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Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) Grant

Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF)

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #137649

Grant Description

Grants to Alberta registered charities, community groups, and hockey programs in eligible regions for community benefit programs. Funding is intended for programs to serve vulnerable populations and for programs that promote youth participation in hockey. Applicants must be located in Edmonton and the region.

EOCF's activities, programs and funding decisions are focused on the following target groups and areas:

  • Programs aimed at those most vulnerable in the community, especially in Edmonton's downtown,
  • Investing in the community through hockey, with specific focus on youth hockey programming to increase participation of under-represented groups in the community.

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  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The EOCF is a registered charity dedicated to improving the quality of life in Edmonton and the region. EOCF contributes funds to charities, community groups, and minor hockey programs throughout Northern Alberta.

The following areas/groups are precluded from support by the EOCF:
- Minor sport associations and teams
- Organizations not located in Northern or Central Alberta
- Sponsorship of events
- Prizing or giveaways
- Religious or fraternal organizations
- Individuals
- Political causes or candidates
- Advertising
- Endowment funds
- Third party fundraising - defined as an event put on by one community group or organization for the benefit of another group or charitable organization
- Capital Campaigns
- Playground Projects

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for funding from the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation will open January 12, 2022 and close February 11, 2022 at 11:59 PM MT.

Applications for funding must be submitted via the online application process. Applications are not able to be accepted by mail, email, telephone, fax or in-person.

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