Community Safety Investment Framework funding allocations

The tables below show the previous year of funding. The funding listed is the approved grant amount. 

Funding Process: Community Safety Investment Framework (CSIF) supports projects that improve wellbeing of Calgarians through an equitable and effective crisis response system. Visit Call for funding proposals for currently open calls.

2022 Community Safety Investment Framework - funding allocations

Organization Program name and description Funding amount
12 Community Safety Initiative Society East Calgary Ambassador Program: to support those most vulnerable in the community to access referrals and to help the communities to be safe and inclusive.  $199,075
Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary Outreach and Cultural Reconnection during COVID: to ensure community members have access to basic necessities, mental health support, cultural support, and access to vital services during the crisis. $113,000
Alberta Northern Spirit Foundation-Wholistic Community Development Circle of Wisdom Elders and Seniors Centre: to provide 24-hour access-wrap around support service to Elders/seniors and families in crisis. $277,965
Alexandra Community Health Centre Mental Health and Addictions Outreach Initiative (MAOI) Expansion: to provide supports to street-involved people experiencing addiction and mental health issues. $309,913
BeTheChangeYYC  Homeless Street Outreach: to refer clients to the appropriate services such as housing, based on the individual situation. $77,820
Calgary Alpha House Society Alpha House Ambassadors: to increase the availability of non-emergency support and outreach services and to have a friendly presence in the greater downtown area.  $467,867
Calgary Alpha House Society and partners Downtown Outreach Addictions Partnership (DOAP): to provide a trauma-informed, culturally aware, and timely service that reaches individuals struggling with substance use at the street level. $2,093,772
Calgary Downtown Association Downtown Ambassadors: to provide a safer environment and to respond to the physical and mental health needs of those experiencing vulnerabilities in the Downtown area.  $137,819
Calgary Health Foundation Sheldon Chumir Health Centre Urgent Care: to provide a responsive, expansive service for people in crisis, to address the systemic barriers those most vulnerable are having at accessing services in Calgary.   $111,593
CUPS Calgary Society Connect2Care Community Crisis Response:  to provide timely crisis intervention for vulnerable Calgarians and to improve access to community services through care coordination and systems navigation. $340,650
Distress Centre Calgary Enhancing Crisis Services to Those at Risk of Suicide: to provide immediate, single point, multiple modality access for Calgarians in suicidal crisis and their families, and provide 24/7 wrap-around support to individuals at risk of suicide. $456,115
ECSSEN Career School We Are Together: to provides supportive listening in a culturally responsive way and connect callers with community services through 24/7 non-emergency response to a crisis. $269,519
Enviros Wilderness School Association Supporting High Risk Youth Leaving Homelessness: to enhance the support provided to youth, utilizing a trauma informed counsellor during these critical hours, and reducing the impact on emergency services. $111,580
McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association Community Response Model - Triage for Youth at Risk of Sexual Exploitation: to provide a collaborative and coordinated approach to triage and case management supports for youth at risk of or engaged in sexual exploitation in the city of Calgary.  $146,881
National Zakat Foundation Nisa Homes- Outreach Services: to provide support to vulnerable and marginalized women experiencing domestic violence and poverty through outreach and remote casework.  $64,350
Next Step Ministries Emergency Safe Shelter and Immediate Trauma-Informed Outreach Support for Women: to offer an immediate safe place for women who want to exit sexual exploitation and to provide community outreach response. $130,000
Punjabi Community Health Services Calgary Society Quick Response Counselling: to provide quick response to those from the South Asian community in immediate need of Mental Health and Addiction counselling services. $88,450
RESET Society of Calgary EXIT Program Crisis/Triage Initiative: to facilitate and support immediate safe exit from sexual exploitation for women age 16+ and their children.  $145,750
Sagesse Domestic Violence Prevention Society Domestic Violence Crisis Support - COVID-19 Emergency Response: to support the expanded crisis triage and emergency response for clients impacted by domestic violence across Calgary. $54,285
The Mustard Seed Society The Mustard Seed Mobile Health Advocacy and Addictions Project: to provide more accessible care to individuals experiencing crisis and streamline access to other services. $277,071
Trellis Society for Community Impact Sustainable Families - Harm Reduction Therapist: to provides immediate, mobile and flexible therapeutic services to families experiencing chronic and episodic homelessness.  $91,400
Trellis Society for Community Impact Níkso'kowaiksi: to support youth and families with additional 1:1 outreach and cultural support to reduce barriers Indigenous people face and help families through a crisis by tackling the gaps in services. $77,060
Wood's Homes Strenghthening Family and Youth Crisis Response Services: to provide immediate and no-cost crisis support to clients from professional crisis counsellors to children, youth, and families.  $285,000

