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$101,600
ABC Head Start Society$54,458
Aga Khan Foundation Canada$4,452
Agriculture for Life Inc.$3,530
Alberta Aviation Museum Association$3,649
Alberta Ballet Company$4,619
Alberta Baptist Association$2,000
Alberta Baroque Music Society$1,960
Alberta Book Fair Society$1,000
Alberta Cancer Foundation$31,049
Alberta Caregivers Association$1,500
Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation$1,500
Alberta Council for Environmental Education$25,000
Alberta Council of Women's Shelters$2,500
Alberta Craft Council$5,000
Alberta Dachshund Rescue$2,229
Alberta Ecotrust Foundation$600,000
Alberta Emerald Foundation$1,104
Alberta Genealogical Society$500
Alberta Helping Animals Society$1,100
Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association$35,000
Alberta Lawyers' Assistance Society$1,300
Alberta Life Issues Educational Society$25,000
Alberta Lung Association$200
Alberta Museums Association$5,000
Alberta Parenting For The Future Association$2,249
Alberta Riparian Habitat Management Society$10,000
Alberta Science Network$6,000
Alberta SPCA$6,821
Alberta Theatre Projects Society$11,000
Alberta Tomorrow Foundation$10,000
Alberta Wilderness Association$10,400
All One Sky Foundation$10,000
Alpine Club of Canada$25,000
Alzheimer Society of Alberta & Northwest Territories$3,567
Amarok Society$8,500
Anglican Parish of Christ Church$23,000
Aqueduct Foundation$15,000
Art Gallery of Alberta$139,988
Arthritis Society (Alberta Division)$300
Arthritis Society (Northern Region)$400
Autism Society of Edmonton Area$12,229
Avalanche Canada Foundation$5,000
Awo Taan Healing Lodge Society$5,000
Ballet Victoria Society$20,000
Banff Canmore Community Foundation$65,000
Banff Centre$40,000
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society$50,500
Big Lake Environment Support Society (BLESS)$5,000
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada$3,000
Bird Studies Canada$5,000
Bissell Centre$76,182
Black Gold Regional Division #18$17,721
Board Of Education Of School District No. 64 (Gulf Islands)$1,000
Board of Elders of the Canadian District of the Moravian Church in America$5,892
Boyle McCauley Health Centre$91,479
Boyle Street Community Services$2,500
Boyle Street Services Society$181,600
Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area Society$58,935
Breakfast Club of Canada$3,794
Brentwood College Association$500,000
Breton And District Historical Society$5,000
Briarpatch Family Life Education Centre$1,710
British Columbia Guide Dog Services$70,000
British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals$100,000
Brock University$2,000
CAGP Foundation$1,500
Calgary Counselling Centre$25,000
Calgary Foundation$140,000
Calgary Humane Society For Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals$1,500
Calgary Opera Association$5,000
Calgary Outlink: Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity$20,000
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation$26,000
Calgary Shaw Charity Classic Foundation$9,000
Calgary Youth Orchestra Society$10,000
Camp Health, Hope & Happiness Society$16,512
Camp Nakamun$10,000
Canadian Bible Society / Societe Biblique Canadienne$1,000
Canadian Cancer Society$8,957
Canadian Canoe Museum$5,000
Canadian Diabetes Association$2,736
Canadian Down Syndrome Society$4,452
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers' Network/Reseau Canadien Des Subventionneurs En Environnement$15,000
Canadian Foundation For The United World College Of The Atlantic$10,000
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research$2,000
Canadian Liver Foundation$750
Canadian Lung Association - Association Pulmonaire Du Canada$500
Canadian Mental Health Association Edmonton Region$5,561
Canadian Mountain Arts Foundation$23,500
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)$12,009
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society$42,206
Canadian Red Cross Society, Edmonton$38,087
Canadian Rockies Regional Division No. 12$50,000
Canadian Roots Exchange$5,000
Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan Inc.$5,891
Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation$500
Canterbury Foundation$400
