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Community Investment Operating Grant | City of Edmonton:

Value

Varies.

Description

The City of Edmonton Community Investment Operating Grant (CIOG) program provides operating assistance to Edmonton’s non-profit organizations that are working towards the following outcomes:

  • increasing social inclusion
  • increasing equitable access to participation

Eligible Applicants

Your organization’s primary mandate must fall under one of the following:

  • Social Services – social programs and activities that help Edmontonians to strengthen personal or community life.
  • Recreation/Amateur Sport – those activities and experiences in which individuals choose to participate in their leisure time, such as: athletic, physical, historical, cultural, social and intellectual activities.

Your organization must also:

  • Be a not-for-profit organization registered for at least a year.
  • Have the majority of its participants living in Edmonton.
  • Provide direct ongoing programs and services that improve quality of life primarily for Edmontonians.
  • Accomplish an adequate level of activity to merit a grant.
  • Address the CIOG priorities and guidelines through their programs and services.
  • Have open membership except for valid program factors (for example – age).
  • Use the grant to further the applicant’s mandate as outlined in its constitutional documents.
  • Demonstrate sound board and financial governance practices. Examples of unsound governance practices could include having a board member also in a paid staff role within the organization, lack of financial controls/review.
  • Demonstrate initiative and success in generating diverse sources of funding.
  • Submit application and required documents by the deadline.
  • Have year-end financial statements that follow generally accepted accounting principles for not-for-profit organizations.

Eligible Expenses

    • Social Services – social programs and activities that help Edmontonians to strengthen personal or community life.
    • Recreation/Amateur Sport – those activities and experiences in which individuals choose to participate in their leisure time, such as: athletic, physical, historical, cultural, social and intellectual activities.

Deadline Date

  February 16, 2022
Industry: Non-Profit, Location: Alberta ,
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