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Important dates

The application period is now closed.


Community mobilization grants are available to help communities:

  • develop a framework to prevent youth from getting involved with gangs
  • help youth leave gangs

Time-limited grants of up to $50,000 are available for communities to:

  • complete a local environmental scan
  • develop a multi-stakeholder strategy
  • create an implementation plan


The following can apply for the grant:

  • non-profit organizations with corporate legal status
  • community-based coalitions and networks (requires an incorporated fiscal agent)
  • Indigenous communities

The following cannot apply for the grant:

  • individuals
  • academic institutions
  • for-profit organizations
  • school districts or educational institutions
  • government entities except Indigenous groups
  • police services

Contact us if you have questions about eligibility.

How to apply

The application period is now closed.

Step 1. Read the guidelines

The application form includes important information on how to apply.

Step 2. Complete the application package

Fill out the Alberta Community Mobilization Grant application.

Supporting documents

Your application must include 3 letters of support from different organizations. These are examples of organizations you might ask for a letter of support:

  • the local police service
  • your school board or division
  • Family and Community Support Services
  • the local health authorities or mental health and addiction representation
  • your municipal or regional or Indigenous community leadership

Step 3. Submit the application package

Follow the directions on the form to submit your application package.

After you apply

Confirmation of receipt

Contact us if you do not get confirmation your application was received within 3 weeks of the deadline.

If your grant is funded

A government media release or event may list:

  • your organization’s name and contact information
  • the amount of your grant


Connect with Community Initiatives Supports:

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: 780-988-7629
Email: [email protected]

Community Initiatives Supports
Alberta Justice
10th Floor South, John E. Brownlee Building
10365 97 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3W7

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