The 2022-23 Alberta Security Infrastructure Program (ASIP) grant funds security assessments, related training, equipment, immediate response and security infrastructure improvements to facilities serving communities or identifiable groups at risk of hate or bias-motivated crimes or incidents.
There are 2 separate grant applications:
- cost recovery grant – reimbursement of expenses incurred after June 1, 2021
- regular grant for security assessment, infrastructure and equipment purchases, and related training
ASIP applicants must be:
- a registered not-for-profit agency or registered charity in good standing
- places of worship where a group of people gather to perform acts of religious praise, meditation, honour or devotion
- provincially or territorially recognized private educational institutions including primary and secondary schools serving diverse student bodies
- schools linked to an affiliated facility where the facility itself or its regular users are affiliated with an identifiable group
- community centres where members of any identifiable group gather for social or cultural activities
- cemeteries or burial facilities with a primary focus on members of an identifiable group
- shelters serving individuals of an identifiable group
- ceremonial facilities or monuments used by individuals of an identifiable grou
- not-for-profit organization store front serving identifiable groups
There are 3 funding categories. Applicants may apply for funding or cost reimbursement under one or more categories.
- Category A: security risk assessment – A maximum of $10,000 per application is available for funding or cost reimbursement for a completed professional security risk assessment.
- Category B: implementation of security risk assessment plan
- B1: security planning, infrastructure and equipment purchases ($25,000 maximum)
- B2: education and training ($10,000 maximum)
- Category C: immediate security response – Funding maximum up to $10,000 for cost reimbursement only for immediate, short-term, security response needs related to a high-risk hate or bias-motivated incident that was reported to police.
Contact Name: Community Initiatives Support
Phone Number: 780-415-1819 or 310-0000 (toll-free)
E-mail Address: email@example.com