Important dates

Deadline: Thursday, February 29, 2024

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

Applicant info sessions

There is one more information session for applicants to ask questions about the grant.

To register, click date link below:

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

Contact us if you have questions about eligibility.

How to apply

Deadline: Thursday, February 29, 2024

Step 1. Read the guidelines

Read the Alberta Community Justice Grant Guidelines.

Step 2. Complete the application package

Download and fill out the:

Check the footer of your application form

  • The application form you need has ‘February 2024’ in the footer.
  • If the footer does not say ‘February 2024’, you have an older version of the application form. Download the form, again.
  • Contact us if you have any questions.

Step 3. Submit the application package

Your application package must include these documents:

  • application signed by an authorized signatory of your agency
  • budget request template
  • proof of registration or incorporation status (if applicable)

Submit your application and budget by email to: [email protected].

After you apply

We will email you if your grant application is approved.


Alberta Community Justice Grant Guidelines

Alberta Community Justice Grant information session presentation


Connect with the Alberta Community Justice Grant program:

Email: [email protected]