Small Grants support smaller or emerging needs through an expedited process.

OrganizationProgramGrant
Alberta Emerald FoundationBoard Indigenous Education and Misewa Review$9,100
To conduct Indigenous education, for Board and staff, to create and build relationships as they celebrate and inspire environmental education for Alberta communities.
Alberta Pianofest SocietyAlberta Chamberfest$5,100
To launch a new biannual chamber music festival.
Alberta Playwrights' NetworkYouthRiot YEG$3,300
To fill a gap in arts education services geared specifically towards LGBTQ2S+ youth.
Alexandra Community Health CentreDental Services$10,000
To provide dental services to those who experience barriers in access.
Aqueduct FoundationIndigenous Peoples Program$10,000
To support cultural competency in delivering a profound and impactful Indigenous Peoples Program to an International audience.
Arabian Muslim AssociationSports for Hope$8,000
To support a weekly recreation drop-in program, primarily for male Somali youth.
Art With Impact CanadaMovies for Mental Health - Edmonton$5,000
A program designed to responsibly share short films related to mental health to combat internalized stigma and promote mental health awareness among post-secondary students.
Arts On The AvenueSummer Jazz Showcase$5,800
A series, hosted by MacEwan music graduates, to feature young emerging jazz artists by giving them a stage and space to develop their abilities.
Association Franco-Albertaine de L'UnitheatreSchool Tour of "√Člise contre l'extinction totale"$4,300
To support touring costs of a French-language theatre for young audiences, to Francophone and French-Immersion elementary schools in the greater Edmonton area.
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing SocietyNational Indigenous People's Day$5,500
To support costs to host a National Indigenous People's Day celebration.
Boys' & Girls' Club of LeducProgramming$10,000
TTo support programming, including: cooking and nutrition, life skills training, recreational activities, youth drop-in, and leadership development.
Canada Place Child Care SocietyProgramming$10,000
To continue to offer yoga, music and Zumba programs.
Canadian Hearts Across Borders AssociationReach Ahead - Summer Camp Program for Youth at Risk$10,000
To support a nine week, interactive day summer program and camp that targets multicultural and Somali-Canadian refugee children aged 5- 15 years.
Canadian Mental Health Association - Alberta Division,1984Now We Are Stronger Conference Bursary$6,100
To support bursaries to allow individuals and organizations to attend a community mental health conference.
Canadian Red Cross Society, EdmontonDisaster Relief$3,500
To support the Canadian Disaster Relief Fund.
CASA FoundationCAMP Wellness Room$9,500
To develop a sensory and wellness room that will stimulate or relax youth in the Concurrent Addictions Mental Health Program (CAMP).
Catalyst Theatre Society of AlbertaResiliency Campaign$10,000
A commitment to match up to $10,000 in gifts for the Resiliency Campaign.
Columbia InstituteConducting Shareholder Engagement$10,000
To use benchmark, company research and portfolio companies of participating foundations to conduct shareholder engagement.
Community Foundations of CanadaBursaries for 2019 Conference$8,000
To support bursaries for smaller Alberta foundations to attend the national conference in Victoria.
Concrete Theatre SocietySongs My Mother Never Sung Me$9,700
To help cover the immersive, mulit-sensory design to help audiences of all abilities to experience a show.
Council for the Advancement of African Canadians in AlbertaOrganizational Capacity$10,000
To contract the services of a professional human resources firm to restructure the organization and offer employee assistance programs.
Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences of Alberta Trust FundPhoto Exhibit$6,200
To support an exhibit of photographs commemorating the Prague Spring in 1968 and Velvet Revolution in 1989.
Edmonton Arts Council SocietyAdministrative Support of Dance Sector$10,000
To provide matching funds to support short-term administrative capacity for four dance organizations.
Edmonton Arts Council SocietyArts Datathon$5,200
To hire artists to participate in the Edmonton Arts Datathon.
Edmonton Community Legal CentreCRM Upgrade$7,000
To upgrade the existing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 client database to the newest version.
Edmonton Heritage Council SocietyArmistice 100 Yeg - A Tribute$10,000
To educate and inspire youth and their families as to the importance and relevance of shared history in the centenary year of the First World War Armistice.
Edmonton John Howard SocietyIndigenous Blanket Ceremony$1,300
To support delivery costs, including facilitation fees and food, for a Blanket Ceremony for staff.
Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers SocietySingle Parents Independence$14,524
To provide support for single parents requiring education, training or other assistance which will help them gain independence.
Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers SocietySouth Sudanese Youth Conference$5,600
To identify problems facing South Sudanese youth (SSY) in Edmonton and set in motion mechanisms to address these problems.
Edmonton Poetry FestivalLeadership Transition$6,000
To hire an artistic director for two months, shadowing the current ED before leaving her position.
Edmonton Public SchoolsMusical Theatre Production$2,000
To support the musical director and vocal coach for the musical theatre production at Eastglen School.