CARE Canada$10,506
CARSA Inc.$500
CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health$31,078
CASA Foundation$9,552
Catalyst Theatre Society of Alberta$5,543
Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton$6,785
Catholic Parish of the Annunciation$400
Catholic Social Services$10,203
CEASE: Centre to End All Sexual Exploitation$31,250
Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology$600
Centre for Evangelical Spiritual Formation of Edmonton$811
Centre for Family Literacy Society of Alberta$85,560
CFRN-TV Good Neighbour Fund Society$50,000
Change for Children Association$13,123
CHED Santas Anonymous Incorporated$500
Child Evangelism Fellowship of Canada$1,000
Childhood Cancer Canada Foundation / Fondation Canadienne Du Cancer Chez L'Enfant$3,000
Children's Autism Services of Edmonton$6,000
Chimp: Charitable Impact Foundation (Canada)$30,500
Chinook's Edge School Division No. 73$10,000
Christ the Redeemer Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 3$10,500
Christcity Church Ltd.$10,000
Christian Blind Mission International$500
Christian Reformed Church In North America - Canada Corporation$50,000
Christian Research Institute - Canada$1,000
Christmas Bureau of Edmonton$14,150
Citadel Theatre$344,245
City of Edmonton$59,282
CKUA Radio Foundation$2,691
Clarkson University$15,000
Clean Economy Fund$75,000
Clean Scene Network for Youth Society$2,000
Community Foundations of Canada$10,000
Community Options - A Society for Children and Families$500
Compassion Canada$1,646
Compassion House Foundation$5,096
Concordia University College of Alberta$9,500
Connect Charter School Society$5,000
Council for the Advancement of African Canadians in Alberta$87,173
Covenant Foundation$13,588
Cowichan Valley Regional District$10,000
Cowtown Opera Company Society$5,000
CPA Education Foundation$12,000
Cross-Country Ski de Fond Canada$10,000
Dalit Freedom Network Canada Association$20,000
David Suzuki Foundation$8,000
Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, Canada, Inc.$6,874
Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society$5,000
Doctors Without Borders Canada$65,554
Dogs with Wings Assistance Dog Society$7,827
Dominican Starfish Foundation$750
Douglas Cardinal Foundation for Indigenous Waldorf Education$25,000
Dreamspeakers Festival Society$5,000
Ducks Unlimited Canada$15,000
E4C (Edmonton City Centre Church Corporation)$269,014
Early Music Alberta Society$1,000
Early Music Voices Concert Society in Elbow Park$5,000
Ecojustice Canada Society$55,725
Edmonton & District Historical Society$29,160
Edmonton and Area Land Trust$29,587
Edmonton Arts Council Society$250,000
Edmonton Catholic Schools Foundation$2,000
Edmonton Catholic Separate School District 7$906
Edmonton Community Foundation$37,196
Edmonton Crestwood Presbyterian Church$4,000
Edmonton Down Syndrome Society$5,500
Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre Society$4,000
Edmonton Gleaners Association$40,428
Edmonton Heritage Festival Association$35,400
Edmonton Humane Society (SPCA)$91,058
Edmonton Jewish Community Charitable Foundation$1,000
Edmonton John Howard Society$25,000
Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival Association$3,150
Edmonton Meals on Wheels$500
Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers Society$74,668
Edmonton Men's Health Collective Society$10,000
Edmonton New Shadow Theatre Society$5,000
Edmonton Opera Association$105,000
Edmonton Police Foundation$25,948
Edmonton Public Library$26,994
Edmonton Public Schools$35,127
Edmonton Regional Parent/Guardian Partnership Society$15,000
Edmonton Rotary Club Foundation$400
Edmonton Society For Christian Education$68,413
Edmonton Symphony Society$245,570
Edmonton United Jewish Appeal$5,000
Edmonton Women's Shelter Ltd.$18,054
Edmonton Youth Orchestra Association$3,100
Elderdog Canada Inc.$1,250
Eleanor Luxton Historical Foundation$40,000
Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton$500
Elk Island Public Schools Regional Division No. 14$17,721
EMAS Canada$25,000
Emmanuel Foundation For International Community Development$400
EmployAbilities Society of Alberta$1,000
Environmental Defence Canada Inc.$5,500
Environmental Law Centre (Alberta) Society$50,000
