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The Municipal Policing Assistance Grant assists communities with the financial costs of municipal policing. Municipalities use the funds to:

  • ensure they have adequate and effective policing and police oversight
  • assist in implementing provincial policing initiatives
  • enhance policing service to residents


Funding is provided to municipalities based on the following payment formulas:

Population of municipality Payment thresholds
5,001 to 16,666 $200,000 base payment + $8.00 per capita
16,667 to 50,000 $100,000 base payment + $14.00 per capita
Over 50,000 $16.00 per capita


Municipalities with a population over 5,000 that provide their own municipal police services are eligible for this grant. The grant is issued each year and no application is required.


Important dates

The reporting period runs from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021.

Final reports by municipalities are due April 30, 2021.

Step 1. Fill out the report form

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Step 2. Submit your report form

Mail the form to:

Manager, Grants and Contracts Availability
Corporate Services Division
Justice and Solicitor General
5th Floor, Bowker Building
9833 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2E8

Grant recipients

Go to Municipal Policing Assistance Grant payments for annual:

  • payments to municipalities – ordered by population
  • payments to municipalities – ordered by name
  • payments to municipalities – ordered by population category


Connect with Contract Policing and Policing Oversight about this grant:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-415-8333

Manager, Contract Policing and Policing Oversight
Law Enforcement and Oversight Branch
Public Security Division
Justice and Solicitor General
10th Floor, John E. Brownlee Building
10365 97 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3W7

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