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

OrganizationProgramGrant
Action Coalition on Human Trafficking Alberta AssociationLGBTQ2S+ Knowledge Sharing$6,000
To learn about what local LGBTQ2S+ communities are experiencing with regards to the risk factors and possible sex trafficking trends.
Alberta Ballet CompanyBoys Dance Too$2,900
To showcase the Canadian premiere of Danseur, to understand the challenges facing boys in ballet and dance, followed by a panel discussion.
Alberta Baroque Music Society40th Anniversary Season$6,800
To engage seven additional musicians for an anniversary concert.
Alberta Emerald FoundationWhat on EARTH can we do? Podcast$9,500
To create a new podcast series featuring award recipients discussing a range of environmental topics.
Alberta Sports & Recreation Association for the BlindIntroductory Sports and Recreation$7,900
To create a program that introduces children with a visual impairment to a range of new sports and recreation.
Alberta Symphony Orchestra SocietyTribute to Renoir$9,700
To help with local musician costs and venue rental for their concert tribute on December 7, 2019.
Alberta Workers' Health Centre SocietyThe Future is Here$6,200
To enhance training opportunities for eight women or non-binary people of colour attending an Artistic Leadership in Live Theatre.
Alzheimer Society of Alberta & Northwest TerritoriesCo-op Student funding$10,000
To hire an accounting cooperative education student to gain experience in the nonprofit sector.
Arts On The AvenueWarehouse Supplies and Equipment$9,800
To purchase industry standard warehouse shelving, pallet racks, and storage boxes to create an efficient and accessible warehouse space.
Athabasca Good Samaritan Ministries AssociationHygiene Program$5,000
To purchase hygiene items for families accessing the food bank for assistance.
Azimuth Theatre AssociationASL Interpretation of Chinook Series$9,000
To provide ASL during times and activities that are not directly attached to live performance.
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing SocietyCommunity celebration$10,000
To support a portion of costs for their holiday celebration.
Best Buddies CanadaEdmonton Expansion$10,000
To establish more school chapters, to help create friendships between children with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Board of Trustees of Sturgeon School Div. #24Different is Beautiful (Gibbons School)$1,500
To promote awareness, understanding, and acceptance for all.
Catholic Social ServicesReducing Risk of Fire $8,500
To install a fire suppressant in the kitchens of group homes for adults with disabilities.
Centre d'Accueil et d'établissement du Nord de l'AlbertaOffice Equipment$10,000
To purchase equipment and furniture as they move into a new office.
Centre for Race and CultureNehiyaw$10,000
To support Cree instruction.
CHED Santas Anonymous IncorporatedSantas Driver Delivery App Refresh$10,000
To ensure compatibility with new phones and provide all volunteer drivers with new information regarding the toy delivery process.
Citadel TheatreEdmonton Performing Arts Accessibility Research$10,000
To undertake research and consultation about how arts organizations can serve people with physical, linguistic, economic, and neurological barriers.
Columbia InstituteReconciliation and Responsible Investment$10,000
To support a national project to provide workshops, webinars and conferences for Indigenous trust officers and mainstream institutional investors.
Community Foundation of Northwestern AlbertaAsset mapping for Environmental Initiatives$8,000
To hire students to do two streams of asset mapping; one for environmental community initiatives and one for schools and post-secondary institutions.
Community Foundation of Northwestern AlbertaFire Response$10,000
To start a fund to help communities in northern Alberta affected by the fire, including High Level.
Community Options - A Society for Children and FamiliesFund Development Analysis$6,000
To support a contract position, for analysis of past fundraising practices and suggest future opportunities.
Cultural Connections Institute -- The Learning ExchangeVolunteerism for Newcomers$7,800
To strengthen networks and provide practical work experience for adult newcomers through volunteerism.
Dickinsfield Amity HouseTechnology Upgrade$8,700
To purchase new desktop and laptop computers.
