Small Grants support small, emerging, and unpredicted needs through an expedited process.

OrganizationProgramGrant
Alberta Musical Theatre CompanyOnline Series: A World of Stories$4,300
To hire local BIPOC artists to record readings of fairy tales from different parts of the globe.
Alberta String AssociationStudent Concerto Rehearsal Experience$1,400
To offer opportunities for intermediate string students to rehearse and perform with professional level string orchestra.
Art Gallery of AlbertaDon't Ask Me Where I'm From$10,000
To cover inbound shipping and exhibition costs for a travelling exhibition of works by second-generation immigration artists.
Arts On The AvenueCommunication & Accessibility Upgrades$8,600
To purchase two new software programs for online retail sales of art and artisanal goods.
Ballet Edmonton SocietyComputer Upgrades$3,300
To purchase two computers and accompanying software to support remote work.
Boyle Street Services SocietyBuilding Resilience Through Art$9,400
To support high risk youth who have experienced trauma with an art-based program focused on creating connections.
Canadian Parks and Wilderness SocietyVirtual Science Communication$8,400
To contract a trained science communication specialist to increase engagement with audiences online regarding recent government actions.
CEASE: Centre to End All Sexual ExploitationVital Pipe Repair$8,000
To repair a ruptured pipe.
Community Foundation of Nova ScotiaRise Up Again$10,000
To start a fund that provides mental health supports for the community, in response to the recent tragedy, and in solidarity with the community foundation sector.
E4C (Edmonton City Centre Church Corporation)School Nutrition Program$5,300
In the absence of an in-person annual meeting, where ECF collects gifts for the School Nutrition Program at E4C.
Edmonton Gleaners AssociationCatalytic Converter Catastrophe$6,400
To repair two vehicles that had their catalytic converters stolen.
Friends of the Mayerthorpe Public Library SocietyRenovation of New Library Facility$10,000
To renovate a former museum so it can serve as the town's new library.
Islamic Family and Social Services AssociationAirplane Response$10,000
In recognition of their work following the airplane crash.
Latitude 53 Society of ArtistsCommunity Lecture Series$5,600
To reach new audiences, and to create alternate points of access to art and culture through discussions, workshops, and food.
Orchid Species Preservation FoundationOrchid Growth Chamber$4,000
To refurbish a donated growth chamber which will allow orchids to be displayed to the general public.
Orchid Species Preservation FoundationErgonomic Workplace$6,300
To purchase ergonomic potting benches to facilitate volunteer work.
Skills Society - Supporting the Citizenship of People with DisabilitiesVirtual Community Building Initiative$10,000
To offer virtual programming for people with disabilities to connect with others in the community, to share in conversation, and to participate in activities or events.
Spruce Grove Community ChurchWinter Emergency Response$5,000
To hire a coordinator to operate the city's Winter Emergency Response through a Late Night Café model.
Terra Centre for Teen ParentsLearning All Ways$8,000
A collaborative project with MacEwan University to host a residency highlighting the critical importance of early childhood learning.
Town of MayerthorpeBMX Skatepark Enhancement$3,000
To enhance the skatepark by adding bleacher seating and garbage cans.
University of AlbertaMojgan Daneshmand, Pedram Mousavi and Victims of Flight PS752 Memorial Fund$5,000
To support a graduate award in memory of U of A staff and other Edmonton victims of the Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 crash.
Westend Seniors Activity CentreRecreation Services Management Software$9,500
To upgrade software to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the virtual community hub.
Wood Buffalo Community FoundationFlood Response$10,000
To provide support and solidarity in response to the recent flooding in Fort McMurray.
Works International Visual Arts SocietyRemote Working Retrofit$8,500
To upgrade communications for in-person and remote working situations.
YWCA EdmontonSearching For Izena$10,000
A podcast series celebrating women who have served as city councillors since 1921.
Variety - Children's Charity of Alberta AssociationJust Like You (JLY) Disability Awareness Education Program$5,400
To deliver a disability awareness program to elementary school students.
VariousAppreciation Donations$3,800

Total amount granted: $189,200