Project-Based Grant

The Community Initiatives Program (CIP) funds projects that enhance and enrich communities throughout Alberta.

Project-Based Grant provides assistance to community organizations for such projects as:

  1. Equipment purchases
  2. Facility construction or renovation projects
  3. Hosting/travel/special events
  4. New programs or special funding (e.g., disaster) requests

Eligibility

Organizations must be registered and in good standing under one of the recognized Acts in order to apply*.

Organizations are eligible to apply for one capital and one non-capital grant per government fiscal year (April 1 – March 31). Non-capital grant requests can be accessed through any one of the CIP grant streams. Capital grant requests can be accessed under the Community Initiatives Program Project Based or the Community Facility Enhancement Program.

*note Canada Corporations Act has changed to Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act

Maximum Funding Available
$75,000

Deadlines

Grant Program Intake/deadline
CIP-Project-Based
CIP Operating
CIP International Development
CFEP Small Funding Stream

*Transitioning from four intakes to three intakes per year: May, September and January
December 15, 2016
March 15, 2017
June 15, 2017
September 15, 2017
January 15, 2018
CFEP Large Funding Stream
*Transitioning to one intake per year: October
2016-17 Deadline: January 15, 2017
October 2017
CIP Major Cultural and Sport Events
*Transitioning to two intakes per year: April and October
2016-17 Deadline: January 15, 2017
April 1, 2017
October 1, 2017


Full implementation 2018-19

Grant Program Intake/deadline
CIP-Project-Based
CIP Operating
CIP International Development
CFEP Small Funding Stream

*Three intakes per year.
May 15, 2018
September 15, 2018
January 15, 2019
CFEP Large Funding Stream
*One intake per year.
October 1, 2018
CIP Major Cultural and Sport Events
*Two intakes per year.
April 1, 2018
October 1, 2018


Guidelines, Application and PDF Download Tips

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CIP Guidelines

Download the Community Initiatives Program Guidelines

Project-based materials

Last reviewed/revised: January 6, 2017
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