The Recreation and Physical Activity Branch manages four closed operating grant programs.

  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)

Apply for a grant

All operating grant streams are currently closed to new applicants.

Current recipients of the Alberta Active Living and Organizational Support grants will be given the first opportunity to apply for the 4 new grant streams in May 2019.

New, eligible organizations will be able to apply in 2022.


Final reporting for the Alberta Active Living and Organizational Support grants must be completed before organizations can apply to one of the new grant streams.


To connect with the Recreation and Physical Activity Branch:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-6459
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-427-5140
Email: rpad@gov.ab.ca

6th Floor, Commerce Place
10155 102 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 4G8


Project Macro Grant

Project Micro Grant

Recreation Research and Policy Development