Each year thousands of non-profit/volunteer organizations in Alberta require funding for a variety of projects and initiatives. This year, the Alberta Lottery Fund will re-invest $1.5 billion in communities across the province. Some of this funding is available to these organizations through various lottery-funded grant programs.
The Ministry of Culture oversees funding for the following granting programs and foundations:
- Community Spirit Program (CSP)
- Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP)
- Community Initiatives Program (CIP)
- Other Initiatives Program (OIP)
- Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA)
- Alberta Historical Resources Foundation (AHRA)
- Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund (HREMF)
Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC)
The Ministry of Tourism, Parks, and Recreation oversees funding for the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation (ASRPWF) and its granting programs.