Alberta Labour’s Innovation and Engagement Grants program is open to not-for-profit organizations. Approximately $500,000 is given out in grants each fiscal year.

Innovation and Engagement Grants

Three levels of funding grants are available:

  • Capacity Building grants, up to $10,000
  • Action grants, up to $20,000
  • Momentum grants, up to $50,000

In 2015-16, four Capacity Building, 10 Action, and six Momentum grants were awarded.

2015-16 grants will help pay for projects including:

  • theater productions to educate students on workplace safety
  • an online course on occupational therapy specific to workplace violence
  • safety conferences and seminars put on by a variety of organizations.

“The Alberta government is happy to support organizations across the province to improve awareness of workplace health and safety. We are proud to fund research to make workplaces safer.”

Christina Gray, Labour Minister

Funding is also available for OHS research

OHS Futures provides money for research into workplace hazards to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and diseases. Approximately $1 million is given out each year through the program.

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