Edmonton Public SchoolsIndigenous Career Fair 2019$9,000
To connect Indigenous mentors to a variety of career areas for students from Prince Charles and St. Francis of Assisi.
Edmonton Telephone Historical Information Centre FoundationSchool Bussing Program$4,100
To offer free field trips to the museum, for both Public and Catholic Elementary Schools.
EmployAbilities Society of AlbertaClient and Employer Database$9,600
To support one year of subscription costs for a new database.
Film & Video Arts Society of AlbertaGotta Minute Film Festival$8,600
To transfer the content from the limited WordPress website onto FAVA's more robust and secure media management and distribution platform, FAVATV, and to build a custom channel for festival.
Film & Video Arts Society of AlbertaProduction Grants$2,700
To support FAVA Production Grants - one each in Film, Video, Documentary, and Youth, categories.
Friends of the Mayerthorpe Public Library SocietyOperations$2,800
To support books, programs and/or computers.
Fringe Theatre Adventures SocietyLake of the Strangers$9,200
To support additional costs to produce a one-person play to share an Indigenous story.
George Spady CentreMat Replacement and Storage$7,400
To support costs associated with replacing cracked and worn mats and purchase a shed for storage.
Ground Zero ProductionsViscosity$9,200
To assist with a collaboration with Theatre Yes to create an interactive performance installation project.
iHuman Youth SocietyDoctors Against Tragedies$9,100
To support printing and outreach for a card game that dispels the myths about fentanyl and provides accurate information in a creative way.
iHuman Youth SocietyiHuman Bursary Program$5,000
To support youth engaging in formal schooling or other advancement opportunities and further.
iHuman Youth SocietyResponse to Flooding$10,000
To support the cost of food and HVAC enhancements after flooding on the main floor.
Indo-Canadian Women's Association of EdmontonFundraising courses$2,300
To support courses in grant writing and fundraising for senior staff and board members.
John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human RightsAddressing Poverty amongst Somali Women$9,900
To create a space of economic empowerment and entrepreneurship among immigrant Muslim women in the community through training seminars.
Leduc/Devon Oilfield Historical SocietySchool Programs$7,500
To support school programs, including bussing.
McDougall House AssociationRebranding Organization$7,400
To enhance marketing to promote awareness of the organization and its programming.
Nina Haggerty Centre for the ArtsNina Artist Exhibits$3,400
To purchase quality easels to continue to display artists work in the community.
Northern Light TheatreThe Cardiac Shadow$6,700
To support video production for the Cardiac Shadow.
Parkland School Division #70Makerspace - Creative Escape Rooms$2,500
To support a residence program where students build escape rooms.
Pilgrims Hospice SocietyCommunication and Connection$6,000
To create a customized website, designed to make programs and services easy to find and easily updated.
Prospect Human Services SocietyWorkshop Development for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities$8,000
A series of workshops to help entrepreneurs grow their capacity to create sustainable businesses.
Ritchie Trombone Choir SocietyProgram Funding$1,000
To support the musical director costs to deliver quality performances.
Saskatoon Community FoundationResponse to the Humboldt Broncos tragedy$5,000
To support initiatives, as determined by the Community Foundation.
Skills Society - Supporting the Citizenship of People with DisabilitiesPaint Evening$6,000
To provide social and creative outlets for low income marginalized adults with free monthly paint evenings for one year.
Sport Medicine Council of AlbertaSport, Recreation, and Mental Health$6,200
To promote an awareness of the intertwined complexities between sport, recreation, and mental health, in partnership with Canadian Mental Health Association.
Toronto FoundationToronto Strong$10,000
To help strengthen the truths that we are a peaceful, tolerant and free society and assist the community in the face of a recent horrific attack.
Trickster Theatre SocietyHomesteader School - Artist-in-Residency$3,500
To support a residency that would see all students in K-6 creating and performing an original show around the theme of "Cultural Diversity, Respect & Giving Back."
University Hospital Foundation
Research$7,300
To support research on inflammatory bowel disease.
University of AlbertaNational Youth Dialogue on First Nations Children's Equity, Human Rights and Advocacy$10,000
To create a better understanding of Indigenous culture and history, along with teaching practices of informed advocacy of youth.
University of Alberta, Faculty of PsychiatryGender Program Automation$7,700
To purchase tablet computers to enhance the patient experience with learning tools through group therapy sessions.
VariousThank You Donation$1400
Grants made in recognition of contributions to ECF.
Volunteer AlbertaParticipateYEG$10,000
To support the development of the ParticipateYEG app to promote participation and volunteerism in diverse community and cultural events.
Wildwood Evansburg Entwistle Community Food Bank SocietyThrive Community Garden Expansion$10,000
To expand the community garden by adding a social gathering place for public use.
Workshop West Playwrights' Theatre SocietyASL Interpretation$8,000
To help cover the costs associated with ASL interpretation for Sound Off: A Deaf Theatre Festival.
Zoe's Animal Rescue Society2018 Meme Contest Winner$1,000
Prize for the April Fool's Meme Contest

Total amount granted: $458,224