AUMA has been approached by members seeking information on how municipalities are offering financial support to businesses impacted by COVID-19. See how members are going the extra mile to support local businesses and organizations.
AUMA’s Welcoming and Inclusive Communities initiative is pleased to host a webinar on how to develop an effective business case to make equity, diversity, and inclusion work a mainstay component of your municipality’s operations.
Are you looking for an opportunity to increase your municipality’s asset management capacity? FCM has opened a second round of funding of up to $50,000 for qualifying communities to pursue an asset management project of their choosing.
AUMA is hosting a live webinar on Grant Writing on February 11. This webinar is free to anyone associated with an Alberta not-for-profit organization, and will be facilitated by Alberta Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women.
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Does your facility offer sport and recreation activities to children or teens? Get $50 for a 20-30 minute survey about sport sponsorship and food promotion. Check your facility's eligibility in less than five minutes here.
The Calgary Herald reported on the weekend that Councillor Devon Helfrich of the Town of Crossfield passed away on January 9. He was 32. The article said, “His parents, Cal and Liz Helfrich, described him as an advocate for the underdog who always put others first.”
We are sure that members will join the AUMA Board and staff in extending our sympathy to Devon’s colleagues, friends, and family.
The Action Centre helps municipalities make real change – download the Impact Report
Since 2009, the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre – a partnership of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, the Rural Municipalities of Alberta and the Government of Alberta – has helped Alberta municipalities, non-profit organizations, and schools implement energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions. See how communities have made real change in our Impact Report 2020.
High energy consumption across several municipal facilities adds up to expensive utility bills. Watch Adeniyi Adeaga, Municipal Energy Manager, Foothills County talk about how he is managing energy use and finding ways to reduce operational costs on a tight budget. Then, hire an energy manager, with 80% of their salary covered by the Action Centre.
Whether you have completed your Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework or are still working toward the April 1 deadline, EOEP’s Regional Partnership and Collaboration course will help you enhance the skills and knowledge required for successful ongoing intermunicipal relationships.