There are a number of social services funding grants that have been provided to the City from a network of social service agencies and organizations.
The chart is updated as new information becomes available and is not meant to be a complete listing of all the funding grants currently available. Every effort is made for accuracy, however, please visit the specific grant website for the most up-to-date information. (Chart updated as of Sept. 28, 2023)
|Grant Name||Source||Amount||Focus Area||Application Deadline|
|Alberta Foundation for the Arts||Alberta Foundation for the Arts - public agency & provincial corporation of the Government of Alberta||Refer to their website for more information.||Grant funding to arts and art organizations for growth and development of the arts sector.||See website for various grants and deadlines.|
|Community Facility Enhancement Program - Small Funding Stream||Ministry of Culture - Government of Alberta||Maximum funding request $125,000. Organizations may be considered for up to $10,000 non-matching funding.
Projects must be completed within 18 months from the date the cheque is received by the organization.
|Acquire, build, purchase, repair, renovate, upgrade or expand sports, recreational, cultural or other related public-use community facilities.||Annual application deadlines:
|Community Facility Enhancement Program - Large Funding Stream||Ministry of Culture - Government of Alberta||For projects requesting over $125,001 and up to $1,000,000.
||Acquire, build, purchase, repair, renovate, upgrade or expand sports, recreational, cultural or other related public-use community facilities.||Annual application intake deadline:
|Community Initiatives Program - Project Based Stream||Ministry of Culture - Government of Alberta||Up to $75,000||Assistance to non-profit organizations for: new programs, enhancement to an existing program,community events, gender equity projects, technology, portable equipment||Three intakes per fiscal year:
Intake 1 - Jan. 15
Intake 2 - May 15
Intake 3 - Sept. 15
|Community Initiatives Program - Operating Grant||Ministry of Culture - Government of Alberta||Maximum operating expenses: $75,000||Grant support to eligible non-profit organizations in Alberta that support social issues to enhance the organization’s ability to operate and deliver direct services to the
vulnerable and disadvantaged in Alberta.
|Annual application deadlines:
|Rooted In Communities Endowment Program||Peavey Industries||Small funding opportunity||Projects, initiatives and ideas that are recognized as an emerging opportunity or need.||Ongoing|
|Field Law Community Fund Program||Field Law||$30,000 in total will be distributed in the Southern Alberta Community Market||Preferred causes (but not exclusive) are those that support education, healthcare, at-risk youth, homelessness, diversity, equality, women’s organizations, community and sports or arts and culture.||Oct. 2, 2023|
|Strategic Opportunity Grants||CALGARY FOUNDATION||Maximum grant request amount is $10,000||Support small to mid-sized (up to $8MM annual operating budget)
Calgary and area qualified donees with small, short term, strategic initiatives that fall into one of two categories: organization development, or program development.
|Grant request deadlines are midnight on the 1st of each month.|
|TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (FEF) Grant||TD Friends of the Environment Foundation||Funding requests are needs based, and there is no set minimum or maximum amount for which you can apply. However, the majority of TD FEF grants are between $2,000 and $8,000.||Environmental projects across Canada.||Winter submission