Important dates

Final reports by municipalities are due March 31 each year.

Overview

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

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

Eligibility

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.

Reporting

The reporting period runs from January 1 to December 31.

Step 1. Fill out the report form

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Municipal Policing Assistance Grants Report form (PDF, 89 KB)

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

Municipal Policing Assistance Grant payments

  • payments to municipalities – ordered by population (2017 to 2019)
  • payments to municipalities – ordered by name (2017 to 2019)
  • payments to municipalities – ordered by population category (2018 to 2019)

Contact

To 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

Address:

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