• Education + Research

  • Housing

  • LAND STEWARDSHIP + ENVIRONMENT

  • INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP

  • Community Innovation

2020

$1,832,500

Total Funded

Additional Small Grants and Sponsorships 2019-2020 for COVID-19
Alberta Real Estate Foundation
$150,000
Province Wide, Alberta
ANPHA Regional Housing Collective
Alberta Network of Public Housing Agencies
$40,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Civic Commons Catalyst
Evergreen
$100,000
Province wide, Alberta
Condominium Law Education Project
Legal Resource Centre of Alberta (Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta)
$150,000 (Multiyear funding)
Province Wide, Alberta
Creating emergency accommodations for Wood Buffalo Housing
Wood Buffalo Housing and Development Corporation
$105,000
Fort McMurray & Area, Alberta
Diversity Certified
e4c
$40,000
Edmonton and Area, Alberta
Enhancing Rural Properties and Communities Values
Agroforestry & Woodlot Extension Society
$60,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Fort Vermilion & Area Seniors’ & Elders’ Lodge
Fort Vermilion & Area Seniors’ & Elders’ Lodge Board 1788
$51,000
Fort Vermilion and Area, Alberta
Fragmentation and Conversion of Agricultural Land
University of Alberta - Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences
$50,000
Province wide, Alberta
Green Building Education Development
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
$70,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Impact Assessment of Collaborative Initiatives on Land-use and Watershed Planning
University of Lethbridge
$25,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Improving Transportation Options for Rural Alberta
Association for Life-wide Living (ALL) of Alberta
$40,000
Central Alberta, Alberta
Investigation into Present and Future Cooperative Housing
Alberta Rural Development Network & Alberta Community and Co-operative Association
$76,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Market Assessment for Accessible Housing in Calgary
Accessible Housing Society
$50,000
Calgary and Area, Alberta
Proposed Cities Institute: Kick-off conference
University of Alberta, School of Business
$37,500
Edmonton and Area, Alberta
Protecting Albertans’ properties from invasive plants
Alberta Invasive Species Council
$50,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Real Estate Industry / Community Sponsorships and Small Grants 2020-2021
Alberta Real Estate Foundation
$200,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Soil Health: Policy, Science, and Law in Action
University of Alberta, Alberta Land Institute
$76,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Studying the impact of COVID-19 on Alberta real estate markets
University of Alberta, Department of Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology
$60,000
Edmonton and Area, Alberta
Toolkit for healthy, resilient homes and communities in times of pandemic recovery
University of Alberta, School of Public Health
$75,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Updating and Enhancing the Green Communities Guide
Land Stewardship Centre of Canada
$50,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Value of Heritage Districts
Calgary Heritage Initiative
$20,000
Calgary and Area, Alberta
Welcome to the Lake Program
Pigeon Lake Watershed Association
$30,000
Leduc County and County of Wetaskiwin, Alberta
WellWiki.org Alberta v4.0 & Educating Alberta’s Landowners on Policy Changes
University of Alberta, School of Business
$142,000
Province Wide, Alberta

2019

$1,510,000

Total Funded

AirBnb and the Secondhand Economy
University of Calgary, The School of Public Policy
$60,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Anchor Institutions: Diversifying Economic Growth Engines for Calgary’s Urban Core
University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business
$66,000
Calgary, Alberta
Calgary Project 2.0
University of Calgary, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
$35,000
Calgary, Alberta
Cold Lake Build
Habitat for Humanity Edmonton Society
$30,000
Cold Lake, Alberta
Collaborating With our Rural Municipal Partners in Alberta to Enhance the Value and Resiliency of the ALUS Model
Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) Canada
$100,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Energy Futures Roadshow
The Natural Step Canada
$125,000 (Multiyear funding)
Province Wide, Alberta
Enhancing Rural Property Values through Extension/Education
Agroforestry & Woodlot Extension Society
$30,000
Province Wide , Alberta
Increasing Successful Tenancies: RentSmart in Alberta
Capital Region Housing
$49,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Landowners’ Guide to Oil and Gas Phase III
Pembina Institute
$40,000
Rural, Alberta
Managing End of Life of Oil and Gas Wells
University of Calgary, The School of Public Policy
$60,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Market & Non-Profit Partnerships for Affordable Age-In-Place Housing
Jack Long Foundation
$30,000
Calgary, Alberta
Mobility-as-a-Service and Parking in Alberta and Canada: Implications for the Real Estate Industry
University of Calgary, Canadian Energy Systems Analysis Research (CESAR) Initiative
$60,000
Calgary and Area, Edmonton and Area, Alberta
Pedesting App Communications Strategy
Bricolage Calgary
$30,000
Calgary, Alberta
Provincial Environmental Recognition Program
Alberta Emerald Foundation
$105,000 (Multiyear funding)
Province Wide, Alberta
Real Estate Industry / Community Small Grants and Sponsorship 2019-2020
Alberta Real Estate Foundation
$100,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Residential Tenancies Legal Information Program
Center for Public Legal Education Alberta
$245,000 (Multiyear funding)
Province Wide, Alberta
The Guide to the Planning Process: Next Generation Planning
Federation of Calgary Communities
$50,000
Calgary, Alberta
The Next Step: Examining the Real Estate Foundation Revenue Model & Modernization
Alberta Real Estate Foundation
$100,000 (Multiyear funding)
Province Wide, Alberta
Using Science and Storytelling to Spur Watershed Action
Red Deer River Watershed Alliance
$30,000
Red Deer, Alberta

