Types of Grants

Community Grants

Calgary Foundation is currently accepting grant requests for the Community Grants Program. Prior to submitting your request please consult the program guidelines and contact Foundation staff to discuss eligibility. While the program continues to support initiatives that engage citizens and that strengthen charities.

Grants come in a variety of sizes depending on the scope and scale of activities—lists of past Community Grants are available below. Contact Grants Staff to explore larger amounts that are available for highly collaborative projects.

We are moving to an online application process in January. If you have questions about applying for a Community Grant, please contact Djaka Blais-Amare at dblais-amare@calgaryfoundation.org.


Community Grants Guidelines

Online Grant Portal

Fillable Budget Form

Final Reporting Instructions


Recent Community Grants:

Grant request process at a glance:

  • February:  Submit grant request by 11:59pm
  • April: Grant requests are shortlisted
  • May: Shortlisted applicants meet with a committee
  • Late June: Program results are announced
  • September: Submit grant request by 11:59pm
  • October: Grant requests are shortlisted
  • November: Shortlisted applicants meet with a committee
  • Late December: Program results are announced

We are overwhelmed by the generosity of the community, our partners, volunteers and the city.

Amanda Koyama

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society