Important dates

The 2018-2019 Alberta Community Restorative Justice Grant application period is now closed.

Funding

Alberta Community Restorative Justice grants are available to non-profit organizations that provide restorative justice services and referrals to communities.

Restorative justice grants of up to $50,000 are available for organizations to:

  • provide restorative justice mediation services
  • increase a community’s:
    • referrals to restorative justice
    • capacity to provide restorative justice
    • awareness of restorative justice

Eligibility

The following applicants can apply for the grant:

  • non-profit organizations with corporate legal status
  • community-based coalitions and networks (requires an incorporated fiscal agent)
  • Indigenous communities including bands and tribal councils
  • youth justice committees

If you have questions about your eligibility, contact the Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice Unit.

How to apply

The 2018-2019 Alberta Community Restorative Justice Grant application period is now closed. This page will be updated with a new application form when the 2019-2020 application opens.

Step 1. Read the guidelines

The grant application form includes important information about how to apply for funding.

Step 2. Complete the application package

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Fill out the Alberta Community Restorative Justice Grant Application form.

The application asks for the following information:

  • agency description
  • project information – plan, budget, and scope
  • type of delivery model
  • chosen funding stream – outlined in the application
  • community need and support
  • demonstration of restorative justice principles and philosophy
  • performance measurements

Supporting documents

Your application must include 3 letters of support from your supporters in the criminal justice system. Examples include:

  • local police services
  • chief Crown prosecutors
  • victim’s groups
  • referral agencies
  • criminal justice officials
  • community groups

Step 3. Submit the application package

You can submit the original signed applications:

  • by mail
  • via courier
  • in person

Applications are also accepted by email or fax before the deadline, but an original signed copy must also be submitted.

Submit your application to:

Alberta Community Restorative Justice Grant
Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice Unit
Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
10th Floor South, John E. Brownlee Building
10365 97 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3W7

Fax: 780-638-3870
Email: cprj@gov.ab.ca

After you apply

You’ll receive confirmation your application was received within 3 weeks of the grant deadline. If you don’t receive confirmation within 3 weeks of the deadline, contact the Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice Unit:

Phone: 780-415-1819
Email: cprj@gov.ab.ca

If you receive a grant, your organization’s name and contact information, as well as the amount of your grant may be provided to the media through a government media release or event. You’re not obligated to speak to the media if they contact you.

Grant recipients

Alberta Community Restorative Justice Grant recipients

Contact

To connect with Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice Unit:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-415-1819
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-638-3870
Email: cprj@gov.ab.ca

Address:

Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice Unit
Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
10th Floor South, John E. Brownlee Building
10365 97 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3W7