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

Built Together Grant Program


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Alberta Blue Cross
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Important Dates
Deadline: 09/18/23 11:59 PM Save

Grant Description
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.


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:
- Organizations based or operating outside of Alberta.
- Religious or sectarian organizations.
- Projects that are programming and not infrastructure specific.
- Political organizations.
- Competitive sports teams and private clubs.
- Contract fundraisers or lobbyists.
- Infrastructure projects that are not open to the public.
- Infrastructure projects that require a fee to access.

Pre-Application Information
Monday, September 18, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Successful applicants will be notified by December 31, 2023.

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Contact Information
Applications should be submitted via email to

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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