Faith-based and Cultural Facility Relaunch Grant
The Faith-based and Cultural Facility Relaunch Grant support faith-based and cultural organizations with the relaunch of facilities used for cultural, religious, spiritual and ceremonial gatherings. One-time reimbursement funding will help offset additional cost incurred to meet the appropriate public health directives for Albertans during the COVID-19 crisis.
The program will enable organizations to:
ensure these public spaces are available to the community
ensure the safety of participants in the organization’s activities
meet the appropriate public health directives
Program Overview: https://open.alberta.ca/dataset/41842629-40d4-4559-ba65-bc1cc1a4f3de/resource/02d97f42-f1cc-465c-961a-c110685034a3/download/cmsw-faith-based-and-cultural-facility-relaunch-grant-program-overview-2020.pdf
Qualifying faith-based and cultural organizations are eligible for this one-time reimbursement funding of up to $5,000 to help cover a portion of their restart costs.
To be eligible, organizations must be registered (and in good standing) under one of these acts:
- provincial legislation:
- Religious Societies’ Land Act, Part 2*
- Part 21 of the Business Corporation Act – Extra-Provincial Corporations
- Companies Act, Part 9 (non-profit companies)
- Societies Act of Alberta
- Special Act of the Alberta Legislature
- federal legislation:
- Special Act of the Parliament of Canada
- registered charities under the Income Tax Act (and operating in the province of Alberta)
- First Nations and Metis Settlements
*An organization incorporated under the Religious Societies Land Act (Part 2), Part 2 denotes registration with Alberta Corporate Registries as an incorporated society.
Click here to visit Alberta’s website for more info: https://www.alberta.ca/faith-based-and-cultural-facility-relaunch-grant.aspx