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CIP Project-Based Grant




This program provides funding to new community-based programs, initiatives, events and publications.

Eligible Applicants

The following organizations and community non-profit organizations can apply for this program:

a registered community non-profit organization in Alberta (and in good standing) under one of these Acts:

  • Provincial Legislation
    • Agriculture Societies Act
    • Part 21 of the Business Corporations Act – Extra-Provincial Corporations
    • Cemeteries Act or Cemetery Companies Act
    • Part 9 of the Companies Act, (Nonprofit Companies)
    • Libraries Act
    • Education Act
    • Societies Act
    • Special Act of the Alberta Legislature
  • Federal Legislation
    • Special Act of the Parliament of Canada
    • Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, and must be registered in Alberta under the Business Corporations Act
    • Income Tax Act(of Canada and operating in the Province of Alberta (Charities)
  • First Nations and Métis Settlements
  • foundations established and regulated under the province’s Regional Health Authorities Act
  • universities, colleges and institutes as defined under Alberta’s Post-secondary Learning Act

Organizations must have an Alberta-based address which must be regularly monitored by an active member of the organization.

Eligible Expenses

Eligible projects and expenses for this grant include, but are not limited to:

  • installation of equipment or technology
  • 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)

You can start your project any time after the application has been received.

Deadline Date

  January 15, May 15, September 15


Contact Name: Community Initiatives Program (CIP), Project-Based

Phone Number: 780-422-9598

E-mail Address:


Industry: Non-Profit, Location: Alberta ,