
Year: 2017
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $60,000

Floating Boardwalk Project

Organization: Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
Community: Victoria, B.C.
Year: 2016
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $75,225 

Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre

Organization: Stuart Nechako Regional Pool Society
Community: Vanderhoof, B.C.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $75,225 

Greenhouse Capital Campaign

Organization: Nanaimo Community Gardens Society
Community: Nanaimo, B.C.
Year: 2015
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $40,000 

Annieville Lions Park Playground Upgrade

Organization: North Delta Lions Club
Community: Delta, B.C.
Year: 2015
Category: Recreation
Amount: $60,000 

Sustainable Solar Space and Youth Education

Organization: Paved Arts and New Media Inc.
Community: Saskatoon, Sask.
Year: 2016
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $95,000 

Four-Season Urban Agriculture Project

Organization: Regina and District Food Bank Inc.
Community: Regina, Sask.
Year: 2016
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $100,000 

Diamond Improvement Project

Organization: Project Triple Play Inc.
Community: Prince Albert, Sask.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $53,175 

Rotary Park Enhancement

Organization: Rotary Club of Melfort
Community: Melfort, Sask.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $70,000 

Central Park Restoration Project

Organization: North Battleford Business Improvement District Corp.
Community: North Battleford, Sask.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $89,000 

A Welcome Home Campaign

Organization: Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation
Community: Swift Current, Sask.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $84,000 

Nipawin Town Square

Organization: Nipawin Business Improvement Project
Community: Nipawin, Sask.
Year: 2015
Category: Recreation
Amount: $90,000 

Caswell Hill Accessible Playground Project

Organization: Caswell Community Association
Community: Saskatoon, Sask.
Year: 2015
Category: Recreation
Amount: $90,000 

Tisdale Elementary School Playground Fund

Organization: Tisdale Elementary School Community Council
Community: Tisdale, Sask.
Year: 2015
Category: Recreation
Amount: $90,000 

Co-op Early Years Play Space

Organization: YMCA of Moose Jaw
Community: Moose Jaw, Sask.
Year: 2015
Category: Recreation
Amount: $57,000

Alex Community Food Centre

Organization: Alexandra Community Health Centre
Community: Calgary, Alta.
Year: 2016
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $100,000 

Arena Lighting and Dressing Room Updates

Organization: Thorhild and District Agricultural Society
Community: Thorhild, Alta.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $25,000 

Multiplex Building

Organization: Wetaskiwin Agricultural Society
Community: Wetaskiwin, Alta.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $95,000 

EMSA West Soccer Park

Organization: Edmonton Minor Soccer Association
Community: Edmonton, Alta.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $100,000 

Redcliff Bicycle Skills Park

Organization: 670 Collective Mountain Bike Club
Community: Redcliff, Alta.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $36,200 

Bunchberry Meadows Conservation Area

Organization: Nature Conservancy of Canada
Community: Parkland County, Alta.
Year: 2016
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $48,000 

High River Community Patio

Organization: Friends of the High River Public Library Society
Community: High River, Alta.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $25,000 

Nature’s Wild Backyard

Organization: Valley Zoo Development Society
Community: Edmonton, Alta.
Year: 2016
Category: Urban agriculture
Amount: $90,000 

High Park Playground Redevelopment

Organization: High Park School Parents Advisory League
Community: Stony Plain, Alta.
Year: 2015
Category: Recreation
Amount: $35,000 

Len Thompson Fish Pond

Organization: Lacombe Fish and Game Association
Community: Lacombe, Alta.
Year: 2015
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $90,000 

Community Kitchen Project

Organization: Olds Regional Exhibition 
Community: Olds, Alta.
Year: 2015
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $90,000 

Shaganappi Creek Enhancement Project

Organization: Trout Unlimited
Community: Calgary, Alta
Year: 2015
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $25,000 

Senator Patrick Burns School Project

Organization: Senator Patrick Burns School
Community: Calgary, Alta. 
Year: 2015
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $80,000 

Riverbank Discovery Centre Festival Park

Organization: Brandon Riverbank Inc. 
Community: Brandon, Man.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $75,000 

Garage/Community Clubhouse

Organization: Grande Pointe Homeowners Association Inc. 
Community: Grande Pointe, Man.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $75,000 

Winkler Arts and Cultural Centre

Organization: Winkler Arts and Culture Inc
Community: Winkler, Man.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $66,175 

