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 at https://www.ecfoundation.org/grants/young-edmonton-grants/.

 

OrganizationProgramGrant
Action For Healthy Communities Society of EdmontonEmpowering Black Youth$3,000
To create a space for black youth to engage in meaningful discussion about issues that affect them, providing a place where their beauty and all of their abilities are appreciated and celebrated.
Action For Healthy Communities Society of EdmontonKids Soccer Club$3,000
A free soccer training camp for children from newcomers and low income families.
Concrete Theatre SocietyThe Renaissance Conspiracy: Decolonizing History$3,000
Production and research costs for podcast celebrating the stories of BIPOC throughout history.
Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers SocietyKaren Youth Club$3,000
A series of activities, opportunities and workshops that will provide personal development, empowerment and skill-building for Karen youth.
Edmonton Public LibraryDISCOVER Post-Secondary Prep$900
An initiative which aids students by providing peer mentorship, advice, and free academic support.
Friends of the Northern Alberta International Children's FestivalBAM Junior High Leadership Retreat$3,000
A youth retreat fostering volunteerism, leadership, and stronger community connections.
Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgendered Pride Centre of EdmontonHardboiled$3,000
To develop a ten episode mystery podcast series.
Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgendered Pride Centre of EdmontonCrafting Connections$1,100
A series of sessions that will give queer youth in Edmonton an opportunity to connect and create.
Islamic Family and Social Services AssociationRootUP Edmonton's Roots Book Publication$3,000
Publication and promotion of the Roots Book; a collection of interviews, stories, and artwork from Edmonton's BIPOC and immigrant community.
Leduc County - Parks and RecreationWarburg Youth Collective$1,430
To support activities, including youth nights, day trips, and youth leadership workshops.
Northern Alberta Benefit Society for ScoliosisYoga for Scoliosis in the Park$3,000
To host an awareness event and offer scoliosis screenings for adults and children.
OSA Chess ClubOSA Chess Initiative$900
A youth chess tournament.
Senior Citizens Opportunity Neighborhood AssociationGarneau Computers 4 Seniors$800
Youth will mail refurbished laptops to seniors and virtually teach them to use the devices.
University of AlbertaAlbertaloop$3,000
To design, fabricate and compete a prototype Hyperloop Pod at the 2021 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition.
University of AlbertaPhysiology Students Graduation Ceremony$2,100
Costs of an online graduation ceremony for the U of A Physiology class of 2021.
Young Alberta Book SocietyInk Movement Edmonton Youth Anthology$2,900
To curate an anthology entirely organized, compiled, and written by the youth.

Total amount granted: $37,130