Young Edmonton Grants foster youth leadership by supporting activities and projects that are initiated, led, and organized by young Edmonton and area residents.

An advisory committee of young residents reviews applications and provides grant recommendations to the staff of ECF. More information is available here.

Concrete Theatre SocietyProphesy at the Fringe 2,408
Redevelopment and production of the play "Prophesy" for performance at the Fringe Festival, with emerging artists directing and developing the show with an eye to our current political and international landscape.
Edmonton Catholic Separate School District 7BCR Rocky Mountain Friendship Exchange 1,500
Pairing students from Ben Calf Robe-St. Clare School and students from Listuguj Mi'gmaq First Nation in Quebec in an exchange of First Nation cultures.
Edmonton Catholic Separate School District 7Birch Bay Fun Day 1,700
A day of unique outdoor activities for students from the Braided Journeys program for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit students at Archbishop O'Leary High School.
Edmonton Public SchoolsScona News550
Ongoing development of a full scale news app led by computing science students at Strathcona High School.
Edmonton Public SchoolsFirst Nation, Metis, Inuit Cultural Club 1,500
A culture club for students to participate in Indigenous cultural activities and receive mentorship at Westlawn School.
Edmonton Public SchoolsREEL Youth Forum 2,200
To support a one day conference at Lillian Osborne High School to create student-led discussions around community needs.
Edmonton Public SchoolsFlower Frenzy 2,800
A public art installation featuring fused glass flowers created by students at Bessie Nichols School.
Information & Volunteer Centre for Strathcona CountyMay Music Fest578
Stage and professional sound technician costs towards a mini music festival for aspiring youth musicians.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation CanadaBike-a-thon 1,900
A student-led bike-a-thon in support of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada.
Kidney Foundation of CanadaWorld Kidney Day Gala 1,500
A gala to promote awareness of kidney disease.
KidSport AlbertaEdmonton Ice Swap 1,990
A hockey and ringette gear swap event.
Latitude 53 Society of ArtistsA Summertime Celebration: Youth Art in Edmonton 2,000
Micro-grants to support young artists in creating pieces for an art show.
Multicultural Family Resources SocietyMental Health and Well Being Retreats 3,000
To support four full-day retreats to Elk Island for Syrian youth.
Multicultural Family Resources SocietyEdmonton Vietnamese Youth Initiative 3,000
To support a series of events to build community and skills amongst Vietnamese youth.
Multicultural Family Resources SocietyFriendship, Food & Fun! 3,000
To support four trips to Lady Flower Gardens for Ethiopian and Eritrean youth and seniors.
St. Albert Public School District No. 5565Book Banquet 1,200
To create a professional bound book of youth art, including poetry, short stories, essays, photography, graphic design, and illustrations.
Stollery Children's Hospital FoundationFor Kids by Kids 3rd Annual Benefit Concert 2,000
Two benefit concerts in support of the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation, filled with art, entertainment, and awareness.
Stollery Children's Hospital FoundationStollery Youth Network 3,000
To host a conference in order to launch the Stollery Youth Network which will bring together youth from across the city to support the work of the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation.
Strathcona CountyRecycled Reading and Pop-up Youth Art Mural and Talent Expo600
Support of a take-one leave-one micro library and a youth art event featuring the creation of a mural.
Theatre Network (1975) SocietyGarnish 1,500
A one-act play that will be produced as a mainstage performance as part of NextFest, an emerging artist Festival.
Theatre Network (1975) SocietyPompeii 1,500
Rehearsal and performance of the play "Pompeii, L.A." by Declan Greene at the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival.
Theatre Network (1975) SocietyNest 1,800
A live theatrical performance during Nextfest 2017. This production will explore the role of community in the lives of queer-identifying youth through the use of spoken text, movement, projection, and technology.
Trinity Christian School AssociationProject Realvirtuality 3,000
Support for a team of students to design, build, and program a robot for the First Tech Challenge, and to use the robot to interest young people in STEM fields.
University of AlbertaReclaiming Our Queerness in A Heternormative World 2,950
To support an evening of spoken word, music, dance and performance art exploring the stereotypes, assumptions, and challenges of growing up queer in a heteronormative world.
University of AlbertaAlberta Not-for-profit Association External Competition 3,000
To support expenses for the fourth Alberta Non-Profit Case Competition.
University of AlbertaArts in Medicine 3,000
An event which challenges attendees to reinvent the meaning of "patient" in patient-centered care, focusing on the intersection of arts and healthcare.
University of AlbertaDiversity in Engineering 3,000
Workshops, lectures, and other activities designed to improve diversity and inclusivity in engineering and computer science.
Works International Visual Arts SocietyFeminist Art Show and Panel Discussion 2,795
A starting point to discuss intersectional feminist and activist work in artistic communities in Edmonton and Canada.
Works International Visual Arts SocietySelf-Disclosures 3,000
Support of a pop-up gallery showcasing the work of young, emerging artists.

Total amount granted: $61,971