Alberta Community Justice Grant

Apply for a grant to explore and develop innovative community justice initiatives.

Grant purpose

The Alberta Community Justice Grant program helps:

  • build a framework to resolve legal issues within a community setting
  • improve coordination and enhance capacity of community-based programs working with criminal, family, and civil matters
  • support the development of community-driven alternatives to the formal legal system

Funding limits

Funding of up to $1,200,000 will be allocated for the 2023-24 fiscal period:

  • Not all applications will be funded.
  • Some applications might be recommended for a lesser amount.

Grants will be:

  • for one-time funding
  • from $5,000 to $25,000
  • paid in one installment


An applicant must be based in Alberta and any of the following:

  • registered not-for-profit organization or registered charity that is in good standing
  • First Nation, Métis Nation of Alberta or Metis Settlement
  • municipality
  • community group with a designated fiscal agent

Ineligible applicants

  • individuals
  • academic institutions
  • for-profit organizations
  • Crown corporations
  • police services
  • publicly funded institutions

How to apply

The grant application period has passed.

After you apply

We will email you if your grant application is approved.



Connect with the Alberta Community Justice Grant program:

Email: [email protected]