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

OrganizationProgramGrant
Aboriginal Counseling Services Association of AlbertaDevelopmental Evaluation10,000
Evaluation for work with Indigenous children that have gone into the care of child protection.
Alberta Symphony Orchestra SocietyTribute to Glenn Gould8,000
A national Canada 150 celebration with a 55-piece Orchestra led by a pianist and conductor.
Alliance for Canadian New Music ProjectsContemporary Showcase Edmonton1,700
Support of a new commission by a local composer, to be available to music teachers and students in the community.
Arts On The AvenueJazz Jams3,000
Creation and cultivation of a hot spot for young jazz musicians who want to take a step into the music scene.
Basically Babies LtdLaundry & Layette Supplies & Equipment4,500
Purchase of 150 laundry baskets and 10 laundry carts to support increased operational needs.
Beaverhill Bird Observatory SocietyMeme Contest1,000
April Fools Community Meme Contest Winner
Ben Calf Robe SocietyWorkplace Computers5,300
Purchase of six new computers to help the organization support their clients.
Boyle Street Community ServicesLearning to Play5,000
To re-establish the children's recreational room where parents and children can learn, play and visit.
Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area SocietyMcCauley Club Security Upgrades9,500
LED wall packs and down lights around the exterior of the building to ensure the safety of their children, families, volunteers, and staff by implementing recommendations made by City of Edmonton and other community stakeholders.
Brain Care Centre (BCC)Web-page design and implementation10,000
To support website development and design based on analysis of deficiencies.
Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing - Edmonton ZoneClubhouse Construction Cost Overruns10,000
To support cost over-runs associated with constructing a new building.
Canadian Council for RefugeesSpring 2017 Consultation3,800
Bursaries for local attendees to attend a three day consultation in early June.
Canadian Hearts Across Borders AssociationToward Successful Generation7,260
Offering a yearly nine week, interactive day summer program and camp that targets multicultural and Somali-Canadian refugee children aged between 5- 15 years.
Canadian Mental Health Association Edmonton RegionHEADSTRONG Metis Pilot3,000
A summit where youth gain the tools, confidence and inspiration to Be Brave, Reach Out and Speak Up for mental health.
Canadian Parks and Wilderness SocietyCPAWS website9,924
Update to the CPAWS Northern Alberta website.
CASA FoundationInfant and Preschool Services1,400
Purchase of specially selected toys and materials to foster expression, emotional release and transformation.
Catholic Social ServicesConstructing a Wheelchair-Accessible Deck and Ramp8,700
To improve the accessibility of the home for terminally ill and homeless adults in Edmonton.
CKUA Radio FoundationFinancial Systems Upgrade6,500
To upgrade internal donation systems to enhance their ability to raise funds through charitable donations.
Columbia InstituteInvesting in Reconciliation7,500
To bring together a group of Canadian foundations to advocate for robust reconciliation policies and practices in investee companies.
Community Foundations of CanadaImpact Investing Guidebook and Subscription Service10,000
The development of an Impact Investment Guidebook, subscription service and interactive website for Canadian foundations to support foundations interested in impact investment.
Concrete Theatre SocietyASL Interpretation2,048
To provide patrons with ASL interpretation for the entire festival including the lobby activities and the performances.
Council for the Advancement of African Canadians in AlbertaInternational Women's Day7,000
A one day event building upon and contributing to women's discussion groups and carrying forward gender sensitive focused conversations.
Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences of Alberta Trust FundCommemorating the anniversary years 1918 and 19683,800
To cover venue, promotional materials, and information brochures to commemorate the anniversaries and inform the public of the organization.
E4C (Edmonton City Centre Church Corporation)Emergency Grants and School Lunch Program1,205
Support for Winspear Emergency Grants and School Lunch Program from ECF's Annual Meeting.
Edmonton Catholic Separate School District 7Thank You Donation200
Thank you donation for board presentation on June 21.
Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary OrganizationsFailSafe Conference5,000
A conference that connects leaders from Alberta non-profits, businesses, and the public sector for honest and open discussions about failure.
Edmonton Community Legal CentreStaff Team Building Retreat4,400
To support a one-day facilitated staff retreat for 21 employees.
Edmonton Immigrant Services Association (EISA)Project 15010,000
To inspire immigrant and refugee women and help them develop a sense of empowerment by sharing their experiences, success stories and journeys in Canada.
Edmonton Inner City Housing SocietyThank You Donation200
Thank you for panel member Rhonda Newman
Edmonton International Street Performers FestivalBe Your Own Busker10,000
A new variety of public workshops designed to reflect and celebrate Canada's 150th and to strengthen and build each participants understanding of our community and our country.
Edmonton Public SchoolsConnects Program - #Empower Conference2,205
To transport students to and from the conference from different areas of the city.
Edmonton Symphony SocietyObsessions Octet9,930
To support the ensemble through a 16 day, 8 concert tour in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday.
Film & Video Arts Society of AlbertaFilmReel Capacity Increase6,200
A one-time server upgrade to support current projects and future activities.
