Hinton Connects

“The Town of Hinton is committed to helping the non-profit sector thrive in our community.  Let the Hinton Connects team help you get your house in order!  We serve the non-profit sector by providing information and support.”

Contact Hinton Connects for support in building the capacity of your non-profit, for education, or for whatever else your non-profit needs to succeed.

Our goal is to foster and encourage sustainable community organizations. 

Upcoming Learning Session for Non-profits

         Fundraising - Licensing and Permits

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 
Meeting Room at the Recreation Centre
Please RSVP to Don Engerdahl at dengerdahl@hinton.ca or by calling 780-865-6055.

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Lisa Brett, Volunteer & Information Centre Coordinator, has worked with Family & Community Support Services since 2010. She specializes in volunteer management. Lisa can assist non-profit organizations with board governance including bylaws.

Don Engerdahl,

Arts & Culture Coordinator, has worked for the Town of Hinton’s Recreation and Culture department as the Arts & Culture Coordinator since 2000.  His knowledge and experience in the non-profit sector is a great resource to the Hinton Connects team in the areas of sourcing and writing grants, event planning and coordination, board governance, and technical equipment requirements for community events. 
Joan Melvin, Community Development Coordinator, has worked with Family and Community Support Services since 2008. Specializing in group facilitation, Joan can help non-profit groups with strategic planning, goal setting, restructuring, and many other areas where the group must reach consensus.

Stacey Cherry, Parks & Recreation Coordinator, works in the Recreation, Parks, & Culture department.  Her knowledge and experience with non-profits, event planning, and sources of goods available to non-profits, makes her beneficial to the team.

The Community Grant Program provides funds for:

  • One-time projects and initiatives; or  
  • Operating expenses of organizations in their development stage once per fiscal year for up to three years (within the first five years); or 
  • Events that are primarily designed and delivered for the general public that attract visitors, significantly contribute to the local economy and promote volunteerism.

Intake for the Spring 2017 is open and deadline to apply is April 3rd at 10am.  
Click here for full details and application.