Community Initiatives Program (CIP) – Project-Based | Alberta Culture and Tourism

Value: Maximum $75,000 per fiscal year, approved on a matching basis.


Community Initiatives Program (CIP) funds initiatives that enhance and enrich communities throughout Alberta. The program reinvests revenues generated from provincial lotteries to communities, empowers local citizens and community organizations to work together, and responds to local needs. CIP provides a variety of funding streams in order to address the specific or unique needs of community-based organizations.

  • CIP Project-Based
  • CIP Operating
  • CIP International Development
  • CIP Major Cultural and Sport Events

The Community Initiatives Program (CIP), Project-Based grant supports projects that enhance and enrich communities throughout Alberta by providing assistance to non-profit organizations for:

  • New programs and initiatives
  • Community events
  • Community publications


  • Non-profit organizations and registered charities
  • A First Nation or Métis Settlement in Alberta
  • Foundations established and regulated under Alberta’s Regional Health Authorities Act
  • A University, college, or institute as defined under Alberta’s Post-Secondary Learning Act

Eligible Expenses:

  • New community initiatives (new programs, organizational start-up, prototyping, pilot projects)
  • Hosting of a community event (festivals, symposiums, workshops)
  • Technology (website design, computers, software)
  • Production costs (plays, books, films, exhibits)
  • Equipment (furniture, team sports equipment, licensed vehicles)


  • January 15, 2018
  • May 15, 2018
  • September 15, 2018

Contact: Edmonton Region – Kristine Telenko | 780-422-9574


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