International Development Grants

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International Development Grants - Community Initiatives Program

The CIP International Development grant provides assistance to meet local needs in developing nations through support of sustainable community development projects. The purpose of the International Development funding stream is to match or supplement the donations Albertans make to humanitarian projects in developing nations.

Assistance is provided to projects run by:

  • Small and medium-sized organizations
  • Alberta-based organizations
  • Non-government organizations

Types of projects assisted:

  • Immunization and health
  • Education and awareness
  • Food production and livelihood
  • Construction
  • Micro-financing and sustainability
  • Sanitation and hygiene
  • Emergency disaster relief (contact the program office for more information)

CIP International Development Frequently Asked Questions.


Organizations and community non-profit organizations that are registered (and in good standing) under one of the Acts as outlined in the CIP International Development Grant Guidelines.

Maximum Funding Available



Transition 2017-18

Grant Programs CIP Project-Based
CIP Operating
CIP International Development
2017-18 Deadline dates March 15, 2017
June 15, 2017
September 15, 2017

Full Implementation 2018-19

Grant Programs CIP Project-Based
CIP Operating
CIP International Development
2018-19 Deadline dates January 15, 2018
May 15, 2018
September 15, 2018

CIP International Development Documents

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Last reviewed/revised: February 1, 2018
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