Non-Profit Resources & Grant OPPORTUNITIES

This page was created as a resource based on feedback gathered by the Cochrane Social Recovery Task Force. It will be updated regularly by Cochrane Family & Community Services (FCSS) staff.

Non-Profit Grant Options

Government of Canada - Employment and Social Development Canada 

Funding programs from Employment and Social Development Canada are government grants and contributions that help support jobs, training, and social development.

Alberta Government - Community (Local) Economic Development 

Find funding opportunities that support thriving communities and economic prosperity in Alberta’s small cities and towns.

Alberta Government - Funding a Non-Profit

Grant programs and fundraising licences and resources for non-profit companies, societies and charitable organizations

Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women 

Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women, is providing a consolidated landing page for the ministry’s grant programs. All available grants are now listed at this location to make it easier to find information on funding opportunities in the arts, community initiatives, cultural industries, heritage, screen-based industries and sport and recreation. Please bookmark this page. (available in both English and French)

Grant Connect

Community groups can access this paid grant sourcing database.  Groups and Organizations can search thousands of grant opportunities on this site. 

Non-Profit Resources 

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety  

Covid-19 Health and Safety Resources. Get tip sheets and other guidance to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace. 

Covid-19 Resources to Support Local Non-Profits

Alberta’s Non-profit sector is a vital aspect of the support system that our communities and Albertans will rely on. The link below will take you to a variety of resources that will support your organization as you re launch.  These resources include;

Volunteer Alberta 

Equipping the Non-profit sector to thrive.  On this page you will find Volunteer Alberta’s resources, curated resources, relevant provincial news with many more resources to come. (eg. A Business Continuity Plan, Crisis Communications Guide and Disaster Plan)

Specific links to:

Capacity Building Workshops

Visit our Town Activity Guide to find upcoming workshops and programs.