The Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research offers a variety of grants to municipalities who would like to partner with an Alberta academic to research citizen wellbeing.
Here are some examples of current projects funded by the Centre:
Who are the Homeless in Slave Lake?
In partnership with the Slave Lake Friendship Centre, this research project explores the nature of homelessness in Slave Lake and what supports will address this problem.
Active Parks in Alberta Communities Project
This research project reviews the impact that municipal parks with outdoor fitness equipment will have in encouraging more physical activity, particularly with women, older adults and people with a lower household income. .
To find out more on the grants available for municipalities from The Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research, please email Courtney Lundy, Research Grants Manager.