2021 Community Safety Investment Framework (strengthening existing crisis supports) – funding allocations

Organization Program name and description Funding amount
12 Community Safety Initiative Society East Calgary Ambassador Program: to support those most vulnerable in the community to access referrals and to help the communities to be safe and inclusive.  $178,000
Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary Outreach and Cultural Reconnection during COVID: to ensure community members have access to basic necessities, mental health support, cultural support, and access to vital services during the crisis.  $113,000
Alberta Northern Spirit Foundation-Wholistic Community Development Circle of Wisdom Elders and Seniors Centre: to provide 24-hour access-wrap around support service to Elders/seniors and families in crisis.  $272,965
Alexandra Community Health Centre Mental Health and Addictions Outreach Initiative (MAOI) Expansion: to provide supports to street-involved people experiencing addiction and mental health issues.  $309,913
BeTheChangeYYC Homeless Street Outreach: to refer clients to the appropriate services such as housing, based on the individual situation.  $55,520
Trellis Society for Community Impact Sustainable Families - Harm Reduction Therapist: to provides immediate, mobile and flexible therapeutic services to families experiencing chronic and episodic homelessness.  $91,400
Trellis Society for Community Impact Níkso'kowaiksi: to support youth and families with additional 1:1 outreach and cultural support to reduce barriers Indigenous people face and help families through a crisis by tackling the gaps in services.  $77,060
Calgary Alpha House Society Downtown Outreach Addictions Partnership (DOAP) - to improve immediate connection to services to individuals presenting in crisis in the downtown.  $1,828,418
Calgary Downtown Association Downtown Ambassadors: to provide a safer environment and to respond to the physical and mental health needs of those experiencing vulnerabilities in the Downtown area.  $362,000
Calgary Health Trust Mobile Integrated Healthcare: to provide more fulsome, wrap-around support for vulnerable Calgarians to reduce reliance on the emergency based system.  $252,782
Calgary Health Trust Sheldon Chumir Health Centre Urgent Care: to provide a responsive, expansive service for people in crisis, to address the systemic barriers those most vulnerable are having at accessing services in Calgary.   $66,542
Calgary Seniors' Resource Society SeniorConnect: to identify and respond to older adults who are at risk or crisis, by addressing and preventing issues related to social isolation.  $76,600
CUPS Calgary Society Connect2Care Community Crisis Response:  to provide timely crisis intervention for vulnerable Calgarians and to improve access to community services through care coordination and systems navigation.  $201,900
Distress Centre Calgary Enhancing Crisis Services to Those at Risk of Suicide: to provide immediate, single point, multiple modality access for Calgarians in suicidal crisis and their families, and provide 24/7 wrap-around support to individuals at risk of suicide.  $406,300
ECSSEN Career School We Are Together: to provides supportive listening in a culturally responsive way and connect callers with community services through 24/7 non-emergency response to a crisis.  $269,519
Enviros Wilderness School Association Supporting High Risk Youth Leaving Homelessness: to enhance the support provided to youth, utilizing a trauma informed counsellor during these critical hours, and reducing the impact on emergency services.  $99,200
McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association Community Response Model - Triage for Youth at Risk of Sexual Exploitation: to provide a collaborative and coordinated approach to triage and case management supports for youth at risk of or engaged in sexual exploitation in the city of Calgary.  $ 146,881
Next Step Ministries Emergency Safe Shelter and Immediate Trauma-Informed Outreach Support forWomen: to offer an immediate safe place for women who want to exit sexual exploitation and to provide community outreach response.  $130,000
Nisa Homes- National Zakat Foundation Nisa Homes- Outreach Services: to provide support to vulnerable and marginalized women experiencing domestic violence and poverty through outreach and remote casework.  $67,830
Punjabi Community Health Services Calgary Society Quick Response Counselling: to provide quick response to those from the South Asian community in immediate need of Mental Health and Addiction counselling services.  $88,360
RESET Society of Calgary EXIT Program Crisis/Triage Initiative: to facilitate and support immediate safe exit from sexual exploitation for women age 16+ and their children.  $145,750
Sagesse Domestic Violence Prevention Society Domestic Violence Crisis Support - COVID-19 Emergency Response: to support the expanded crisis triage and emergency response for clients impacted by domestic violence across Calgary.  $54,285
The Mustard Seed Society The Mustard Seed Mobile Health Advocacy and Addictions Project: to provide more accessible care to individuals experiencing crisis and streamline access to other services.  $238,045
Wood's Homes Strenghthening Family and Youth Crisis Response Services: to provide immediate and no-cost crisis support to clients from professional crisis counsellors to children, youth, and families.  $285,000

2021 Community Safety Investment Framework (transforming Calgary's approach to persons in crisis) – funding allocations

Organization Program name and description Funding amount
Centre for Suicide Prevention The Future of Calgary’s Crisis Response System: to build an evidence base on best practice research, analysis and stakeholder engagement to identify opportunities to transform the crisis prevention and response system. $ 360,000
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