Grants for service dog organizations

Organizations on the Qualified List can apply for funding to increase the availability of qualified service dogs for Albertans.

Important dates

August 31: 2017: Deadline to request a pre-application interview

  • Grant applications submitted without a pre-application interview will not be considered.

September 30, 2017: Grant application deadline


Organizations that have been placed on the Qualified List are eligible to apply for funding to help increase the availability of qualified service dogs for Albertans.

Funding may be available to:

  • prepare the organization to meet Qualified List requirements
  • initiate or expand services to meet community needs for service dogs
  • provide pre-assessment training opportunities for owner-managed service dogs to increase competency for the assessment
  • provide service dog qualification assessments

Organizations can apply for funding under one or more categories.


Organizations applying for funding must:

How to apply

Organizations applying for funding must contact the Service Dogs Assessment Team to request a pre-application interview. Application documents and guidelines will be provided following the interview.


Service Dog Assessment Team
780-427-9136 (Edmonton)
310-0000, then 780-427-9136 (toll-free)

Mailing address:
Service Dog Assessment Team
Community and Social Services
3rd Floor Standard Life Centre
10405 Jasper Ave NW
Edmonton AB  T5J 4R7