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Call for funding proposals

The City of Calgary partners with local non-profit organizations to deliver preventive social service programs to Calgarians. These partnerships contribute to our overall quality of life and strengthen the non-profit sector.

Anti-Racism Capacity-Building Fund

The City of Calgary launched an anti-racism capacity-building call for funding proposals to support collaborative, community-based capacity-building initiatives that work to undo systemic racism. There was up $600,000 in funding available. The Calgary Foundation and the United Way of Calgary and Area have contributed an additional $350,000 to The City’s $250,000 to support this work.

This Call for Funding Proposals which was open from July 24, 2020 to September 18, 2020 is now closed. Applicants will be informed on the outcome of their application by early November, 2020. 

Emergency Resiliency Fund

On May 11, 2020, City Council approved $8 million in enhanced funding from the Emergency Resiliency Fund (ERF) for programs and services of Calgary non-profit social service organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applications for ERF are now closed. All applicants will be notified of the success of their application by the end of August, 2020.

Click here for more information on the Emergency Resiliency Fund, including frequently asked questions.

Social Services Support for COVID-19

Effective April 21, 2020, the Government of Alberta has temporarily suspended applications for the $30 million in emergency social services funding to charities, not-for-profits and civil society organizations to support their COVID-19 response. The provincial government has received over 600 applications to date. These applications have been reviewed, and all applicants have been contacted regarding the outcome of their application. For more information, please contact us at fcss@calgary.ca.