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Grants to Alberta Nonprofits, School Councils, and
Municipalities for New Spaces that Promote Active Living

Built Together Grant Program

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Alberta Blue Cross

Deadline Date:

09/15/22 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants of $50,000 to Alberta nonprofit organizations community groups, school councils, and municipalities for new amenities and facilities that promote community health and wellness. Funding is intended to support public spaces that promote active living. Programs must be publicly accessible and free of a membership charge.

Built Together funds infrastructure projects that foster active living. Eligible projects include but are not limited to:

  • Outdoor adult gyms
  • Cycling paths
  • Construction or replacement of playgrounds
  • Skate parks
  • Outdoor rinks

Priority will be given to projects that reflect the Foundation's mandate of promoting active living and wellness at a grassroots community level, with a particular emphasis on children. 

To ensure province-wide representation, the Foundation splits grants with one in each of the following communities: Edmonton, Calgary, a secondary city, a rural community, and an Indigenous community with a focus on ensuring grants are equitably distributed on a regional basis over the life of the program.

Projects that are on publicly funded and on school property (such as Edmonton Catholic Schools or Calgary Catholic School District) ARE eligible for Built Together and have received funding in previous years. Projects on private or chartered schools may be eligible, but only if the project would be easily accessible and open to the surrounding community. Funding would not be provided to a project that was being built only for the use of a school and not open to the surrounding community.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 157585

Number of Grants:

Five

Estimated Size of Grant:

$50,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Community leagues, school councils, municipalities, and other non-profit community groups or organizations with new projects in need of funding are eligible to apply. Organizations must provide services without regard to race, religion, creed, gender, or sexual orientation.

The following types of organizations are not eligible for funding:
- Religious or sectarian organizations
- Political organizations
- Competitive sports teams or private clubs
- Contract fundraisers or lobbyists

Ineligible applicants:
- A project that has already received funding through this program (formerly, the Healthy Communities Grant Program).
- Religious or sectarian organizations
- Organizations based or operating outside of Alberta
- Projects that are programming and not infrastructure specific
- Political organizations
- Competitive sports teams and private clubs
- Contract fundraisers or lobbyists
- Organizations seeking funding for infrastructure projects not open to the public
- Infrastructure that requires a fee to access

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to submit applications is September 15, 2022, by 11:59 PM.

Successful applicants will be notified by December 31, 2022.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications should be submitted via email to
BuiltTogether@ab.bluecross.ca

If you do not have access to email, mail applications to:
Alberta Blue Cross
Community Impact
10009 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3C5

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