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Community League Emerging Grant

This grant assists with the:

  • Establishment or development of a new community league.
  • Re-establishment of a defunct or previously amalgamated community league.
  • Merging of two existing leagues.

This grant is given once during the lifetime of a community league. The maximum amount is $1,500.


You are eligible if you:

  • Are a group of people interested in forming a community league.
  • Have the support of the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, the Community Services Department, and the affected community leagues.
  • Have completed community notifications of the initiative to form a new community league.

Submitting an Application

Your application package must include:

  • Letter requesting Emerging Grant funding.
  • Outline of expenditures related to the initiative.
  • Letter of support from the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues.
  • Letter of support from the designated Community Services' community recreation coordinator.
  • Letter of support from any existing community leagues that are affected by the potential boundaries of the new league.

Post-Funding Requirements

Within 90 days from the end of the first fiscal year of your community league, you must submit the following:

  • Audited financial statements.
  • Copy of Certificate of Incorporation.
  • Copy of bylaws as filed with Corporate Registries.
  • Current list of Board of Directors with names and positions.

For more information:

Title Community Grants Office


Fax 780-577-3525
Email grants@edmonton.ca