Ethnos Canada$6,000
Faith & the Common Good$500
Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust$1,518
Federation of Alberta Naturalists$10,000
Finca Canada$500
First Pacific Theatre Society$25,000
First Peoples' Cultural Foundation$5,000
First Presbyterian Church$800
Focus on the Family (Canada) Association$2,000
Fort Edmonton Foundation$9,039
Fort McMurray School District No. 2833$1,000
Fort Saskatchewan Hospital Foundation$1,120
Fort Simpson Historical Society$10,000
Foundation Of The Canadian Psychiatric Association/La Fondation De L'Association Des Psychiatres$1,000
Francis Winspear Centre for Music$1,000
Franciscan Sisters Benevolent Society$7,400
Fraser Institute$5,000
Free Will Players Theatre Guild$1,700
Fresh Start Recovery Centre$524
Friends of St. Albert Children's Theatre Society$1,000
Friends Of Thorhild Library Society$1,202
Friends Of Western Canada High School Society$1,000
Fringe Theatre Adventures Society$2,000
Frontier College$10,000
Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgendered Pride Centre of Edmonton$10,000
George Spady Centre$8,550
Gideons International in Canada$2,000
Girl Guides of Canada - Alberta Council$5,000
Girl Guides of Canada - Edmonton Area$2,500
Glenbow - Alberta Institute$25,000
Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation$1,000
Global Angel Charitable Organization$15,000
Good Women Dance Society$2,500
Goodseed Canada$3,637
Gordon Russell's Crystal Kids Youth Centre$2,628
Grant MacEwan University Foundation$173,656
Greater Edmonton Animal Rescue Society (Gears)$386
Greater Edmonton Foundation - Housing for Seniors$2,242
Greenfield Community Church$12,000
Gull Lake Baptist Camp$2,000
H I K E Fund (Canada)$11,026
Habitat for Humanity Canada Habitat pour L'Humanité Canada$57,527
Hadassah -WIZO Organization of Canada$500
Hazel Bluff Community Agricultural Society$2,000
Healthbridge Foundation Of Canada$696
Heart and Stroke Foundation$1,614
Heritage Park Society$10,000
History & Heroes Foundation$5,000
Hope International Development Agency$1,000
Hope Mission$97,188
Hugs for Africa$600
Hungry For Life International$4,119
Huntington Society of Canada$2,154
iHuman Youth Society$355,256
Inclusion Alberta$4,744
Inn from the Cold Society$5,000
Inner City Youth Development Association$500
Insight For Living Ministries Canada$2,000
Instrumental Society of Calgary$5,000
International Justice Mission Canada$1,500
Iqaluit District Education Authority$10,000
Islamic Family and Social Services Association$329
Jasper Place Child & Family Resource Society$2,528
Jasper Place Wellness Centre$34,638
Jazz Is Society of Alberta$5,000
Jellinek Society$300
Jewish National Fund of Canada (Keren Kayemeth Le'Israel) Inc.$1,000
Jewish Senior Citizens Centre$1,091
John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights$1,371
Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta & NWT$37,935
Junior League of Edmonton$500
Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms$2,250
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada$25,000
Keyano College$2,000
Kidney Foundation of Canada$2,000
Kids Help Phone$1,000
Kids Kottage Foundation$82,500
Kids on Track Association of Edmonton$1,078
Kids Up Front Foundation (Edmonton)$32,410
Kids with Cancer Society of Northern Alberta$60,000
KidSport Edmonton$113,935
KidSport Greater Victoria$50,000
King's University$1,000
Knowledge Network Corporation$1,700
Kootenay Society For Lifelong Learning$700
Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta - Edmonton Chapter$4,458
Legacy of Hope Foundation$5,000
Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific$300,000
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada$2,500
Little Warriors$2,077
Living Positive Through Positive Living Society of Alberta$1,500
Loran Scholars Foundation / Fondation Boursiers Loran$12,500
Luminous Voices Music Society$5,000
Lurana Shelter Society$50,000
Luxton Museum Society$45,000
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northern Alberta$40,000
Marian Centre$1,250
Mark Mercier Foundation$20,000
McDougall House Association$56,000
McDougall United Church$1,000
McMan Youth Family & Community Services Association$2,000
Mental Health Foundation$66,000
