Alberta Canada 150 Grant
The Community Initiatives Program's (CIP) Alberta Canada 150 stream will provide $2 million to support projects that align with the four themes of
the Federal Canada 150 approach which include:
- Diversity, inclusion and the building of common interests and relationships.
- Supporting efforts towards reconciliation of indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians.
- Engaging and inspiring youth to carry forward the legacy of Canada 150.
- Connecting Canadians with nature and raising environmental stewardship to the level of national consciousness.
Alberta Canada 150 outcomes:
- Support Albertans to join all Canadians to recognize Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.
- Supports projects that align with the four themes of the Federal Canada 150.
- Provide funding to small and medium size organizations that have previously not applied or received funding and whose mandate supports one of the four
Alberta Canada 150 - Frequently Asked Questions
Please see CIP Alberta Canada 150 Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
An organization can submit one Alberta Canada 150 project per fiscal year. Organizations will be eligible to apply to the Alberta Canada 150
and also for another non-capital CIP grant during 2016-17 and 2017-18.
The following organizations and community nonprofit organizations who are registered (and in good standing) under one of the following Acts are eligible to apply
for funding under the CIP.
- Agriculture Societies Act
- Part 21 of the Business Corporations Act - Extra-Provincial Corporations*
- Cemeteries Act or Cemetery Companies Act
- Companies Act, Part 9 (Nonprofit Companies)
- Libraries Act
- School Act
- Societies Act of Alberta
- Special Act of the Alberta Legislature
- Special Act of the Parliament of Canada*
- Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act and must be registered in Alberta Under the Business Corporation 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
* Must have an Alberta based address which must be regularly monitored by an active member of the organization.
Last reviewed/revised: January 6, 2017