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Note: Many City of Edmonton grant applications have moved to online submissions.

You will need your City of Edmonton Grants Account ID and registered organization or applicant email to apply. If you do not know your account ID please complete the Account ID request form or call the grants office (780-496-4933), and someone will contact you within 2 business days.

Have you already started an application? Search for your application so you do not have to start over.

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The Community Facility Partner Capital Grant Program supports partnerships that enhance public use facilities so Edmontonians can thrive in an active and attractive city.

Funding will be allocated across the city to organizations with a primary mandate in at least one of the following key sectors:

  • Arts & heritage
  • Multicultural
  • Recreation/amateur sport
  • Seniors
  • Social services/community development

Funding will support the following types of capital projects:

  • Project planning (including planning studies, business case development, concept and some schematic drawings)
  • Facility preservation (capital maintenance/rehabilitation)
  • Facility enhancement (expansion/redevelopment)
  • New facilities (construction of a new facility - may replace an existing one)
  • Purchase of existing facility, or major equipment integral to operation of facility

This grant program does not fund projects retroactively or support funding shortfalls on projects.

How To Apply

Complete the Electronic Application Package

Complete the online application, including the attachments which will need to be downloaded, completed and attached to your online application.

Grant Specific Templates

Project Budget Spread Sheet

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Form

Community Group Led Construction Projects Guide and Templates

This process and templates must be used for all applications to the CFPCG program. While the Guide was written for projects on City land, the process reflects good business practises and applicants to this grant program are expected to follow the same roadmap and use the same templates, including the business case template.

Community Group Led Construction Projects Guide and Templates

For assistance with your application, refer to the Program & Application Guide.

This document may provide some information that will assist in completing the business case for those sections in the Business Case Template from the Community Group Led Construction Guide and Templates:

Business Case Template Guide

Submit your online application by:

Wednesday April 5, 2017 by 11:59pm

Note:

  • A separate submission is required for each project. Multiple applications will be considered from an organization
  • Only submit projects that can be completed within 2 to 5 years. Therefore, especially as costs change over time, it’s best to apply for one stand-alone phase at a time that will result in a usable facility, and re-apply in the future for later phases. This will allow the Community Facility Partner Capital Grant funding to reflect the current cost of the additional phases
  • All submissions are to be provided to the City of Edmonton Grants Office on or before the application deadline
  • All submitted Community Facility Partner Capital Grant applications are assessed using  an open, transparent, fair and consistent process within established City business practices
  • After assessment, the final grant award decisions will be made by City Council

How to Report on Funding

  1. Complete project
  2. Complete both
    Final Project Report - Part A
    Final Project Report - Part B
  3. Submit to Grants Office
    Email to grants@edmonton.ca (this is the preferred method)

Program Details

Update: On March 21 2017, Edmonton City Council approved an amendment to the Community Facility Partner Capital Grant Policy. The percentage of funding has changed and the new percentages will be effective for the 2017 grant submissions.

Funding

The program will fund up to 33% of eligible project costs except for Project Planning submissions. Project Planning grants will be up to 50% for costs to the end of Concept/Pre-design phase, based on the Community Group Led Construction Projects Guide. Any costs past Concept/Pre-design phase submitted as part of a Project Planning grant request will be funded at the 33% of eligible project costs rate.

Concept/Pre-Design includes:

  •  A rendering (drawing) of the proposed facility or park development
  • General shape and size, essence of design
  • The preliminary program (needs) and spatial/functional requirements of the project
  • Estimated overall square footage
  • The approximate location within the site
  • Preliminary relationships between proposed amenities/buildings
  • Access, parking, landscaping, and/or other features on the site
  • Class D cost estimate (-50% to +50% estimate accuracy)

Priorities

Priority is given to projects that:

  • Result in publicly accessible and sustainable assets which strongly contribute towards the Improved Livability corporate outcomes in the City's strategic plan, The Way Ahead

  • Demonstrate a notable benefit and impact a significant number of Edmontonians

  • Address health & safety issues

  • Restore, renew or enhance existing assets on City land

Eligibility and Evaluation

  1. The Applicant must be an organization registered for more than one year

  2. Eligible applicants may be community not-for-profit organizations, public service providers, or organizations from the private sector, but must operate in at least one of the key sectors

  3. At least 75% of the applicant’s membership and the beneficiaries of its programs and services must be residents of the city of Edmonton

  4. The Applicant and the project must advance the outcomes of both:

    a) The 10-year City Strategic Plan The Way Ahead 2009-2018

    b) The Citizen Services Annual Business Plan

  5. The grant applied for shall not be intended or used for a purpose beyond the corporate objectives of the applicant as outlined in its Incorporating Documents

Previous Grant Award Recipients

2016 Grant Award Recipients

In 2016, $4,927,733 was awarded to 8 of 14 new applicants,  2 previously approved applicants, along with Council directed funding

2015 Grant Award Recipients

In 2015, $3, 151,264 was awarded to 10 of 14 new applicants, 2 previously approved applicants, along with Council directed funding.

2014 Grant Award Recipients

In 2014, $2,295,125 was awarded to 10 out of 16 new groups, 3 previously approved applicants, along with Council directed funding.

2013 Grant Award Recipients

In 2013, $1,056,500 was awarded to 4 out of 11 new groups, and 3 previously approved projects.

2012 Grant Award Recipients

In 2012, $1,317,980 was awarded to 8 of 18 new groups.

2011 Grant Award Recipients

In 2011, $708,520 was awarded to 6 of 9 new groups.

For More Information

Please refer to the Program & Application Guide.

If you have questions regarding funding guidelines, project applicability, or require assistance in completing your application, please call your City of Edmonton liaison or contact:

City of Edmonton: Grants Office

PO Box 2359, Edmonton, AB T5J 2R7
7th Floor, CN Tower
10004 - 104 Ave

Telephone

780-496-4932 or 780-496-4933

Fax 780-577-3528
Email grants@edmonton.ca
Website http://www.edmonton.ca/grants

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