Small Grants support smaller 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 Canada
Edmonton 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. #24
Different is Beautiful (Gibbons School)$1,500
To promote awareness, understanding, and acceptance for all.

Catholic Social Services
Reducing 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'Alberta
Office Equipment$10,000
To purchase equipment and furniture as they move into a new office.

Centre for Race and Culture
Nehiyaw$10,000
To support Cree instruction.

CHED Santas Anonymous Incorporated
Santas 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 Theatre
Edmonton 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 Institute
Reconciliation 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 Alberta
Asset 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 Alberta
Fire 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 Families
Fund Development Analysis$6,000
To support a contract position, for analysis of past fundraising practices and suggest future opportunities.

Cultural Connections Institute -- The Learning Exchange
Volunteerism for Newcomers$7,800
To strengthen networks and provide practical work experience for adult newcomers through volunteerism.

Dickinsfield Amity House
Technology Upgrade$8,700
To purchase new desktop and laptop computers.

Association Franco-Albertaine de L'Unitheatre
Camp multi-arts bursaries$1,300
To create the opportunity for children from low-income families to participate in the camp.

Dream Casters Society
Dream 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
To support a free inter-generational project that aims to connect youth and seniors together through traditional Lao language lessons and cooking classes.
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.
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