Grants are made based on the annual advice of donors. Charities cannot apply for these grants, but ECF provides expertise on the community and its emerging needs to help inform donor advice.

OrganizationAmount Granted
Abbottsfield Youth Project (AYP) Society$100,000
ABC Head Start Society$54,504
ABWE Global Inc.$3,000
Adeara Recovery Centre $10,000
Aga Khan Foundation Canada $4,498
Alberta Aviation Museum Association $3,686
Alberta Ballet Company $4,721
Alberta Baroque Music Society $264
Alberta Cancer Foundation $34,360
Alberta Council for Environmental Education $25,000
Alberta Council of Women's Shelters$8,284
Alberta Craft Council$5,000
Alberta Ecotrust Foundation $600,000
Alberta Emerald Foundation $1,729
Alberta Genealogical Society$600
Alberta Health Services $13,384
Alberta Helping Animals Society
$500
Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association $35,000
Alberta Lawyer's Assistance Society $1,000
Alberta Lung Association$750
Alberta Museums Association $5000
Alberta Music Education Foundation $15,840
Alberta Pianofest Society $1,000
Alberta Psychiatric Association Foundation $1,000
Alberta Riparian Habitat Management Society$10,000
Alberta Science Network $1,000
Alberta SPCA$5,636
Alberta Theatre Projects Society$10,000
Alberta Tomorrow Foundation$10,000
Alberta Wilderness Association$35,000
Alexandra Community Health Centre$10,000
All One Sky Foundation$10,000
Alpine Club of Canada$10,000
Alzheimer Society of Alberta & Northwest Territories$12,321
Amarok Society$6,000
Anglican Parish of Christ Church$3,000
Art Gallery of Alberta$64,831
Arthritis Society (Prairie Region)$355
Arthritis Society (Prairie/Nunavut/NWT)$400
Arts On The Avenue$6,000
Avalanche Canada Foundation$5,000
Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society$5,000
Ballet Edmonton Society$2,121
Ballet Victoria Society$20,000
Banff Canmore Community Foundation$50,000
Banff Centre$20,000
Barrhead Animal Rescue Society$1,135
Beakerhead Creative Society$5,000
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society$60,000
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada$4,000
Bishop Budka Charitable Society$1,000
Bissell Centre$131,892
Black Gold Regional Division #18$21,384
Board Of Education Of School District No. 64 (Gulf Islands)$1,000
Bow Valley Choral Society$1,288
Bow Valley College$25,000
Bow Valley Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals$1,289
Bowstrings Heritage Foundation$3,950,000
Boyle McCauley Health Centre$91,607
Boyle Street Services Society$208,100
Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area Society$61,481
Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary
$2,000
Brentwood College Association$500,000
British Columbia Guide Dog Services$70,000
British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals$50,000
Brock University$2,000
Brown Bagging for Calgary Street Kids Society$1,500
CAGP Foundation$2,000
Calgary Arts Foundation$100,000
Calgary Counselling Centre$25,000
Calgary Food Bank$850
Calgary Foundation$120,000
Calgary Opera Association$5,000
Calgary Outlink: Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity$20,000
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation$25,000
Calgary Shaw Charity Classic Foundation$14,000
Calgary Youth Orchestra Society$10,000
Camp Caroline Society$1,000
Camp Health, Hope & Happiness Society$19,648
Canadian Baptist Seminary$25,000
Canadian Bible Society$1,000
Canadian Blood Services$5,000
Canadian Cancer Society$8,749
Canadian Canoe Museum$5,000
Canadian Children's Shelter of Hope Foundation$35,000
Canadian Diabetes Association$1,959
Canadian Foundation For The United World College Of The Atlantic$10,000
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research$2,000
Canadian Jesuit Missions$250
Canadian Liver Foundation$750
Canadian Lung Association$500
Canadian Mental Health Association Edmonton Region$1,007
Canadian Mountain Arts Foundation$24,000
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)$9,015
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society$50,754
Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation$1,000
Canadian Red Cross Society, Edmonton$47,768
Canadian Rockies Regional Division No. 12$5,000
Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities$400
Canadian Wildlife Federation$4,746
Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan Inc.$5,000
Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation$3,500
Canmore Rotary Club Charitable Foundation$500
Canterbury Foundation$300
Capital Care Foundation$13,289
CARE Canada$51,454
CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health$32,091
CASA Foundation$6,101
Catalyst Theatre Society of Alberta$5,605
Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton$2,500
Catholic Parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help$1,500
Catholic Social Services$5,764
CEASE: Centre to End All Sexual Exploitation$42,211
Centre for Autism Services Alberta$2,000
Centre for Evangelical Spiritual Formation of Edmonton$819
Centre for Family Literacy Society of Alberta$91,500
Centre for Sexuality Society$10,000
CFMTA Trust$19,620
Chalice (Canada)$250
Change for Children Association$10,563
CHANGE Health Alberta$1,553
CHED Santas Anonymous Incorporated$500
Chemical Institute of Canada$1,500
Child Evangelism Fellowship of Canada$1,000
Childhood Cancer Canada Foundation / Fondation Canadienne Du Cancer Chez L'Enfant$3,000
Chimp: Charitable Impact Foundation (Canada)$30,000
Chinook's Edge School Division No. 73$10,000
Christ the Redeemer Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 3$10,000
Christcity Church Ltd.$10,000
Christian Research Institute - Canada$1,000
Christmas Bureau of Edmonton$14,653
Chrysalis: An Alberta Society for Citizens with Disabilities$3,000
Church of the Christian Community in Canada$400
Citadel Theatre$226,355
CKUA Radio Foundation$1,534
Clarkson University$10,000
Clean Economy Fund$50,000
Clubhouse Society of Edmonton & Area$1,250
Compassion Canada$1,104
Concordia University College of Alberta$15,500
Connect Charter School Society$10,000
Contemporary Calgary Arts Society$25,000
Cornerstone Counseling Centre$5,000
Council for the Advancement of African Canadians in Alberta$96,000
Covenant Foundation$15,504
CPA Education Foundation$12,000
Crestwood Presbyterian Church, Edmonton$2,000
Cross-Country Ski de Fond Canada$10,000
Dalhousie University$4,000
Dalit Freedom Network Canada Association$15,000
David Suzuki Foundation$8,000
Dayspring Presbyterian Church$2,600
Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, Canada, Inc.$4,568
Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society$5,000
DIY Theatre Society$5,000
Doctors Without Borders Canada$70,810
Dogs with Wings Assistance Dog Society$7,907
Douglas Cardinal Foundation for Indigenous Waldorf Education$5,000
Dreamspeakers Festival Society$5,000
Ducks Unlimited Canada$5,000
E4C (Edmonton City Centre Church Corporation)
$304,231
Early Music Voices Concert Society in Elbow Park$5,000
Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta Society$9,000
Ecojustice Canada Society$56,975
Edmonton and Area Land Trust$40,000
Edmonton Arts Council Society$235,000
Edmonton Catholic Separate School District 7$1,171
Edmonton Chamber Music Society
$1,000
Edmonton Community Foundation$87,950
Edmonton Community Legal Centre$1,500
Edmonton Down Syndrome Society$10,049
Edmonton Gleaners Association$74,929
Edmonton Heritage Festival Association$400
Edmonton Humane Society (SPCA)$66,930
Edmonton Jazz Festival Society$1,000
Edmonton Jazz Society (1973)$500
Edmonton Jewish Community Charitable Foundation$1,000
Edmonton John Howard Society$25,000
Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival Association$3,033
Edmonton Mayfield Rotary Charitable Society$2,000
Edmonton Meals on Wheels$6,701
Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers Society$52,998
Edmonton Men's Health Collective Society$10,000
Edmonton Native Healing Centre Society$1,000
Edmonton New Shadow Theatre Society$5,000
Edmonton Opera Association$60,853
Edmonton Police Foundation$13,770
Edmonton Public Library$9,903
Edmonton Public Schools$11,452
Edmonton Regional Parent/Guardian Partnership Society$15,000
Edmonton Rotary Club Foundation$300
Edmonton Society For Christian Education$10,000
Edmonton Space & Science Foundation$200
Edmonton Symphony Society$109,885
Edmonton Women's Shelter Ltd.$15,543
Edmonton Youth Orchestra Association$1,500
Elderdog Canada Inc.$1,250
Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton$30,500
Elk Island Public Schools Regional Division No. 14$20,973