Metabolic Syndrome Canada$1,500
Metro Cinema Society$1,054
Miistakis Institute for the Rockies Inc.$50,000
Missionaries of Charity Inc.$2,143
Momentum Community Economic Development Society$10,000
Monarca Canada Foundation$3,096
Moosehill Community Cemetary Foundation$1,603
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada)$1,500
MPA - Motivation, Power & Achievement Society$834
Multicultural Family Resources Society$47,997
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Alberta and NWT Division$1,500
Music by the Sea Society$75,000
Mustard Seed Foundation$57,439
National Music Centre$5,000
Natural Step Canada$6,000
Nature Canada$10,000
Nature Conservancy of Canada$71,819
Neuchatel Junior College Fund$2,000
Newly United Operatic Vocalists Association (NUOVA)$9,857
Nextwave Foundation$10,000
Niginan Housing Ventures$834
Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts$600
NorQuest College Foundation$18,356
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology$42,400
Northern Light Theatre$5,000
Northern Youth Abroad$10,000
Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre$5,000
Novayana Society for Eastern and Western Studies$1,000
Old Strathcona Youth Society$9,281
Olive Tree Projects Society$20,000
One Hope Ministries of Canada Alberta Branch$2,742
Onoway and District Historical Guild$500
Operation Eyesight Canada$1,500
Operation Friendship Seniors Society$4,642
Operation Smile Canada Foundation$300
Opportunity International Canada$3,406
Our House (Edmonton) Ltd.$19,881
Outward Bound Canada$5,000
Owl (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehabilitation Society$1,000
Oxfam Canada$2,451
Pacific Opera Association$15,000
Paralympic Sports Association$1,500
Parents Empowering Parents (PEP) Society$11,564
Parish of Saint Dunstan$620
Pawsitive Match Rescue Foundation$1,500
Pembina Foundation for Environmental Research and Education$100,000
Peter & Catharine Whyte Foundation$10,000
Pigeon Lake Watershed Association$8,356
Pilgrims Hospice Society$216,351
Plan International Canada Inc.$468
Policywise for Children & Families$30,000
Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei for Canada Trust$2,143
Presbyterian Church In Canada$7,400
Primate's World Relief And Development Fund$219
Proarts Art Society$5,000
Projet De La Réalité Climatique Canada/ The Climate Reality Project Canada$1,700
Prostate Cancer Canada$500
Providence College$1,071
Providing Animals with Safety for Life Foundation$11,892
PSFA Primary Schools For Africa Society$20,000
Rainbow For The Future$1,000
Rainbow Society of Alberta$750
Ralph Connor Memorial United Church$300
Rapid Fire Theatre Society$4,000
RCMP Foundation$76,531
Red Deer College$5,000
Red Sky Performance$5,000
Rehoboth Christian Ministries Foundation$2,269
Richard Eaton Singers$211
Right at Home Housing Society$110,000
Rio Terrace Moravian Church$5,200
Robertson Wesley United Church$1,000
Robin Hood Association for the Handicapped$2,000
Rocky Mountain Calvary Chapel$5,085
Roman Catholic Bishop Of The Diocese Of Calgary$1,000
Ronald McDonald House Southern Alberta$2,269
Room to Read Canada$15,000
Rosebud School Of The Arts$200
Rotary Foundation Canada$56,535
Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation$21,188
Royal Canadian Geographical Society$10,000
Royal Conservatory of Music$2,000
Sage Seniors Association$12,500
Salvation Army Alberta & NWT Division$71,880
Salvation Army Calgary Agape Hospice$9,000
Samaritan's Purse - Canada$31,000
Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation$25,000
Save the Children - Canada$3,506
Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation Learning Centre for Edmonton$250
Scouts Canada - Northern Lights Council$11,935
Scouts Canada Chinook Council$5,000
Second Chance Animal Rescue Society$500
Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton$2,890
Shakespeare Company Theatre in the Round Guild$10,000
Shaun Anthony Lewis Cable Foundation$14,146
Shiloh Rebman Youth Ranch Society$2,000
Shriners Hospitals For Children$4,722
Sierra Club of Canada Foundation$5,000
Skills Society - Supporting the Citizenship of People with Disabilities$8,209
Somali Canadian Education & Rural Development Organization (SCERDO)$1.050
