On May 15, 2020, government announced that $30 million in emergency social services funding has been provided to charities, not-for-profits and civil society organizations to support their COVID-19 response. Read the news release.

Emergency funding

Charities, not-for-profits and civil society

On March 17, 2020, the Alberta government announced additional emergency funding to charities, not-for-profits and civil society organizations to support their COVID-19 response.

As of May 15, 2020, $30 million in funding has been provided to over 460 charities, not-for-profits, food banks and civil society organizations across the province. Successful grant recipients will be providing services to address the social well-being of those most affected by COVID-19 and the measures implemented to limit the spread of the virus.

The Alberta government is currently working with successful grant recipients to ensure help is being immediately provided to those who need it most.

Food banks and food supply

$5 million in funding will be distributed to food banks and community organizations to support their food supply efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding helps ensure safe food distribution and secure access to food for vulnerable Albertans.

The funding will support food supply efforts for Albertans in need through food banks, charities, not-for-profits and civil society organizations.

News

Funding communities and civil society (May 15, 2020)