EMAS Canada$1,500
Emmanuel Foundation For International Community Development$500
Ensemble Theatre Company Society$1,000
Environment Funders Canada$10,000
Environmental Defence Canada Inc.$6,000
Environmental Law Centre (Alberta) Society$51,500
Ethnos Canada$7,000
Evenstart for Children Foundation of Calgary$1,500
Faith & the Common Good$534
Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust$2,263
Federation of Alberta Naturalists$10,000
Feed Nova Scotia (Metro Food Bank Society)$1,000
First Presbyterian Church$800
Focus on the Family (Canada) Association$3,000
Food Banks Canada$1,000
Fort Edmonton Foundation$17,900
Fort Saskatchewan Families First Society$29,800
Fort Saskatchewan Hospital Foundation$1,131
Franciscan Sisters Benevolent Society$7,500
Fraser Institute$4,000
Fresh Start Recovery Centre$500
Friends of Kananaskis Country Cooperating Association$3,986
Friends of Royal Alberta Museum Society$1,000
Friends of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre$7,500
Friends of Thorhild Library Society$1,531
Fringe Theatre Adventures Society$5,000
Frontier College$1,000
George Spady Centre Society$20,986
Gideons International in Canada$3,500
Girl Guides of Canada - Alberta Council$10,000
Girl Guides of Canada - Edmonton Area$2,500
Glenbow - Alberta Institute$25,000
Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation$6,000
Global Angel Charitable Organization$15,000
Good Samaritan Society$1,250
GoodSeed Canada$2,270
Grant MacEwan University Foundation$176,962
Greater Edmonton Foundation - Housing for Seniors$1,428
Greenfield Community Church$12,084
Gull Lake Baptist Camp$1,000
H I K E Fund (Canada)$11,833
Habitat for Humanity Edmonton Society$3,091
Hazel Bluff Community Agricultural Society$2,000
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada$6,446
Homes for Heroes Foundation$1,250
Hope International Development Agency$1,000
Hope Mission$178,455
Hospital for Sick Children Foundation$516
Hungry For Life International$8,290
iHuman Youth Society$437,962
Inclusion Alberta Society$3,500
Indo-Canadian Women's Association of Edmonton$5,000
Industrial Areas Foundation Canada$1,100
Inn from the Cold Society$5,000
Inner City Youth Development Association$500
Insight For Living Ministries Canada$1,000
Instrumental Society of Calgary$5,000
International Justice Mission Canada$51,500
International Nepal Fellowship Canada$15,000
Jack.org$1,500
Jasper Place Wellness Centre$1,665
Jazz Is Society of Alberta$5,000
Jellinek Society$9,580
Jewish Family Services$12,744
Jewish Federation of Edmonton$5,360
John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights$2,500
Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta & NWT$15,981
Junior League of Edmonton$500
Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms$1,250
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada$25,000
KBF Foundation Canada$20,000
Keyano College$2,000
Kidney Foundation of Canada$4,000
Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta$2,000
Kids Help Phone$2,500
Kids Kottage Foundation$69,000
Kids on Track Association of Edmonton$1,091
Kids Up Front Foundation (Edmonton)$30,000
Kids with Cancer Society of Northern Alberta$61,000
KidSport Edmonton$5,000
KidSport Greater Victoria$50,000
KidSport Society of Edmonton$110,000
King's University$1,000
Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta$25,000
Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta - Edmonton Chapter$4,504
Leduc & District Food Bank Association
$13,289
Leftovers Foundation$10,000
Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific and United World Colleges (Canada) Inc.$200,000
Lionheart Foundation$10,000
Lisburn Community Cemetery Company$2000
Little Warriors$765
Loran Scholars Foundation$20,000
Luminous Voices Music Society$5,000
Lurana Shelter Society$54,262
Luxton Museum Society$10,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northern Alberta$40,000
Makeway Foundation$25,000
Marian Centre$1,550
McDougall House Association$50,000
McDougall United Church$1,000
McMan Youth, Family & Community Services Association$2,900
Mennonite Central Committee Canada$846
Mental Health Foundation$78,000
Metro Cinema Society$1,150
Miistakis Institute for the Rockies Inc.$25,000
Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada$788