South Alberta Light Horse Regiment Foundation$5,000
South Peace Regional Archives Society$500
Southern Alberta Land Trust$10,000
Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Centre (Northern Alberta) Society$35,000
Spirit North$20,300
Sport Central Association$5,255
Springboard Dance Collective Calgary Society$5,000
St. George's-in-the-Pines Anglican Church of Canada$10,000
St. Paul's Church Runnymede$10,000
St. Paul's Foundation (Edmonton)$54,290
St. Paul's United Church$200,000
STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society)$56,200
Stephen Lewis Foundation$2,206
Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation$31,888
Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada$1,700
Student Christian Movement of Canada$1,000
Students On Ice Foundation/Fondation Des éTudiants Sur Glace$15,000
Suit Yourself - Wardrobe for Women Association$20,000
Sun West School Division No. 207$1,000
Sundre Hospital & Care Centre Auxiliary Society$300
Surfrider Foundation Canada$1,000
Taylor College & Seminary$10,673
Teatro La Quindicina Theatre Society$6,865
Tempo School$30,056
Terra Centre for Teen Parents$147,326
Terry Fox Foundation$1,500
Terwillegar Community Church$13,266
The First Alberta Campus Radio Association$3,850
The Foundation Fighting Blindness$308
The Good News Broadcasting Association Of Canada$6,000
The Today Family Violence Help Centre$17,000
The University of Western Ontario$10,000
Theatre Alberta Society$15,000
Theatre Calgary$11,000
Theatre Network (1975) Society$12,429
Thorhild District Historical Society & Museum$400
Thorhild Golden Age Drop-In Centre$400
Tides Canada Foundation$35,000
Toronto Alliance Church Of The Christian And Missionary Alliance In Canada$10,000
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church$100
TUXIS Parliamentary Alumni Society of Alberta$500
Ugandan Girls Scholarship Foundation$750
UNICEF Canada$1,756
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Canada$3,000
United Way of Calgary and Area$75,000
United Way of Greater Victoria$20,000
United Way of the Alberta Capital Region$140,613
United World Mission of Canada, Inc$5,000
University Hospital Foundation$43,718
University of Alberta$870,525
University of Calgary$191,000
University of New Brunswick$4,000
University of Regina$10,000
University of Saskatchewan$6,200
University of Waterloo$1,000
USC Canada$1,983
Valhalla Wilderness Society$25,000
Valley Zoo Development Society$1,703
Valour Place Society$3,952
Vancouver Society for Early Music$1,700
Varscona Theatre Alliance Society$30,486
Vertigo Theatre Society$1,000
Victoria Women's Transition House Society$30,000
Walrus Foundation$15,000
Walterdale Theatre Associates$5,000
War Amputations of Canada$9,456
WE Charity$5,652
Wellspring Edmonton$11,056
Westlock Educational Scholarship Society$400
Westlock Educational Scholarship Society$1,000
Westmount Charter School Society$100,000
Wheelchair Sports Alberta Association$200
Wildlife Conservation Society Canada$5,000
Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton$20,800
Wildsight$10,000
Windmill Microlending$694
WINGS of Providence Society$15,250
Winnifred Stewart Foundation$5,000
Wolf Creek School Division No. 72$420
Women Building Futures Society$11,986
Women in Need Society of Calgary$5,000
Women's Hostels Incorporated$500
Wood Buffalo Community Foundation$200,290
Word & Deed Ministries Canada Inc.$900
Wordfest$5,000
Works International Visual Arts Society$3,153
Workshop West Playwrights' Theatre Society$10,000
World Vision Canada$5,390
World Wildlife Fund Canada$5,506
Writers' Guild of Alberta$5,000
Wycliffe Bible Translators Of Canada Inc.$2,000
Wye String Ensemble Society$800
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative Foundation$3,551
YOUCAN - Edmonton$20,000
Young Life of Canada$1,000
Young Men's Christian Association of Edmonton$9,749
Young Women's Christian Association$5,000
Young Women's Christian Association of Banff$13,000
Youth Emergency Shelter Society of Edmonton$179,751
Youth Restorative Action Project$35,000
Youth Science Canada / Sciences Jeunesse Canada$10,000
YouthWrite Society Canada$5,000
YWCA Edmonton$82,710
Zebra Child Protection Centre Society$1,500

Total amount granted: $12,522,877