St. Albert Community Foundation Funding Criteria and Funding Policy
St. Albert Community Foundation focuses on quality of life programs and services of proven need or benefit to the community. The Foundation has some flexibility to look beyond established areas of granting and is open to innovative ideas so long as such funding approaches are consistant with regulatory requirements.
Priority funding programs for the Foundation are:
- Arts and Culture
Charities and non profit organizations must:
- Be in existence for more than one (1) year
- Be a registered charity
The Board decides on funding requests annually at its November meeting.
This policy is to be reviewed every three years.
2010 Grants Allocated
Transitions Rehabilitation Association
Funding supported a pilot program in St. Albert to support families living with intellectual disabilities. Funding would assist with gatherings, speakers and a support network.
Breakfast for Learning
Breakfast program to buy food, recess snacks and some lunches to ensure St. Albert children are getting the nourishment they need to fuel their school day.
St. Albert Youth Community Center
Funds to assist in covering the costs of transportation for the Youth Outreach Program which is designed to engage high risk youth to address risk factors.