Provinces and territories have an opportunity each year to apply for additional funding from the federal government. Stakeholders will be contacted when calls for proposals are released and applications can be submitted. Additional funding is allocated through three different programs:

  • Capital projects for minority-language education
  • Complementary projects
  • Francophone and French-language teacher recruitment and retention projects

The projects below have been approved for additional funding by the federal government.

Using the map

Please use the map below to access information on projects receiving federal funding. You'll find information on projects underway across Alberta, along with information on previously funded projects.

Use the "Map" tab to view project locations in the province. Use the "List" tab to view projects by category. Use the "Filter" function to refine your listed results on both the map and list.

Showing 18 results

  • Organization:

    Greater North Central Francophone Education Region
  • Category:

    Capital projects for minority-language education
  • Description:

    The Government of Canada's contribution to the new À la Découverte school in North Edmonton will support the addition of spaces dedicated to the community pre-school and daycare programs as well as a multi-purpose space for the local Francophone community. This project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction 2018-2019: Amending Agreement.
  • Project Duration:

    2018 to 2020
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $1,129,589
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/capital-project-alberta-ecole-a-la-decouverte-community-spaces
  • Geo: 53.555791340822502, -113.515407045703
  • Organization:

    Greater North Central Francophone Education Region
  • Category:

    Capital projects for minority-language education
  • Description:

    This multi-year project will fund the renovation of the existing gymnasium from the old Joseph-Moreau school in Edmonton to accommodate a community centre. The community space will require careful demolition work around the structure to preserve the gymnasium while the existing school’s demolition will occur. This project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction 2018-2019: Amending Agreement.
  • Project Duration:

    2018 to 2022
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $1,533,875
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/capital-project-alberta-ecole-joseph-moreau-school-community-centre
  • Geo: 53.5110861842712, -113.48141991686801
  • Organization:

    Southern Francophone Education Region
  • Category:

    Capital projects for minority-language education
  • Description:

    This multi-year project will fund the expansion of the new École les Cyprès school in Medicine Hat by adding 202 m² of permanent portable units to accommodate Les Joyeux Colibris pre-school and daycare programs for the local Francophone community. This project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction 2018-2019: Amending Agreement.
  • Project Duration:

    2018 to 2020
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $1,092,194
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/ecole-les-cypres-expansion-of-les-joyeux-colibris-daycare-and-pre-school-spaces
  • Geo: 50.000444224014899, -110.688292272788
  • Organization:

    The Northwest Francophone Education Region
  • Category:

    Capital projects for minority-language education
  • Description:

    The Government of Canada's contribution to the new École des Quatre-Vents in Peace River will support the addition of spaces dedicated to the community pre-school and daycare programs as well as a multi-purpose space for the local Francophone community. This project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction 2019-2020.
  • Project Duration:

    2021 to 2024
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $1,533,153
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/educational-community-infrastructure-project-ecole-des-quatre-vents
  • Geo: 56.257119266510998, -117.289375480011
  • Organization:

    The Greater North Central Francophone Education Region
  • Category:

    Capital projects for minority-language education
  • Description:

    The Government of Canada's contribution to the new École francophone de Beaumont (renamed École Quatre-Saisons) will support the addition of spaces dedicated to the community pre-school and daycare programs as well as a multi-purpose space for the local Francophone community. This project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction 2019-2020.
  • Project Duration:

    2021 to 2024
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $1,509,906
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/community-educational-infrastructure-project-ecole-francophone-beaumont
  • Geo: 53.339028587434299, -113.42188530153
  • Organization:

    Southern Francophone Education Region
  • Category:

    Capital projects for minority-language education
  • Description:

    This project aims to expand the École Le Ruisseau replacement school in Brooks by providing new daycare and preschool spaces to accommodate up to 80 children aged between 1 and 5 years old. By increasing the daycare and preschool capacity at École Le Ruisseau, this project will address the current waiting list and contribute to preparing children for the transition to the Francophone school. This project is funded under the Canada-Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction 2020-2023.
  • Project Duration:

    2021 to 2023
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $1,902,660
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/community-educational-infrastructure-project-ecole-le-ruisseau-brooks
  • Geo: 50.569961999999997, -111.90909600000001
  • Organization:

    Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta
  • Category:

    Capital projects for minority-language education
  • Description:

    This project aims to make improvements to the facilities and equipment at Campus Saint-Jean in order to contribute to its comprehensive pedagogical and digital strategy aimed at reaching a broader audience beyond the limitations of the physical campus. This capital project includes the renewal of critical infrastructure and the repurposing of 376 m2 of the library to convert it into two new classrooms to increase CSJ’s digital capacity in the McMahon pavilion, in Edmonton. This project is funded under the Canada-Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction 2020-2023.
  • Project Duration:

    2021 to 2023
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $ 3,700,000
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/upgrading-campus-saint-jean
  • Geo: 53.521478622973, -113.469343710619
  • Organization:

    Campus Saint Jean, University of Alberta
  • Category:

    Complementary projects
  • Description:

    This project aims to support Campus Saint Jean’s postsecondary education programming by strengthening its learning and research environment, increasing student enrollment, and facilitating access to Campus Saint Jean’s programs for francophone students and French as a second language learners. This project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction 2018-2019: Amending Agreement.
  • Project Duration:

