Strategic Opportunity Grants support small to mid-sized Calgary and area qualified
donees with small, time-sensitive, strategic initiatives that fall into one of
- Organization Transformation – When charities need
to transform into a new phase of their organization’s growth, direction, or
Opportunities – When charities identify a unique opportunity to advance their work
and only have a brief period of time to act on that opportunity.
Grant request deadlines are noon on the 1st
of each month. Read the Strategic Opportunity Grants Guidelines to learn about eligibility and the grant request process. Also, contact Grants Staff for guidance prior to completing a
the Grants Coordinator prior to the deadline to
the Strategic Opportunity Grants Guidelines available below.
- Complete the grant request template available below.
- Send your application as an
attachment to Grants@CalgaryFoundation.org
are a maximum of 2 pages in 9-point font
– including the budget.
Example initiatives include, but are not limited to supporting:
- Unique collaborations or participation in
one-time events or learning opportunities
- Reorganization during and after a change in
leadership or board renewal
- Small feasibility studies or evaluations
for shared services, collaborations, or mergers
STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITY GRANTS GUIDELINES
STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITY GRANTS REQUEST
SAMPLE OF RECENT GRANT RECIPIENTS
FINAL REPORT INSTRUCTIONS