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Please use the following links to apply for a grant to fund educational enhancement programs that help students in the Calgary Board of Education enrich their learning experiences:

Click here to start a new application

Click here to resume a saved application

Click here to download a budget template (You will need this during the application process).

If you are a registered charity, you must enter your organization’s Registered Charitable Number. If you are a CBE school or department and do not know the CBE registered charitable number, simply write CBE. If you do not know your organization’s registration number, contact your organization’s executive director or accountant.

All applications MUST have the support of an authorized “signing authority” within the CBE (e.g. Superintendent, Area Director, School Principal) who approves of the program/project and is willing to sign off on the application.


  • Early/mid April – September: Grant application period open.
  • June 1, 2018 – Kaiti Perras Love of Dance Memorial Fund & ConocoPhillips World Schools Debate Development Endowment Fund application deadline
  • September 30, 2018: Grant application deadline
  • Early-October: Applications reviewed by EducationMatters staff. Program applications that are short-listed may be asked to provide more detail.
  • Late-October: Short-listed applications are ranked by the Grants Committee for funding consideration.
  • Mid-November: Final program grants are approved by the Grants Committee and submitted to EducationMatters’ Board of Governors for ratification.
  • Late-November: Successful applicants notified.

Please note, EducationMatters also has unique opportunities available that provide grants in specific areas. These grants have their own application process.