Have an idea you're trying to make happen? Get up to $3,000 to make it a reality!
Edmonton Community Foundation (ECF) has money dedicated to funding the projects of young Edmonton and area residents. If you know any individuals, or groups, between the ages of 13 and 22 years old, who are working on an idea or a project, tell them to apply! The Young Edmonton Grants (YEG) program supports activities that are initiated, led and organized by young Edmonton and area residents.
During a two-year pilot project (2009-2011), a group of 9 youth were employed to plan, implement, and evaluate an innovative city-wide program to showcase the talents, passions and abilities of Edmonton’s at risk youth population.
As an outspoken voice for the advancement and equality of women, Dr. Maria Eriksen was a social advocate involved with various initiatives since the women's movement began in the 1970s. Her most recent project was tackling a huge issue facing Alberta's immigrants - obtaining the Canadian accreditation or training they require in order to become fully employed in their field.
Edmonton's Joint Use partners (the City of Edmonton and the Public, Francophone and Catholic School Boards) along with REACH Edmonton are working to provide access to school space for new and emerging aboriginal, immigrant, refugee or special needs community groups during the summer. These programs may include a combination of academic assistance, cultural (understanding, learning and reconnection), recreational and life skills.
Presently these schools still have space available:
Status of Women Canada is launching a Call for Proposals for projects that will both increase economic security and promote prosperity for women in communities across Canada. All projects will include a number of predetermined elements, which organizations must address in their proposals.
Projects under this Call for Proposals fall into three thematic areas:
Funder: City of Edmonton - Family and Community Support Services (FCSS)
Partner: REACH Edmonton - Coordinating Council for Safe Communities
Are you a community organization or agency or public sector organization?
Are you looking for financial support for a project that addresses issues related to human rights, diversity, multiculturalism, equality, inclusion or women's issues?
If your project takes place in Alberta and fosters equality, reduces discrimination or helps your organization deal better with these issues, the Human Rights, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Education Fund may be able to help you.