Recreation and Culture

Recreation Board Funding

The County of Northern Lights has recreation agreements with the towns of Grimshaw, Manning and Peace River and provides funding for the following community recreation boards and their facilities in support of resident recreation: 

County of Northern Lights South Recreation Board (Wards 1, 2, 3, Towns of Peace River and Grimshaw)

308 10102 68 St
Peace River, AB T8S 0B2
Tel: 587.479.7341


Northern Lights Recreation Board (Wards 4, 5, 6, 7, Town of Manning)

Box 873
Manning, AB T0H 2M0
Tel: 780.836.6496



Recreation Board Funding will be given in support of a broad range of recreational and cultural activities, programs and services to ensure opportunities for people of all ages and abilities are available in our County. They must also support local groups who own, operate and maintain facilities or outdoor structures that provide programs, services or recreational experiences.

This funding is intended to provide funding to groups operating within the County and the support communities of Manning, Grimshaw and Peace River. Eligible expenses would include program and event funding, advertisement, and Capital assistance up to $10,000. The majority of this funding will be provided to the North and South Recreation Boards within the County for distribution to eligible community groups in accordance with this policy. Funding is based on a per household basis.


Click here for the Recreation Board Funding Request Form


For complete eligibility requirements, guidelines, and application process, please view the Recreation and Culture Funding Policy here.


County of Northern Lights Funding Stream Sorting Quiz

Is your organization looking for grant funding opportunities from the County? Check out this sorting quiz to see which County grant program you may be eligible for. 


Grant Listing

Check out an entire list of grants available from Provincial government, Federal government, public and private businesses/organizations! The list includes grants with ongoing intakes as well grants with upcoming deadlines. Check back frequently, as the list is updated. View the grant list here.