Other Funding Opportunities
*GRANT POSSIBILITIES FOR COMMUNITY SAFETY PROMOTION PROJECTS
The following is a partial list of grant programs and funding options for which Safe Communities and other community injury control or safety promotion coalitions, action groups, organizations and programs in Alberta may be eligible.
1. Canadian Agriculture Safety and Health Program (CASHP)
The Canadian Agricultural Safety and Health Program (CASHP) replaces the former Canadian Agriculture Safety Program (CASP) administered by CASA.
The Canadian Agricultural Safety and Health Program (CASHP) has been developed to support the CASA mission of having Canadian Agriculture free of workplace injuries and illnesses.
CASHP assists in the funding of initiatives in priority areas that CASA has identified.
- Each of the four key result areas below has different activities and objectives within them.
These activities and objectives fall into four broad key result areas (KRA) that include:
KRA 1. Influence government and industry policy regarding farm safety in Canada
KRA 2. Foster collaboration with and among provinces and partners
KRA 3. Effectively communicate the message of farm safety
KRA 4. Tangibly impact farm safety in Canada
Who is eligible to participate?
- Producer organizations
- Not-for profit organizations
- Agricultural service/supply industry
- Academia and research
- Provincial and municipal governments
- The project has projected benefits that exceed costs.
- The project focuses on specific opportunities or challenges regarding agricultural safety and health as identified in the priority areas.
- The project does not duplicate or overlap but could augment other federal or provincial activities and programs.
- The applicant is a legal entity capable of entering in a legal contract.
- The project would not proceed without assistance or would proceed at a significantly reduced level.
- The applicant has the capability to conduct the proposed project.
Application forms are available from the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association or from the CASA Website: http://casa-acsa.ca/content/pages/about-the-cashp.Contact Information: Canadian Agricultural Safety Association5A – 1325 Markham RoadWinnipeg, MB R3T 4J6Email: CASHP@mts.netTelephone: 204-452-2272
2. Alberta Lottery Fund
The Alberta Lottery Fund is made up of the government's share of net revenues from VLTs, slot machines, and ticket lotteries. These revenues total more than $1 billion each year, and are used to support thousands of volunteer, public and community-based initiatives annually.
The Alberta Lottery Fund is administered as part of the Ministry of Gaming, through the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC).
The Alberta Lottery Fund provides funding to thousands of volunteer, public and community-based initiatives annually including: community facilities, libraries, museums, sports and athletic events, agricultural societies, major exhibitions, public athletic facilities, senior's groups, and recreation. Public initiatives include: infrastructure projects, school and health facility construction, and senior's facility upgrades.
For examples of projects funded by the Alberta Lottery Fund, visit the "Who Benefits - Searchable Database" available on the Alberta Lottery Fund's website at: www.albertalotteryfund.ca
In order to qualify for funding, an organization must be a registered charitable or non-profit organization and meet the specific eligibility guidelines of the program or foundation they are applying to. There are currently two programs (administered by the Ministry of Gaming) and five foundations (administered through the Ministry of Community Development) available under the Alberta Lottery Fund.