Alberta Funding Guide

Find funding for local governments to implement climate adaptation and climate mitigation projects in Alberta. Browse our comprehensive list of programs or search for programs that match your interests. Follow the links for full program details.

While we seek to provide accurate information, please visit the funder’s webpages as programs are updated regularly.

Once you have a program in your sights, read our advice for writing a winning grant application.

2 Billion Trees

The 2 Billion Trees Capacity Building Stream seeks to support organizations in improving capacity to make sound decisions in implementing successful planting and management of trees and forests.

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ACE Green Offset Program

Alberta Cooperative Energy (ACE) customers that join the Green Offset Program choose which renewable energy generators to support. They might select a local wind farm, a group of solar or wind micro-generators in their community.

Municipalities may register to sell the green attributes of their exported energy. If municipalities have received funding from the Government of Alberta, they cannot sell their green attributes.

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Alberta Capital Finance Authority

The Government of Alberta provides eligible municipal, regional, health and education authorities with financing for capital projects. Funding is available for capital project purposes to municipalities, improvement districts, Métis settlements, and regional, education and health authorities.

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Alberta Community Partnership

This program supports regional collaboration and capacity building initiatives which may include planning for energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions.

The Partnership offers support for inter-municipal collaboration and finding efficient and effective ways to deliver regional municipal services, municipal restructuring (e.g. amalgamation or dissolution), cooperative processes to resolve conflict and facilitate collaboration, and municipal internships.

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Browse all grants by deadline and category.

Link Deadline
Energy Efficiency
Renewable Energy
2 Billion Trees Feb. 17, 2022
ACE Green Offset Program Rolling intake.
Alberta Capital Finance Authority Apr. 29, 2022
Alberta Community Partnership See webpage
Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership Nov. 30 annually.
Alberta Real Estate Foundation Jan. 24, 2022
Canada Community-Building Fund
Canada Infrastructure Bank Growth Plan Rolling intake
Clean Energy Improvement Program Various
Co-op Community Spaces Funding Program Mar. 1, 2022
Commercial Building Retrofits Initiative (CIB) Rolling intake
Community Buildings Retrofit Initiative (GMF) Rolling intake
Community Efficiency Financing (GMF)
Electric Vehicle Charging Program Rolling intake
Electric Vehicles for Municipalities Program Rolling intake
EQUS Micro-Generators RECs Rolling intake
EQUS Solar PV Micro-Generation Financing & Incentives Rolling intake
Federation of Canadian Municipalities Rolling intake
FortisAlberta Community Grants Rolling intake
Green and Inclusive Community Buildings Rolling intake
Incentives for Zero Emission Vehicles Program Incentive is point-of-sale.
Mitacs Rolling intake
Municipal Sustainability Initiative Rolling intake
Public Building Retrofits Initiative (CIB) Rolling intake
Recreation Energy Conservation Program
Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways Program Rolling intake
Sustainable Affordable Housing (GMF) Rolling intake
TD Friends of the Environment Foundation Grant Rolling intake
Water for Life Program Jan. 31, 2022