Association Franco-Albertaine de L'UnitheatreCamp multi-arts bursaries$1,300
To create the opportunity for children from low-income families to participate in the camp.
Dream Casters SocietyDream Casters Society$8,000
To support fishing days for clients of various social support groups.
E4C (Edmonton City Centre Church Corporation)Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness Conference 2019$1,400
To support conference fees for two Housing First staff members to attend a local conference.
Edmonton Catholic Separate School District 7Musical Theatre or Plays (Holy Trinity)$1,200
To assist a secondary school to create, develop, produce and perform a musical theatre or play.
Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary OrganizationsFraming a Multi-Stakeholder Plan$10,000
To coordinate dialogue and activities by multiple agencies in support of the Syrian refugee community.
Edmonton Musical Theatre SocietySummer Camp Bursaries$2,200
To provide musical theatre experience to young community members from an underrepresented demographic.
Edmonton Poetry FestivalEdmonton Poetry Festival Events$8,200
To support four keynote events at the 2020 festival.
Edmonton Public SchoolsRound Dance at L.Y. Cairns$5,000
To start the school year off with a traditional round dance as a gathering to foster community and encourage reconciliation through culture.
Edmonton Public SchoolsSTEM program on International Space Station$10,000
To support EPSB students to participate in a program to design an experiment which will be sent to the International Space Station.
Federation of Alberta NaturalistsApril Fools' Meme Contest Winner$1,000
To award the best meme, as chosen by staff of ECF.
Fondation Franco-AlbertaineStrategic Leadership Development$9,000
To survey the Francophone community to identify key factors related to their sense of belonging.
Horn of Africa Educational and Economic Development Society (HAEEDS)Computer Essentials$7,000
To purchase laptops and support an IT instructor, to offer free computer classes.
iHuman Youth SocietyNew Start Youth Award$9,200
To assist young people to pursue education.
Islamic Family and Social Services AssociationProject Impact Training$10,000
To support participation, in partnership with Community Options, to improve their ability to measure outcomes.
Jewish Federation of EdmontonJewish Film Festival Audience Enhancement$2,900
To bring a special guest to speak on closing night of the festival to enhance audience experience and raise the Festival's visibility.
KidSport EdmontonTestimonial Videos$7,100
To create film content for multi-media use.
Lac Ste Anne Historical SocietyPreservation of the Sangudo Anglican Church$8,000
To help with costs related to relocating the church.
Lao Alberta Buddhist TempleLao Community Cultural Heritage Program$7,000
Indigenous Youth Outreach Program
Level. Changing Lives Through LawIndigenous Youth Outreach Program$7,500
To support the Edmonton expansion of a justice education and mentorship program for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit youth.
McDougall House AssociationSmall Renovation$10,000
To update some areas to be compliant with AHS safety standards.
McMan Youth, Family & Community Services AssociationFire Damages$6,100
To support renovations and furniture following a fire at one of their homes.
Muir Lake Community School FoundationCommunity Inclusive Playground Project$8,000
To redevelop the junior playground by replacing the outdated equipment with modern, barrier-free interactive alternatives.
Multicultural Family Resource SocietyProfessional Development$2,000
To support professional development opportunities for fund development staff.
Muslim Association of CanadaStudy Group Support$9,400
To support two youth organizers to oversee volunteers for the study group and an outreach worker to follow-up with students and families.
Muslim Community of Edmonton Mosque and Muslim HouseSafety Improvements$8,000
To support security enhancements and upgrades at the Mosque's daycare facility.
Natamoowin Education FoundationS.T.E.P. Initiative$8,700
To purchase a 3D printer, along with related supplies and training, to support the growing industry of STEM.
Nina Haggerty Centre for the ArtsPromotional Video and Brochure$6,000
To create a video for an awareness and fund-raising campaign.
Obesity CanadaEngaging youth in weight bias research$5,500
To understand how weight bias occurs among children and youth living with obesity in Edmonton.