    2018 to 2019
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $500,000
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/campus-saint-jean-learner-access-pathways-and-transitions
  • Geo: 53.521421216231403, -113.4685283191
  • Organization:

    Lakeland College
  • Category:

    Complementary projects
  • Description:

    This project will fund a multimedia component of Lakeland College’s online programming in French, including 10 French-language videos. This will enable Lakeland College to enhance the quality and accessibility of its Early Learning and Child Care Certificate and Educational Assistant Certificate programs in French. This project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction 2018-2019: Amending Agreement.
  • Project Duration:

    2018 to 2020
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $102,000
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/a-peek-at-the-profession-enhancement-of-french-online-courses
  • Geo: 53.349753588932003, -110.87222904081
  • Organization:

    Campus Saint Jean, University of Alberta
  • Category:

    Complementary projects
  • Description:

    This project consists of offering Campus Saint-Jean students enrolled in a Bachelor of Education, a Bachelor of Science in bilingual Nursing, and the Health Care Aides Program the opportunity to respond to the high demand for bilingual teachers and health personnel in rural areas by carrying out practicum placements in rural areas. This project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction 2018-2019: Amending Agreement.
  • Project Duration:

    2018 to 2019
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $25,000
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/campus-saint-jean-support-rural-placements
  • Geo: 53.521178831353701, -113.468485403757
  • Organization:

    The Greater North Central Francophone Education Region
  • Category:

    Complementary projects
  • Description:

    In this project, the four francophone school boards will collaborate to update existing assessment resources for Français and Mathématiques in order to ensure that they are reliable and fair tools, and that they better reflect the current context of teacher in French in a minority setting in Alberta. This project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction 2019-2020: Amending Agreement.
  • Project Duration:

    2019 to 2020
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $70,000
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/complementary-project-meeting-language-needs-of-francophone-minority-students-tailor-made-approach
  • Geo: 53.522649974939903, -113.466686022801
  • Organization:

    Edmonton School Division
  • Category:

    Francophone and French-language teacher recruitment and retention projects
  • Description:

    This project aims to develop a toolkit to encourage French-speaking junior and senior high school and post-secondary students in the Edmonton area to choose teaching French immersion or French as a second language as a career path. This project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second Official-Language Instruction 2019-20 to 2022-23, which includes a commitment to improving francophone and French-language teacher recruitment and retention.
  • Project Duration:

    2020 to 2021
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $189,234
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/homegrown-teachers-teaching-as-a-career-pathway-toolkit
  • Geo: 53.559499715272203, -113.49571830561
  • Organization:

    Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta
  • Category:

    Francophone and French-language teacher recruitment and retention projects
  • Description:

    This four-year project (2020-2021 to 2023-2024) aims to expand access to Campus Saint-Jean's B.Ed programs to Northern and Southern Alberta by implementing new programs in Grande Prairie, Red Deer and Calgary. The project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second Official-Language Instruction 2019-20 to 2022-23, which includes a commitment to improving francophone and French-language teacher recruitment and retention.
  • Project Duration:

    2020 to 2024
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $1,870,480
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/training-space-growing-capacity-to-meet-teacher-demand
  • Geo: 53.521650842730999, -113.46896820136701
  • Organization:

    Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta
  • Category:

    Francophone and French-language teacher recruitment and retention projects
  • Description:

    This project aims to enhance the teacher preparation program at Campus Saint-Jean to help address the shortage of qualified teachers to teach in francophone schools, and French immersion and French as a second language programs in Alberta. This project is funded under the Canada–Alberta Agreement on Minority-Language Education and Second Official-Language Instruction 2019-20 to 2022-23, which includes a commitment to improving francophone and French-language teacher recruitment and retention.
  • Project Duration:

    2020 to 2022
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $150,000
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/enhancing-the-education-program-at-campus-saint-jean
  • Geo: 53.521478622973, -113.469343710619
  • Organization:

    Fédération des conseils scolaires francophones de l’Alberta (FCSFA)
  • Category:

    Francophone and French-language teacher recruitment and retention projects
  • Description:

    This project consists of two components: the consolidation of the resources of the four francophone school boards in order to promote francophone education and recruit teachers, and the creation of work environments that foster cooperation in the profession including a strong mentoring program and effective leadership support that allow beginning teachers to develop a strong sense of personal effectiveness.
  • Project Duration:

    2021 to 2023
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $452,400
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/teacher-recruitment-retention-minority-language-education-in-alberta
  • Geo: 50.993672770756604, -114.06754061323799
  • Organization:

    Edmonton School Division
  • Category:

    Francophone and French-language teacher recruitment and retention projects
  • Description:

    This project aims to develop and adapt new digital and print teaching and learning resources for teachers and parents to support them in either a face-to-face or synchronous online delivery context. Core subjects for French Immersion Kindergarten to Grade 9 and French as a Second Language (FSL) Grades 4 to 9 resource packages will be classroom validated throughout the various development phases during the 2021-2022 school year and will be made available to all English-speaking school divisions that offer French Immersion and FSL Programs.
  • Project Duration:

    2021 to 2022
  • Federal Funding Amount:

    $275,000
  • Project Schedule:

    https://open.alberta.ca/publications/development-adaptation-re-entry-resources-french-immersion-fsl-programs
  • Geo: 53.554775008019803, -113.495865683682

Contact

Connect with the Alberta Official Languages in Education Programs (OLEP) office:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-2940
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]