For Charities

The REALTORS® Community Foundation unites REALTORS® with our communities to help fund and support local charities that address homelessness, shelter, hunger, crime prevention and other needs in Edmonton and area because We Care about our neighbours and our profession. 

Please keep reading to learn more about our grant application and allocation process. Thank you for the hard work you are doing in our community - we are sincerely thankful for the work of all charity applicants in building a thriving Edmonton and area.

 

Timeline

Please note the application deadline is November 30, 2019 at 11:59 pm. The application form AND all required documents must be received by the deadline to be considered. Applications are currently open.

Each year the Board of Governors selects a Funding Allocations Committee Chair from its Governors and builds a committee including members of the board and membership at large. The committee reviews all applications submitted by the application deadline early in the new year. Funds will be allocated and all charities regardless of outcome will be notified by February 28, 2020. 

 

What we Fund (and what we don't)

Our focus is on charities that are local to the Edmonton Area who work to alleviate hunger and homelessness, provide shelter and prevent crime. We also fund special projects that empower individuals to live fulfilled lives and build thriving communities. 

We do not fund:

  • Partisan political purposes
  • Religous projects/programs
  • Deficit funding
  • Travel and conferences
  • Endowment funds

Our funding allocations committee considers a variety of factors which you will have the opportunity to address in the application form such as: additional sources of funding, desired outcomes, number of people impacted, nature of impact and previous use of grant funding from the Foundation.

How to Apply

You will need to complete our online application form available online here.

An email with the following documents attached, or with their absence explained, must be sent to hello@realtorscommunityfoundation.com with the subject "[organization name]-grant documents"

  • Current annual report
  • Most recent audited financial statements
  • Project budget
  • VOID donation receipt or letter with CRA registration number
  • Quotes (provide three) for projects requesting funding for merchandise purchases or contract labour

 

Questions? 

Please contact Anika Zepp at anika@realtorscommunityfoundation.com or 780 453 9343

 

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
    commented on Grant Information 2019-10-08 12:35:21 -0600
    Hi Anika, on behalf of our program I would like to apply for your grant. Our mission seems to fall in line with your guidelines. We are Sidekicks Mentoring based in St Albert, AB. We are an early stage prevention program that works with individuals and vulnerable families providing mentoring and healthy opportunities.