Grant Programs

Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

Government of Alberta

Community Facility Enhancement Programs (CFEP)

The Community Facility Enhancement Program provides financial assistance for the expansion and upgrading of Alberta's extensive network of community-use facilities. The program provides matching grants to Indian Bands, Metis Settlements, and registered community non-profit groups to build, purchase, repair, renovate, or otherwise improve related family and community wellness facilities.

Community Initiatives Program (CIP)

The Community Initiatives Program supports project-based initiatives in areas such as community services, seniors' services, libraries, arts and culture, sports, education, and health and recreation. The maximum grant is $75,000 per project per year and applications can be submitted at any time. CIP funding is approved on a matching grant basis. The matching requirement may be met in the form of any contribution of money, volunteer labour, services, or donated materials or equipment for the project.

Agricultural Initiatives Program

This program funds activities that encourage improvements in agriculture, the quality of life in agricultural communities, and rural development.

Alberta Sport Connection

Above & Beyond Grant

The Above and Beyond Grant supports coaches and officials as they pursue educational or developmental opportunities.

Event Support Program

The Event Support Program focuses on sport program development, providing financial support to communities and associations in hosting major sport events, and as a result, promoting economic growth throughout the province.

Canadian Tire (National)

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program

Canadian Tire JumpStart is a community-based charitable program that helps kids in financial need participate in organized sport and recreation.

Farm Credit Canada (National)

The FCC AgriSpirit Fund

The AgriSpirit Fund supports the enhancement of rural communities. If your organization is raising money for a capital project and your city or town has less than 150,000 people, it may qualify for a donation of between $5,000 and $25,000 to supplement your other fundraising efforts.

Evergreen (National)

Evergreen Grants

Evergreen is one of Canada’s leading funders of community and school greening projects.

KidSport™ (National/Provincial)

KidSport™ Alberta Chapter Provincial Funding

KidSport™ Canada is a national not-for-profit organization that provides financial assistance for registration fees and equipment to kids aged 18 and under.

Alberta EcoTrust

Albert EcoTrust Environmental Grants

The Albert EcoTrust invests in environmental projects that build on the work and achievements of other organizations, projects and programs and uses shared resources to solve problems.