Indigenous and municipal police transition study grant

Apply for a grant to help pay for a study about your community’s police model.


This grant is to help Indigenous communities and municipalities:

  • look at different policing models
  • create a feasibility study or business case for a
    • local, self-administered police service, or
    • regional policing model

Grant money can be used to help pay for researching:

  • local public safety needs
  • capital requirements
  • transition considerations


Communities can get up to $30,000 with this grant.

The total budget for this grant program is $6 million over the next 2 years.


Applicants must be an elected official or administrator for one of these types of communities in Alberta:

  • First Nation
  • Metis Settlement
  • municipal government

How to apply

Eligible communities can apply by email.

Email [email protected] for a grant application or for other details and instructions.


Connect with the Indigenous and Municipal Police Transition Study Grant Program.

Email: [email protected]