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:
- Equipment purchases
- Facility construction or renovation projects
- Hosting/travel/special events
- New programs or special funding (e.g., disaster) requests
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
Full implementation 2018-19
Guidelines, Application and PDF Download Tips
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Last reviewed/revised: January 6, 2017