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Last updated: June 7, 2021

The Economic Action Plan Grant supports the implementation of the Economic Action Plan. This will lead to a more resilient, diverse and equitable local economy.

The grant program provides matching reimbursement grants of up to $25,000 for projects and programs that support the outcomes of the Economic Action Plan. 

Businesses and business associations that obtained funding in Phase 1 can apply for funding in Phase 2.

How to Apply

Download the application form, and email the completed form and required attachments to

  • The program will begin accepting applications June 7
  • Applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis

This grant program was approved at the May 3, 2021 City Council meeting (item 6.5).

Program Details

Grant Eligibility

To be eligible to receive an Economic Action Plan Grant, the applicant must be a local business, a business association or non-profit organization in good standing, and must have a primarily commercial mandate. They must also have a valid City business licence, or have plans to obtain one by the time of project completion, unless:

  • The business does not require one by the City of Edmonton, and if applicable, is in good standing with a professional organization
  • The non-profit is registered and in good standing with the Province of Alberta

The following organizations are ineligible for grant funding:

  • Government organizations
  • Third-party (for example, Amazon) sellers or other online retailers without a location in Edmonton
  • Religious or other organizations that do not have an economic mandate, and 
  • Non-resident business licence holders

To be considered for an Economic Action Plan Grant, all projects or programs must:

  • Contribute to the outcomes of the Action Plan, and
  • Not duplicate existing resources or services made available by the City

Applicants should review the Grant Program Guide and Procedures for more detailed information before applying.

Application Form

Email the completed form and required attachments to

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