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Alberta Real Estate Foundation Grant

Grants to Alberta Organizations for Projects that
Benefit the Community and the Real Estate Industry

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Alberta Real Estate Foundation

Deadline Date:

01/25/19

Description:

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Grants to Alberta, Canada organizations for projects in the areas of housing, education and research, environment, and community innovation. Applicants should contact program staff at least three to four weeks in advance of the deadline to discuss their proposal.

Funding is intended to support the following areas of interest:
- Education and Research - Informs Real Estate and land use practices that engage Albertans by creating learning opportunities.
- Housing - Supports research or projects that address how to access housing options and innovative approaches to improve affordability.
- Land Stewardship and Environment - Enables Albertans to understand and respond to changing land use patterns, growth pressures, air and water management issues and to enhance the ecological quality of their communities.
- Community Innovation - Supports projects, practices, and ideas that encourage experimentation with the goal of creating new ways of realizing community potential and character within Alberta.

Proposed project should include these characteristics:
- Focus on Alberta
- Enhance the province’s real estate industry and supports the mission
- Involve real estate professionals or real estate boards/associations
- Build capacity in a community or real estate industry
- Works collaboratively to leverage resources
- Incorporates knowledge sharing
- Demonstrate organizational capacity to follow through on time, on budget and with measurable results
- Showcase the value and benefits of the project to the real estate industry and the people of Alberta

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180286

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Projects for submission should showcase the value and benefits of the project to the real estate industry and the people of Alberta.

The Alberta Real Estate Foundation does not fund:
- Projects with a primary objective of individual or shareholder profit
- Endowments or capital campaigns
- Deficit, debt retirement or expenses that were incurred in the past (no retroactive grants)
- Political or religious activities
- Motivational presentations

Pre-Application Information:

Step 1: Contact the Foundation
Contact the Foundation 3 to 4 weeks in advance of the grant deadline to discuss ideas for submission and get the application form.

Step 2: Submit Proposal
If the submitted project fits Foundation criteria, the proposal will be reviewed by a member of the Board of Governors. If deemed suitable, it will be considered at a Board of Governors meeting. Board decisions may not be appealed.

Application Deadline: May 4th, 2018 - Board Meeting: June 15th, 2018
Application Deadline: August 17th, 2018 - Board Meeting: September 28th, 2018
Application Deadline: January 25th, 2019 - Board Meeting: March 8th, 2019

Contact Information:

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

Alberta Real Estate Foundation
#301, 1240 Kensington Rd NW
Calgary, AB T2N 3P7

Phone: 403.228.4786
Email: questions@aref.ab.ca

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Alberta