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 learning capacity of your non-profit by offering information your non-profit needs to succeed.

Our goal is to foster and encourage sustainable community organizations. 

FREE Lunch-hour Learning Sessions 


May 22




September 18




November 20




Visit www.hinton.ca/hintonconnects

Please RSVP your attendance to Joan Melvin at 780-865-6036


We serve the non-profit sector by providing information and support.


SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS are a blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet. Canada is part of the global partnership outlining 17 goals with targets by 2030. Non-profits and charities might wish to learn more about how to foster the strategies that will improve health and education, reduce inequality, spur economic growth while tackling climate change and preserving our oceans and forests. 

  1. Thu, Jul 18

  2. Sat, Sep 28 - Sun, Sep 29

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  3. Grants
Lisa Brett, Volunteer 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.

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.  

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.

Next intake deadline is October 1, 2019.