The Bow Valley Interagency e-letter is for community organizations and agencies throughout the Bow Valley to receive and share information on upcoming events, workshops and programs, as well as to keep members up to date on any changes to agency policies, offerings, staff changes or volunteer opportunities. To post in the e-letter, please email

Bow Valley Interagency E-Letter

April 8, 2019

The e-letter is sent out every two weeks. The next edition will be sent out Monday, April 22. To post in the e-letter, please email your submission to Please send posters in either PDF or JPEG format.


CYAN - Canmore Young Adult Network
Click here for CYAN's April Newsletter

CYAN is hoping to put together an ambassador program & the first step is a feasibility study.  This 3 question survey is estimated to take 1 minute of your time!  The more responses we get, the more likely we will be able to pursue the project! 
This link is specific to local agencies, we will be putting one out for local businesses as well.  
Please fill this out by Friday, April 12th!
Banff Community Services

Volunteer for the new Town of Banff Community Grants Committee
Share your passion and community knowledge by reviewing community grant applications and recommending funding to Council. Five positions are available. All Banff residents 16 and older can apply. There is a youth rep position so please share with any 16-18 year old who may be interested. Deadline to apply April 10, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. 
Committee terms of reference and application form are at
For more information email or call 403.762.1254
Note: If residents belong to groups applying for a grant this is a conflict of interest to be on the committee.
Bow Valley College

Job Resource centre

Bow Valley Literacy Program

Southern Alberta Brain Injury Society

Palliative Care Society of the Bow Valley

YWCA Banff

Alberta Health Services

Canmore Public Library

Canmore Hospital Ladies Auxillary

Canmore FCSS
Do Good in Your Hood

Get your ‘hood happenin’ this summer with our new Outdoor Movie Kits. Host a movie under the stars with our giant outdoor screens and projectors. Or up the fun with our block party trailer complete with all the essentials (and then some) to enjoy summer evenings in the mountains. Visit for more info, to check the online calendar and to submit a booking request.

Town of Canmore Community Grant Program 2019 
The Town of Canmore Community Grants Program is established to provide funding to Canmore-based not-for-profit societies and community organizations for projects that benefit residents of Canmore and enhance community programming in accordance with the Town of Canmore’s vision, goals, and strategic priorities.  The objectives of the grants are to increase the capacity of local groups by providing occasional support for their efforts.

The Town of Canmore Community Grant Program is intended to provide up to 50% of the total expenses for one-time, project-based initiatives within two municipal funding streams:
Grant Competition is not open for both the community initiatives and community events.

Applications can be found at
Deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 30.

Origin Spring Creek

Settlement Services

Bow Valley Early Childhood Coalition

Bow Valley Parent Link


If your agency or organization has an upcoming volunteer opportunity you would like advertised on the Volunteer Canmore Facebook page or in the Crag and Canyon free of charge, please email

Volunteer Drivers Needed
The Canmore FCSS Volunteer Driver Program is in need of some dedicated individuals to join our excellent team of drivers responsible for getting clients (primarily seniors) to their medical appointments out-of-town. (usually Calgary). Potential volunteers require a vehicle in excellent operating condition, a valid drivers license, and a reasonable sense of direction in Calgary. Volunteer drivers will be reimbursed for their gas.
Please contact Mavis at for more information.

Bow Valley Interagency Meeting Schedule

The Bow Valley Interagency meetings are co-hosted by Banff and Canmore FCSS. All community organizations and agencies throughout the Bow Valley are invited to attend to share information and to listen to guest speakers throughout the year discuss issues that are prevalent in our area. For more information on Bow Valley Interagency, please contact Lu Douce, Canmore FCSS 403.678.7136, or Shawn Carr, Banff FCSS 403.762.1255.

Meetings are held 5 times a year, on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 3:00-4: 30 pm. Locations alternate between Banff Town Hall and the Canmore Civic Centre

Next Meeting: Tuesday, May 21 - Banff

Bow Valley Interagency Meeting Schedule 2019:
May 21 - Banff
Sept 17 - Canmore
Nov 19 - Banff

Town of Canmore FCSS                 
902 7th Ave                                          
Canmore AB                                       
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Town of Banff FCSS
110 Bear Street
Canmore, AB