There is always something happening in Lethbridge. The city wants to keep it this way, which is why they actively support events that attract visitors to our area.

If you’re planning an event, big or small, here are some grants that may be available.

Visit the City of Lethbridge, Grants and Support 
Click here for more information and contact information

Sports Bid Committee

If you’re planning a sporting event and need help crafting your bid, the Lethbridge Sport Council is here to help. They have information on facilities and accommodations, examples of past success and volunteers and support systems.

Contact them at 403.320.5412 or visit

Community Event Support Grant

This City of Lethbridge grant supports not-for-profit community events that enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Lethbridge.

Quarterly application deadlines are January 31st, April 30th, July 31st, and October 31st. For more information on this grant and how to fill out the application, click here

Call 403-360-1720 for more information.

Heart of Our City Downtown Activity Grant

Let’s make downtown Lethbridge exciting and vibrant. This grant provides funds to Lethbridge organizations that attract audiences to the Heart of Our City.

The deadline is October 31 for events taking place the following year.

The application and information about successful past events can be found at .

Major Community Event Hosting Grant

For large events with sizeable budgets and multiple funding sources, there is the Major Community Event Hosting Grant. Successful applicants will benefit the profile and visibility of the city. 

For more information, contact either Lori Harasem at 403-360-1720 or [email protected] or Travis Grindle at 403-329-7394 or [email protected]

Tourism Lethbridge Acknowledgement of Government Grant Support 

Tourism Lethbridge gratefully acknowledges the Minister of Culture and Tourism and Alberta Economic Development, Trade & Tourism – Tourism Division for their generous support in the form of the 2019 Visitor Services Innovation Fund Grant, which allows us to better serve visitors to Lethbridge.