Resources & Links

Communities and volunteers have access to a variety of tools and links to help improve your organizations.


Harvesting the Wisdom of Coalitions

The Community Development Unit in partnership with Alberta Education and the University of Alberta through the Early Childhood Mapping (ECMap) Project has created a number of resources to support the success of coalitions in Alberta including:

Building Corporate Relationships - A Toolkit for Nonprofits

The toolkit for non-profits was developed by Alberta Culture and Tourism with the input of non-profit/voluntary sector stakeholders, community investment managers and fund development professionals.

The toolkit outlines a five-step process that can help small and medium sized non-profits build effective relationships with the corporate sector and other community partners. It offers tips and links to additional resources.

Financial Assistance Summary

This directory lists approximately 200 granting foundations and their grant programs. While not comprehensive, the summary provides information on some of the financial resources available to organizations and individuals.

The document was updated in July 2014 and some information may have changed. We recommend contacting the sources you are interested in before making a request or application for funding.

Facilitating Large Public Input Events

A series of tip sheets drawing on the experience of facilitators in the Community Development Unit for facilitating large public input events and achieving effective results.

Board Development

Print and web-based resources that focus on board governance issues relevant to non-profit boards to make the work of the board more effective, such as:


Volunteer Organization Links

A list of volunteer organizations (organized by region) Alberta Culture and Tourism supports and works with to build capacity and engage communities.

Last reviewed/revised: November 30, 2017
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