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.

Azimuth Theatre AssociationOff-Whyte: An Old Strathcona Murder Mystery$3,000
Off-Whyte is an interactive, choose-your-own-adventure theatrical experience that takes place in various locations around Old Strathcona.
KidSport AlbertaEdmonton Ice Swap$2,200
A swap meet for hockey and ringette gear, at reduced costs by purchasing lightly used gear, for children and youth.
Canadian Rope Skipping Federation Inc.Launching Edmonton's First Competitive Rope Skipping Club$3,000
To launch a competitive rope skipping club in Edmonton.
ECSD - École J. H. Picard Catholic SchoolCourt Yard Revitalization$3,000
A revitalization of the under-used courtyard space into an environmentally-friendly learning space which will include a composting and vermiculture system as well as rain water containers.
ECSD - École J. H. Picard Catholic SchoolOil, Exhibition$3,000
An art installation/presentation of a short film about oil workers in Alberta.
ECSD - St. Francis Xavier High SchoolWinter Blues Buster - Sacred Heart Centre$1,800
To organize a day at West Edmonton Mall Waterpark for students involved in the Braided Journeys Program.
EPSB - McNally High SchooleSports League$1,200
Creating a fun and safe environment for students to play video games in a competitive manner.
EPSB - Old Scona AcademicFort Edmonton Park Excursion$900
Park admission and transportation to Fort Edmonton Park for students new to Canada.
EPSB - M.E. LaZerte High SchoolJunior High Leadership Challenge$2,000
A conference where student teams are challenged to create and support a project at their school that makes a better place for all.
EPSB - Argyll CentreOnline School Gay Straight Alliance Community$1,400
To create the first online Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) forum to engage students who may not have regular access to a GSA club at their specific schools.
EPSB - W.P. Wagner SchoolStart with Art$3,000
Art students from multiple schools will come together to create, design, and decorate functional art pieces (play tables) for the six all-day kindergarten classes in EPSB.
Friends of the Northern Alberta International Children's FestivalIlluminate: Enlighten the Night$2,100
Youth take on Nuit Blanche. Students will create an "art walk" in the St. Albert Botanic Park featuring a variety of art installations created by youth.
Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgendered Pride Centre of EdmontonEdmonton Pride Festival Youth Zone$3,000
A Youth Zone at Edmonton's Pride Festival which will include a video game trailer, oversized board games, and an arts and crafts station.
iHuman Youth SocietyDAT Junior$3,000
Creating educational resources that focus on drug awareness and prevention as well as general safety topics.
Information & Volunteer Centre for Strathcona CountyBig Brother Sherwood Park$1,400
An event where students in grades 7-12, participate in a local version of the reality television show Big Brother, including age-appropriate physical and mental activities/challenges.
Information & Volunteer Centre for Strathcona CountyMay Music Fest 2018$900
A free concert at a community theatre featuring young musicians from grades 7-12.
Kidney Foundation of CanadaWorld Kidney Day Gala$1,200
An event where speakers will present on their first-hand struggles and experiences with kidney disease.
Mile Zero Dance SocietyPost, Like, Share - Beware$3,000
Emerging artists working in their own disciplines will develop and workshop a new piece, providing an opportunity to gain hands-on experience.
Multicultural Family Resource SocietyINTEGRATING INTO SOCIETY: An Intercultural Youth Gathering$1,000
Through a series of gatherings, youth from different cultural communities will build connections, learn from one another, and share their cultures and experiences.
Multicultural Family Resource SocietyRight 2 Succeed Summer Camp$3,000
A summer camp to keep youth engaged and active with sport-based activities that focus on skill development, nutrition, mental health, self-esteem, and leadership.
Parkland School DivisionMozzy and Mikey's Barkery$3,000
Mozzy & Mikey's Barkery is a dog treat business founded by two Parkland School Division students. Their curriculum is woven into the creation and operation of their business to bake dog treats and showcase adoptable dogs. This grant will support the design and creation of packaging.
Rapid Fire Theatre SocietyOn the Margin$2,000
As part of the Found Festival, this poetic theatre performance takes place in and around a car found askew and out of sight in Edmonton's River Valley.
St. Albert Public School - Sir George Simpson Junior High SchoolPow Wow Drummers$2,400
Teaching First Nations culture and drumming.
Stollery Children's Hospital FoundationYou(th) Make Impact Summit$3,000
An annual summit focused on the themes of growing leadership, exploring volunteer engagement, and building fundraising skills.
Trinity Christian School AssociationRealVirtuality 2018$3,000
A club focused on building a robot and introducing younger students to robotics.
University of Alberta Peter Lougheed Leadership CollegeWomen in Dentistry Mentorship Conference$2,300
A half-day leadership conference with female dentists in the community and current female dental students discussing mentorship.

Total amount granted: $58,800