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Funding

AUMA attempts to highlight WIC-related funding opportunities on this page. Due to the changing nature of government grants and funding, this information should not be considered an exhaustive list of all available funding for inclusion work.

Funding Offered by AUMA

Measuring Municipal Inclusion Grant

AUMA is currently offering up to $50,000 to support Alberta municipalities to use AUMA’s Measuring Inclusion Tool for Municipal Governments to evaluate the inclusiveness of their organization and to advance strategies that will propel the municipal government to be a more inclusive employer, service provider, and community leader.

Applications will be accepted until August 27, 2019.

WIC Educational Support
Depending on financial capacity, AUMA’s Welcoming and Inclusive Communities initiative may offer opportunities to bring training and education workshops directly to your community. Contact us to explore this opportunity further. 

Funding Offered by Other Organizations

Community Inclusion grant
The Alberta Human Rights Commission offers annual funding to municipalities to advance strategies and initiatives associated with the principles of a Welcoming and Inclusive Community or a signatory to the Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination. Applications are due in September of each year.

Human Rights Project Grant Program
The Alberta Human Rights Commission offers funding for incorporated organizations and public institutions to support projects that create environments that are more inclusive for all Albertans. 

Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program
The Government of Canada offers funding to support the socio-economic integration of individuals and communities and helps them to contribute to building an integrated, socially-cohesive society. The Program has three funding components: Events, Projects and Community Capacity Building.

Communities at Risk: Security Infrastructure Program
The Government of Canada offers funding to not-for-profit organizations that are linked to a community at risk of being victimized by hate-motivated crime. The funding helps with the costs to implement security measures at community facilities such as places of worship, community centres and provincially recognized educational institutions.

Urban Initiatives Program
Alberta Indigenous Relations offers funding to support projects that remove barriers and strengthens economic and social opportunities for urban Indigenous people in Alberta.