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Overview

The Workers’ Memorial Grant is a one-time, non-competitive grant program that helps organizations create physical memorials to honour workers who died due to a workplace incident, illness or injury.

The memorial must be a physical structure such as a statue, plaque, garden, mural or commissioned piece of art.

Application deadline

Deadline for grant applications – December 9, 2022, 11:59 pm.

Successful applicants will be notified as they are approved.

Funding

There is up to $10,000 in matching funding for each applicant. There is up to $300,000 available for the grant program in 2022-23.

Eligibility

Grants are available to:

  • non-profit or public sector organizations (excluding federal and provincial governments) that operate in Alberta
  • create a physical memorial dedicated to workers associated with the applicant organization who died as a result of their work

An organization can only receive one grant through the program and may submit only one application to the program for consideration.

How to apply

Deadline for grant applications is December 9, 11:59 pm.

Step 1. Read the guidelines

Step 2. Complete the application package

Complete the grant application form (PDF, 96 KB)

PDF form issues

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  1. Save the PDF form to your computer – click or right-click the link and download the form.
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Depending on the application, the following documents may need to be submitted with your application:

  • incorporation documents
    • If ‘other’ was selected under the ‘Which act is the organization regulated by?’, the organization’s incorporation documents are required to complete the application.
  • estimates, supplier quotations or sources of estimates
    • If ‘Yes’ was selected for the ‘Confirmed Donation’ column in the matching fund table, supporting documentation is required to complete the application.
  • land lease or permission to use the land documentation

Step 3. Submit the application package

All attachments can be combined into a single PDF using the naming convention of ‘Organization-Attachments.pdf’.

Email the completed PDF package to [email protected]

After you apply

Applicants will be notified of their application’s status as they are reviewed.

Reporting

When the project is complete, grant recipients will need to submit a final report. Supporting documents for donated labour, equipment and materials must be maintained and included with the project’s final report for accounting purposes.

The program office will communicate the type of supporting documentation that is required when the signed copy of the grant agreement is provided.

Examples of supporting documentation that may be requested include:

  • volunteer sign-in sheets for the project including date, name, signature, nature of work provided, number of hours worked, rate per hour and total value
  • donation letters on business letterhead or invoices clearly indicating the fair market value of the professional services or materials that have been donated by the business

Grant recipients

Successful applicants will be notified as they are approved and listed here.

Contact

Connect with the Workers’ Memorial Grant program:
Email: [email protected]

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