Banff is a strong and diverse community and newcomers play an important role in making Banff a great place to live. We’re here to connect you with local resources to help you adjust to life in Banff. Visit NewToBanff.ca for work-related information, community life, activities and services, affordability programs, health information or finding places around town. Available in five languages: English, Japanese, Tagalog, Tigrinya and French.
Community Funding Grants
Do you have a great community project idea? Registered Banff non-profits, and informal groups from Banff & Lake Louise can apply for grants that enhance the quality of life of residents, and strengthens social well-being. Visit banff.ca/Grants for guidelines and applications. For support, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 403.762.1255. Deadline to apply is September 30.
MountainLIFE Adventure Courses
Connect, explore and play in Banff’s MountainLIFE programs. This program is designed for adults aged 31+ who want to connect with their peers, get outdoors and enjoy mountain life to the fullest. Learn to climb, glacier travel skills, try a via feratta route, and more! Find dates and all courses at banff.ca/MountainLIFE.
Tourism survey for Banff National Park residents
Complete this community survey and assist Parks Canada, Banff & Lake Louise Tourism, and the Town of Banff develop a 10-year Tourism Masterplan. Help set the direction for the future of sustainable tourism in our area. This survey is anonymous, and for those aged 18+. Complete the survey before June 3, and enter a draw to win a $500 gift card. Learn more at TourismTogether.ca.