Parkland School Division #70Bringing Community Together (Tomahawk School)$10,000
To re-pave the outside basketball court to provide students and community members the opportunity to learn, move and play together.
Robertson-Wesley Music SocietyChoral Morphosis$5,000
To continue providing a choir program for people with disabilities.
Scouts Canada - Northern Lights CouncilInstructor Training and Equipment$6,000
To make First Aid and CPR training accessible to volunteers and community members.
Society for New Music in EdmontonNME At The Aviary: New Music, New Voices$5,000
To support a series of concerts by local emerging artists.
Society of High Prairie Regional Environmental Action CommitteeStrategic Planning Summit$5,300
In partnership with Keepers of the Water, to bring together people from different Treaty areas to strategize on protecting water.
Somali Canadian Cultural Society of EdmontonIftiin Graduation$7,600
To support costs for their graduation ceremony for high school grads.
South East Edmonton Seniors Association40th Anniversary Mural$9,800
To commemorate the anniversary by producing an outdoor mural.
Special Olympics LeducFUNdamentals Leduc$3,000
To support a program which focuses on developing basic sport skills while creating enjoyment of physical activity in youth ages 7-12.
Spruce Grove and District Agricultural SocietyCommunity Garden$5,300
To purchase an additional 16 garden boxes to meet growing demands.
St. Albert Stop Abuse in Families SocietyReprint of Resources and Referral Information$4,800
To reprint promotional materials for their services.
Starfish Family Resources SocietyThe Next Chapter: Rebuilding After Divorce$6,200
To expand programming on parenting through separation and divorce.
Teddy's Outreach FoundationYouth Mentoring Youth$10,000
To provide mentorship programming to under-served youth in the areas of academic/career development, community service, health and wellness.
Terra Centre for Teen ParentsSingle Parent's Independence Fund$7,100
To support single parents requiring education, training or other assitance which will help them gain independence.
Theatre Prospero AssociationEnchanted Antlers$5,700
To support actor and stage manager fees for a small production that will tour to six schools.
Tomorrow Foundation for a Sustainable FutureGreen Drinks: Climate Emergency$10,000
In partnership with The Local Good, to expand their Green Drinks series to engage more people in the conversation around the climate emergency.
Toy Guns Dance Theatre Ltd.Film project$7,400
To rehearse, film and edit a short film showcasing their work.
Ukrainian Shumka DancersSummer Youth Camp Indigenous Component$7,500
To continue building on Ancestors and Elders by offering Indigenous culture and education as part of the summer camp.
University of AlbertaCommunity Service Learning$7,500
To support a four-month summer internship for Arts students in community organizations.
University of Alberta
UEval bursaries$2,200
To support evaluation capacity building in the social sector.
University of OttawaRefugee Sponsorship Support Program$9,000
To support the Edmonton Chapter Coordinator to train lawyers and law students to provide private refugee sponsorship groups pro bono support through complex and technical sponsorship process.
VariousAppreciation Donations$4,700
Grants made in recognition of contributions to ECF.
Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of EdmontonApril Fools' Meme Contest Winner$1,000
To award the best meme, as chosen by the public.
WINGS of Providence SocietyPolicy Consultant$7,400
To support a contract position to help update governance structure and processes.
Works International Visual Arts SocietyAccessible Public Art Installation$10,000
To support the costs of building a larger structure and engineering a safe ramp.
Young Men's Christian Association of EdmontonACE Grads$5,000
In partnership with Prostate Edmonton Peer Support Society, to provide exercise programming for people who have experienced prostate cancer.
Youth Restorative Action ProjectArt Program Expansion$5,900
To expand an art program for youth facing various societal barriers to develop their work.
Zoe's Animal Rescue SocietyCatFest Cat Maze$800
To purchase supplies to build a sturdy and reusable cat maze for adoptable foster kittens to use during the festival.

Total amount granted: $552,200