Fondation Québec PhilanthropeFund for a tolerant future10,000
A contribution to a fund created to support the Muslim community.
Ground Zero ProductionsPackingtown Edmonton4,500
A live performance of Packingtown Edmonton in the Fort Road community.
Habitat for Humanity Edmonton SocietySustainable Financial Capital Strategy and Analysis10,000
A review of Habitat's financial capital development options and the development of recommendations.
Home on the Range Autism Ranch SocietyGreen Care Farm6,000
Preparation of a new Green Care Farm with the necessary safety, security and set-up requirements for agricultural programs.
iHuman Youth SocietyThank You Donation200
For hosting April 2017 board meeting
iHuman Youth SocietyiHuman Bursary Program5,000
To support youth engaging in formal schooling or other advancement opportunities.
Inner City Youth Development AssociationSummer at Inner City5,310
A pilot project with a balance between Living Skills, the gamification of academic studies in the Virtual World, and day trips to places such as Elk Island, Fort Edmonton, and other sites.
John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human RightsBuilding Capacity for Community Development6,700
To support community organizing training sessions to build capacity for grassroots organizations and campaigns.
Mediation and Restorative Justice CentreRestorative Justice Training for Strathcona Place9,000
The development and roll out of restorative justice training for staff, partners and placement students with Strathcona Place Outreach Team.
Michaelle Jean FoundationDigital Art of Inclusion Project7,500
To support the creation of artwork by five local Muslim youth.
Multicultural Family Resources SocietyHalal Food Basket Program9,720
To enable families to continue accessing food baskets.
Navy League of Canada Sherwood Park BranchUniforms for Navy League Cadets7,000
To purchase 20 additional Navy League Cadet uniforms for the new cadets enrolled in the program.
New Edmonton Wind Sinfonia SocietyThank You Donation300
In recognition of Stephen Williams (ACHS) Specifically for the Dave Erdmann Memorial Scholarship Fund
Newly United Operatic Vocalists Association (NUOVA)The Cunning Little Vixen8,970
To support the increased scope and demands, with collaboration from Citie Ballet, for an upcoming production.
Northern Light TheatreBonnie & Clyde9,281
Specialized costs involved with an additional week of performances, including: studio space, piano rental, tuning, and audio visual equipment rental.
Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE)Global Languages Chorus for Seniors8,900
A new, facilitated intercultural chorus for immigrant, refugee, and newcomer seniors.
Society for SelectionsUnexpected Relocation7,100
To support moving costs to ensure a successful re-establishment and the uncompromised provision of services.
Strathcona County Art Gallery @501Truth and Reconciliation: George Littlechild4,600
An artist-in-residence at Pine Street School to facilitate workshops and guide students in creating artwork themed in social justice.
Strathcona PlaceSocial Supports Coordinator3,990
To hire a Social Supports Coordinator for outreach.
Tetra Society of North AmericaEdmonton Chapter Sustainability5,610
Implementation strategies for long-term sustainability by diversifying revenues, increasing volunteer engagement and enhancing the management skills of the chapter coordinator.
Theatre Alberta SocietyTheatre Yes and Theatre Complicite1,300
Accommodation and meal costs for four Edmonton theatre artists to participate in a three day master class at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.
University of AlbertaThank You Donation200
Thank you donation for board presentation on September 20.
University of AlbertaInternational Week 2018: For a Better World5,000
Honoraria and supplies for local artists delivering workshops and performances during I-Week.
University of AlbertaMaster of Arts in Community Engagement Program5,400
Scholarships for students to participate in an interdisciplinary, thesis-based, graduate degree program that aims to prepare students for the study and practice of community engagement in a variety of settings.
University of AlbertaCommunity Service Learning7,500
To support a four-month summer internship for Arts students in community organizations.
University of AlbertaEurekamp7,600
To acquire essential supplies to support civic engagement, multicultural awareness, collaborative effort, and inclusion.
University of AlbertaVenture Healthcare10,000
To build health equity by empowering students from backgrounds under-represented in health professions to acquire experiential learning and mentorship opportunities through an immersive health internship.
Valley Zoo Development SocietyEquipment and IT Upgrades3,450
To purchase new printers, iPads and a Mac server.
Valour Place SocietyThank You Donation300
In recognition of Judy Clarke (HLTH)
VariousThank You Donations1,400
In recognitation of volunteers and presenters.
Volunteer AlbertaYouth Leadership Project9,740
To support an environmental scan of youth leadership programs in the Edmonton area.
YOUCAN - EdmontonYouth Collective Kitchen3,300
A ten week collective kitchen where youth participants learn how to prep and cook meals that they will be able to share with their families.
Youth Restorative Action ProjectYouth Justice Committee6,000
To work in conjunction with the court, and other agencies, with youth who have caused harm as a result of an incident involving racism, intolerance, or other significant social issues, and provide access to programs that are educational and rehabilitative.

Total amount granted: $379,143