Applications for the World’s Largest Dinosaur Legacy Fund are now being accepted. Not-for-profit groups registered under the Societies Act and other formally organized groups are encouraged to apply. Up to 3,000 dollars per project will be awarded for capital projects in the Drumheller region. Deadline to apply is September 1st, 2017. The application form can be found below, hard copies are also available at the Chamber of Commerce office.
The World's Largest Dinosaur (WLD) Legacy Fund was established to reinvest revenues generated by the WLD attraction and gift shop back into our community to enhance and enrich community economic development initiatives in the Drumheller region. Each month, 15% of admission revenues and 15% of gift shop sales are directed to the WLD Legacy Fund.
Who may apply for funding?
Eligible applicants include:
- Not-for-profit groups registered under the Societies Act
- Other formally organized groups
Ineligible applicants include:
- Not-for-profits registered under the Companies Act or Canada Corporations Act
- Service clubs
- Organizations who have received WLD Legacy Funds within the past two (2) years
1. An applicant may apply for funding for enhancement capital projects that benefit the general
community, but may not receive funding to supplement operating revenues.
2. To receive WLD Legacy Funds, applicants must demonstrate that they are well organized.
3. WLD Legacy Funds may be used to supplement funding from other sources to renovate,
retrofit, enhance, or repair capital construction projects.
4. WLD Legacy Fund recipients must expend all funding and funding interest accrued on the
approved project within one year of the stated project start date.
5. There will be two application deadlines each year, March 1 and September 1.
To date, the WLD Legacy Fund has given over $625,000 to 28 different community groups and associations.