Services and information

  • Project Macro Grant

    Apply for funding for projects that foster cooperation, innovation and research in their recreation and physical activity programming.

  • Project Micro Grant

    Apply for funding for projects that support recreation and physical activity programming and align with our yearly theme.


The Recreation and Physical Activity Branch (RPAB) offers both operating and project grants to eligible recreation and physical activity sector organizations.

These grants are essential to RPAB’s goal of making Albertans more active, more often through recreation and physical activity.

Funding is available through two streams: Operating and Project.

Operating stream

By May 2019, The Alberta Active Living grant and Organizational Support grant will be dissolved and replaced with 4 new operational grant streams:

  1. Engagement Operating grant (EO)
  2. Activity-Specific Recreational Organizations  Operating grant (ASRO)
  3. Leadership and Certification Operating grant (LCO)
  4. Post-Secondary Partnership Operating grant (PSP)

Eligibility will be restricted to current recipients of the Alberta Active Living and Organizational Support operating grant programs until the initial three-year funding cycle ends in 2022.

Project stream

Project Macro grant

The Macro grant supports projects up to $25,000 that foster cooperation, innovation and research.

Project Micro grant

The Micro grant supports projects up to $10,000 that are theme specific each grant cycle.

Other grant programs

Alberta Culture and Tourism offers a number of grant programs for non-profit organizations in Alberta that support your project and operational costs.


Contact the Recreation and Physical Activity Branch:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-6549 (in Alberta)
Toll free: dial 310-0000 before the number
Fax: 780-427-5140

901, 10405 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4R7