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ParticipACTION Teen Challenge Grants

Grants to Alberta Nonprofits to
Help Youth Get More Exercise

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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ParticipACTION Teen Challenge, administered by Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

Deadline Date:



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Grants of up to $500 to Alberta nonprofit and volunteer organizations for programs and activities that will help teens (ages 13-19) get more physical activity. Funds may be used toward equipment, space rentals, nutrition, transportation, and instruction.

Preference is given to applications which demonstrate (but are not limited to):

-The more teen participants, the better

-Teen involvement in creating the activity or event

-Serves a variety of teen populations (aboriginal, new Canadian, disabilities, underprivileged, diverse cultural backgrounds, less active)

-Working in collaboration with other community stakeholders

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162967

Estimated Size of Grant:


Term of Contract:

This funding round is for programs ending after January 31, 2016.


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations are nonprofits that provide teen programming, including schools, community centers, after-school groups, or drop-in centers.

Organizations can apply for a grant more than once, as long as they submit a Success Story after every event they receive a grant for.

Funding is not intended for:
- Completed events.
- School curricular/credit classes.
- Individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

Register and apply online:

Grants must be submitted at least 1 month prior to the start date of the event or activity.

See the full application instructions below.

Contact Information:

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

Allison Pratley, Children and Youth Programs Coordinator

Alberta Recreation and Parks Association
11759 Groat Road NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5M 3K6

Phone: 780-415-1745
Fax: 780-451-7915

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

Canada: Alberta;

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