Mission Possible Compassionate Ministries Society$10,000
Momentum Community Economic Development Society$10,000
Monarca Canada Foundation$24,749
Monastery of Mount Carmel
$4,746
Moosehill Community Cemetary Foundation$2,042
Mount Royal University Foundation$20,000
MPA - Motivation, Power & Achievement Society$934
Multicultural Family Resource Society$19,100
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Alberta and NWT Division$13,393
Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada$444
Music by the Sea Society$40,000
Mustard Seed Foundation$96,653
Myeloma Alberta Support Society$1,205
National Music Centre$5,000
Native Counselling Services of Alberta$1,000
Natural Step Canada$2,000
Nature Conservancy of Canada$105,021
Neuchatel Junior College Fund$2,500
Nextwave Foundation$25,000
Niginan Housing Ventures$40,000
Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts$26,000
No Stone Left Alone Memorial Foundation$1,000
NorQuest College$1,000
NorQuest College Foundation$21,862
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology$68,400
Northern Alberta Society for Animal Protection (NASAP)$250
Northern Light Theatre$5,000
Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre$10,000
Nova Scotia Sport Heritage Centre$200
NUOVA Newly United Operatic Vocalists Association$9,301
Office of the Dean: Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences$250
Old Trout Puppet Workshop Society$3,000
Oldman Watershed Council$10,000
Olive Tree Projects Society$121,020
One Hope Ministries of Canada Alberta Branch$2,770
Onoway and District Historical Guild$600
Operation Eyesight Canada$1,500
Operation Friendship Seniors Society$4,246
Operation Smile Canada Foundation$355
Opportunity International Canada$3,405
Osteoporosis Canada$600
Owl (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehabilitation Society$1,000
Oxfam Canada$1,904
P.A.L.S.- Project Adult Literacy Society$13,000
Pacific Opera Association$15,000
Pacific Salmon Foundation$1,000
Palliative Care Society Of The Bow Valley$500
Parents Empowering Parents (PEP) Society$16,000
Parish of Saint Dunstan$500
Parkland School Division #70$5,458
Pembina Foundation for Environmental Research and Education$101,500
Peter & Catharine Whyte Foundation$10,000
Pigeon Lake Watershed Association$12,943
Pilgrims Hospice$223,504
Plan International Canada Inc.$468
Pride Centre of Edmonton$10,000
Primate's World Relief And Development Fund$221
Pro Coro Society - Edmonton$1,000
Proarts Art Society$5,000
Projet De La Réalité Climatique Canada/ The Climate Reality Project Canada$1,200
Providing Animals with Safety for Life Foundation$12,018
PSFA Primary Schools For Africa Society$20,000
Punctuate! Theatre Society$5,000
Rapid Fire Theatre Society$20,000
Red Deer College$5,000
Red Sky Performance$3,000
Redemptorist Fathers Province of Edmonton Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer$500
Rehoboth A Christian Association for the Mentally Handicapped of AB$4,296
Richard Eaton Singers
$213
Right at Home Housing Society$151,787
Rio Terrace Moravian Church$5,700
Robin Hood Association for the Handicapped$5,000
Rocky Mountain Animal Rescue Foundation$1,500
Rocky Mountain House and Area Health Services Foundation$7,500
Ronald McDonald House Charities Alberta Society$2,796
Room to Read Canada$15,000
Rotary District 5370 Charitable Foundation$8,000
Rotary Foundation Canada$18,000
Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation$18,357
Royal Canadian Geographical Society$5,000
Royal Canadian Legion Greater Edmonton Poppy Fund$1,500
Royal Conservatory of Music$2,000
Sage Seniors Association$212,500
Salvation Army Alberta & NWT Division$126,741
Salvation Army Calgary Agape Hospice$9,000
Samaritan's Purse - Canada$79,000
Save the Children - Canada$3,754
Saving Animals From Euthanasia Team Edmonton Society$200
Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation Learning Centre for Edmonton$200
Scouts Canada - Northern Lights Council$11,981
Scouts Canada Chinook Council$5,000
Sea Smart School Society$1,000
Second Chance Animal Rescue Society$14,529
SeedChange$1,240
Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton$2,678
Shakespeare Company Theatre in the Round Guild$10,000
Shaun Anthony Lewis Cable Foundation$14,296
Shiloh Rebman Youth Ranch Society$2,000
Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service Foundation$13,789
Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society$77,676
Sing for Life Society of Alberta$10,000
Skills Society - Supporting the Citizenship of People with Disabilities$8,296
Skipping Stone Scholarship Foundation$75,000
Society Of Saint Vincent De Paul - Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Conference$500
South Alberta Light Horse Regiment Foundation$10,000
South Peace Regional Archives Society$600
Southern Alberta Land Trust$10,000
Special Olympics Edmonton$1,759
Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Centre Society (Northern Alberta)$2,348
Spirit North$20,400
Sport Central Association$4,000
Springboard Dance Collective Calgary Society$5,000
St. Albert Community Village and Food Bank Society$100,000
St. Paul's Church Runnymede$10,000
St. Paul's United Church$1,000
Stephen Lewis Foundation$1,254
Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation$29,974
Strathcona Christmas Bureau$1,000
Strathcona Food Bank Association$1,267
Strathcona Shelter Society Ltd.$250
Student Christian Movement of Canada$1,000
Students On Ice Foundation$5,000
Suit Yourself - Wardrobe for Women Association$20,000
Sun West School Division No. 207$1,000
Surfrider Foundation Canada$1,000
Taylor College & Seminary$10,000
Tearfund Canada$28,000
Teatro La Quindicina Theatre Society$6,884
Temple Beth Ora Congregation of Edmonton$2,000
Terra Centre for Teen Parents$193,623
Terry Fox Foundation$2,200
Terwillegar Community Church$19,000
The Bishop's Fund$1,000
The Campus Food Bank$8,493
The Forks Foundation Inc.$5,000
The Foundation Fighting Blindness$410
The Good News Broadcasting Association Of Canada$5,000
The Transition Accelerator$100,000
Theatre Alberta Society$15,000
Theatre Calgary
$17,000
Theatre Network (1975) Society$15,320
Thorhild District Historical Society & Museum$510
Thorhild Golden Age Drop-In Centre$510
TUXIS Parliamentary Alumni Society of Alberta$500
UNICEF Canada$2,054
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Canada$9,000
United Way of Calgary and Area$75,000
United Way of Greater Victoria$20,000
United Way of the Alberta Capital Region$223,414
United World Mission of Canada, Inc$6,000
Université de Montréal$1,482
University Hospital Foundation$73,597
University of Alberta$496,905
University of Calgary$17,253
University of Calgary-Student Awards Office$1,000
University of New Brunswick$4,000
University of Regina - External Relations$10,000
University of Saskatchewan$2,500
Valhalla Wilderness Society$25,000
Valour Place Society$2,500
Vancouver Foundation$20,000
Varscona Theatre Alliance Society$5,000
Veterans Association Food Bank$750
Victoria Women's Transition House Society$30,000
Walrus Foundation$25,000
Walterdale Theatre Associates$5,000
War Amputations of Canada$9,787
WE Charity$4,496
Welcome Hall Mission$1,000
Wellspring Edmonton
$1,250
Westend Seniors Activity Centre$600
Westlock & District Tractor Museum Foundation$510
Westlock Educational Scholarship Society$1,000
Westmount Charter School Society$100,000
Wildlife Conservation Society Canada$5,000
Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton$20,645
Wildsight$10,000
WINGS of Providence Society$59,947
Winnifred Stewart Association for the Mentally Handicapped$1,250
Women Building Futures Society$5,000
Women in Need Society of Calgary$5,000
Women's Legal Education and Action Fund Inc.$3,601
Word & Deed Ministries Canada Inc.$1,000
Wordfest$5,000
Works International Visual Arts Society$3,185
Workshop West Playwrights' Theatre Society$7,132
World Renew$1,000
World Vision Canada$4,996
World Wildlife Fund Canada$6,254
Writers' Guild of Alberta$10,000
Writers' Trust of Canada$5,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators of Canada Inc.$1,000
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative Foundation$5,500
YOUCAN - Edmonton$21,118
Young Life of Canada$3,000
Young Men's Christian Association of Edmonton$11,705
Young Women's Christian Association$5,000
Young Women's Christian Association of Banff$8,000
Youth Emergency Shelter Society of Edmonton$187,374
Youth Restorative Action Project$35,000
YouthWrite Society Canada$5,000
YWCA Edmonton$114,592
Zebra Child Protection Centre Society$2,250
Zoe's Animal Rescue Society$1,250

Total amount granted: $15,737,616