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Funding for immediate threat

Applications must be supported by a police report or a police referral.

If you are not eligible for this grant, check out the Alberta Security Infrastructure Program Grant for non-emergency security improvements.

The Emergency Alberta Security Infrastructure Program (E-ASIP) grant provides emergency, one-time funding for facility-related security needs due to a specific, immediate risk:

  • to the facility, or
  • for the people who use the facility


E-ASIP applicants must:

  • have a recent police report or referral
  • be a registered not-for-profit agency or registered charity
  • be part of a facility or organization that serves communities at risk of hate or bias motivated crimes or incidents

Eligible facilities include:

  • places of worship
  • provincially or territorially recognized private educational institutions
  • community centres
  • cemeteries
  • shelters
  • ceremonial facilities or monuments
  • not-for-profit organization store front

Grant amount and uses

A maximum of $12,000 per applicant organization is available for emergency funding.

Funding might include costs for:

  • temporary security personnel
  • urgent facility enhancements like:
    • security cameras
    • better locks

Funding for personnel-related costs like security guards:

  • is available for 30 days and
  • might be extended upon request and after review and approval

How to apply

We are not accepting grant applications at this time.


Connect with the 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: 780-988-7629
Email: [email protected]

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

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