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Funding

This page offers information on known grants and funding to advance projects that support inclusion. Due to the changing nature of government grants and funding, this information may not be up-to-date and should not be considered an exhaustive list of all available funding for inclusion work.

Funding Offered by AUMA 

Community Readiness for Newcomer Integration Project 

AUMA is seeking applications from Alberta municipalities to participate in a Community Readiness for Newcomer Integration project. Successful applicants will be partnered with a consultant to evaluate the readiness of their community or region to support the successful settlement and integration of immigrant newcomers. The deadline to apply is June 11, 2021.  

Depending on financial capacity, AUMA’s Welcoming and Inclusive Communities initiative may offer opportunities to bring training and education workshops directly to your community. Contact us to explore this opportunity further. 

Funding Offered by Other Organizations

The Government of Alberta offers up to $25,000 for not-for-profit and education organizations to lead projects that foster intercultural awareness and understanding and seek to reduce discrimination. Annual application deadlines are March 1 and September 1. 

Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program

The Government of Canada offers funding to support the socio-economic integration of individuals and communities and helps them to contribute to building an integrated, socially cohesive society. The Program has three funding components: Events, Projects and Community Capacity Building.

Communities at Risk: Security Infrastructure Program 

The Government of Canada offers funding to not-for-profit organizations that are linked to a community at risk of being victimized by hate-motivated crime. The funding helps with the costs to implement security measures at community facilities such as places of worship, community centres and provincially recognized educational institutions.