Outdoor Fitness Project

Organization: La Broquerie Community Development Corporation
Community: La Broquerie, Man.
Year: 2016
Category: Recreation
Amount: $63,000 

Grow Your Own Way Community Garden and Green Space

Organization: Whitemouth River Recreation Commission Inc.
Community: Whitemouth, Man.
Year: 2016
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $35,000 

Roblin Ag Society Fairground Rehabilitation

Community: Roblin, Man.
Year: 2015
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $70,000 

Community Rain Garden Project

Organization: Manitoba Eco-Network 
Community: Winnipeg, Man.
Year: 2015
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $35,000 

Miniota Community Centre Renovations

Organization: Community Centre Inc.
Community: Miniota, Man.
Year: 2015
Category: Recreation
Amount: $53,000 

Drainage, Landscaping and Building Enhancements

Organization: La Riviere and Community Recreation Centre
Community: La Riviere, Man.
Year: 2015
Category: Recreation
Amount: $25,000 

Community Garden

Organization: Winnipeg Harvest
Community: Winnipeg, Man.
Year: 2015
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $25,000 

Cherry Creek Park

Organization: Cherry Creek Recreation Commission
Community: Port Alberni, B.C.
Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $63,000

Chilliwack YMCA Childminding Playground

Organization: The YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Community: Chilliwack, B.C.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $85,000

FED Urban Learning Garden

Organization: Food Eco District (FED) Society
Community: Victoria, B.C.
​Year: 2018
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $56,000

Community Farming System and Outdoor Classroom

Organization: Red Deer Public School Foundation
Community: Red Deer, Alta.
​Year: 2018
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $105,000

Community Food Centre Garden

Organization: Jasper Place Wellness Centre
Community: Edmonton, Alta.
​Year: 2018
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $105,000

Golden Valley Community Preservation Project

Organization: Golden Valley Community Association
Community: County of Vermilion River, Alta.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $26,000

Inclusive Playground Project

Organization: Friends of Windsong Heights Association 
Community: Airdrie, Alta. 
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $105,000

Jack Millikin Community Centre

Organization: Jack Millikin Centre Inc.
Community: Big River, Sask.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $70,000

Log Museum Public Park Restoration

Organization: Southwestern Saskatchewan Oldtimers’ Museum Inc. 
Community: Maple Creek, Sask.
​Year: 2018
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $40,000

North Park Revitalisation

Organization: Kinette Club of Melfort and Kinsmen Club of Melfort 
Community: Melfort, Sask.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $100,000

Replica Co-op Service Station

Organization: Tisdale and District Museum
Community: Tisdale, Sask.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $60,000

Assiniboine Park Sport Field Renovation

Organization: Assiniboine Park Conservancy Inc.
Community: Winnipeg, Man.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $125,000

Community Arts Centre

Organization: The Steinbach Arts Council Inc. 
Community: Steinbach, Man.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $65,000

Fair Grounds Upgrade

Organization: Valley Agricultural Society 
Community: Morris, Man.
​Year: 2018
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $36,000

Multi-Use Trail Network

Organization: Dauphin Derailleurs Cycle Club Inc. 
Community: Dauphin, Man.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $150,000

St. Paul BMX and Skate Park

Organization: St. Paul BMX and Skatepark Society
Community: St. Paul, Alta.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $125,000

Sundre Aquaplex Waterslide Upgrade

Organization: Sundre and District Aquatic Society 
Community: Sundre, Alta.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $100,000

Vegreville Soccer Park

Organization: Vegreville Minor Soccer Association 
Community: Vegreville, Alta.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $110,000

Cicansky Gazebo

Organization: Grow Regina Community Gardens Inc.
Community: Regina, Sask.
​Year: 2018
Category: Urban Agriculture
Amount: $90,000

Children’s Discovery Museum

Organization: Children’s Discovery Museum on the Saskatchewan
Community: Saskatoon, Sask.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount $150,000

East End Spray Park

Organization: East Side Community Association 
Community: Moose Jaw, Sask.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $120,000

Hafford Park and Northern Gateway

Organization: Hafford and District Recreation Board Inc.
Community: Hafford, Sask.
​Year: 2018
Category: Environmental Conservation
Amount: $54,000

Natural Play Space Project

Organization: Southwood Elementary School Parent Advisory Committee
Community: Winkler, Man.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $30,000

Outdoor Entertainment Shelter

Organization: Swan River Valley Agricultural Society
Community: Swan River, Man.
​Year: 2018
Category: Recreation
Amount: $30,000