2018

$1,426,000

Total Funded

A study on implementing the psychology of aesthetics in affordable housing developments
Alberta Rural Development Network
$75,000
Rural, Alberta
ArtsCommon 118 Community Engagement
Edmonton Community Development Company
$33,000
Edmonton, Alberta
Building a Sustainable Non-Market Sector
Calgary Homeless Foundation
$30,000
Calgary, Alberta
Changing Our Community Through Story
Accessible Housing Society
$60,000
Calgary, Alberta
Collective Kitchens Programming
Food4Good
$30,000
Edmonton, Alberta
Coping with the Pressures of Fragmentation and Conversion of Agricultural Land in Alberta
University of Alberta – Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences
$50,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Effective Biodiversity Conservation and Municipal Innovation
University of Alberta – Faculty of Law
$50,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Environmental Recognition Program
Alberta Emerald Foundation
$50,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Jobbers House – Repurposing and Upgrade Plan
Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park Society
$44,000
Calgary, Alberta
Land Access Strategies for New Farmers in Alberta
Organic Alberta
$60,000
Rural, Alberta
Moderate-Income Calgarians’ Attitudes on Homeownership
Attainable Homes Calgary Corporation
$13,000
Calgary, Alberta
New Energy Economy
Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development
$100,000
Province Wide, Alberta
ReFraming the WaterShed
The Sustainable Red Deer Society (ReThink Red Deer)
$25,000
Red Deer, Alberta
Residential Tenancies Legal Information Program
Center for Public Legal Education Alberta
$70,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Resiliency through Industry Partnerships
Highbanks Society
$21,000
Calgary, Alberta
Rural Routes to Climate Solutions – Online Resources and Broadcasting
Stettler Learning Centre
$21,000
Rural, Alberta
Smart Ag Digital Story Map
Olds College
$50,000
Olds, Alberta
Sylvan Lake Sustainable Housing Initiative
Sylvan Lake Foundation
$20,000
Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Understanding Behavioural Environmental Design Contributors of High Radon Exposure to Protect Canadian Health
University of Calgary - Cumming School of Medicine
$500,000 (Multiyear funding)
Province Wide, Alberta
Water Innovation Lab Alberta 2019
Waterlution - A Water Learning Experience
$20,000
Province Wide, Alberta

2017

$1,053,000

Total Funded

‘Love Your Headwaters’: Protecting Alberta’s Water Sources and Natural Resources
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative
$50,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Achieving Sustainable Outdoor Recreation: Phase Two Policy, People and Practice
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) of Southern Alberta
$25,000
South Central, Alberta
Alberta Emerald Awards
Alberta Emerald Foundation
$50,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Building Affordable Homes in Bowness
CREB Charitable Foundation
$50,000
Calgary, Alberta
Condo Law for Albertans – Phase Three
Center for Public Legal Education Alberta
$98,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Decision-Making for Wetland Management Real Estate Professional Workshop
Ducks Unlimited Canada
$25,000
Central Alberta, Alberta
Enabling Alberta’s REALTORS® as clean energy leaders
Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development
$60,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Fundraising Diversification
Center for Public Legal Education Alberta
$5000
Province Wide, Alberta
Green Energy Futures: Smart Homes Series
Alberta Emerald Foundation
$30,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Residential Tenancies Legal Information Program
Centre for Public Legal Education
$65,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Septic Sense: Solutions for Rural Living
Land Stewardship Centre of Alberta
$20,000
Province Wide, Alberta
SpaceFinder Alberta
Calgary Arts Development
$40,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Stewardship in the Red Deer River Watershed — Water Quality and You
Legacy Land Trust Society
$30,000
Central, Alberta
Sustainable Action Canmore Client Package
Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley
$15,000
Canmore, Alberta
The Alberta Solution to Reducing Radon Exposure in Homes
University of Calgary - Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute
$150,000
Province Wide, Alberta
The Canadian Rental Housing Index – 2018 Update
BC Non-Profit Housing Association
$35,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Urban Policy Program
University of Calgary - School of Public Policy
$60,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Watershed Legacy Program
Oldman Watershed Council
$30,000
Lethbridge, Alberta
WellWiki Alberta
University of Alberta - Alberta School of Business
$30,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies
University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
$150,000 (Multiyear funding)
Calgary, Alberta
Youth Water and Climate Change Summits
Inside Education
$15,000
Province Wide, Alberta

2016

$919,500

Total Funded

Accessible U
Accessible Housing
$50,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Affordable and Accessible Home Renovations
Hearts & Hammers Society
$5000
Calgary, Alberta
Alberta Landowner’s Guide to Oil and Gas Development: Phase Two
Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development
$75,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Alberta Water Issues and Capacity Building Workshop
Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology
$15,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Alive Inside: A Full Body Experience
Lifehouse Care Home Society
$14,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Building Community Resilience Together
FuseSocial
$27,000
Fort McMurray, Alberta
Challenges and Solutions in Acquiring Water for Housing Development
University of Lethbridge
$25,000
Calgary, Alberta
Communications and Outreach for the ALUS Alberta Municipal Alliance (AAMA)
Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS)
$30,000
Rural Focus, Alberta
Community and Real Estate Industry Sponsorship 2016-2017
Alberta Real Estate Foundation
$50,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Community Engagement 25
Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park Society
$15,000
Calgary, Alberta
Community Food Centre
The Alex
$20,000
Calgary, Alberta
Defining Professional Excellence through Research and Engagement
Alberta Real Estate Association
$50,000
Province Wide, Alberta
E3/C3 Project
Inside Education
$20,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Energy Futures Lab
The Natural Step
$250,000 (Multiyear funding)
Province Wide, Alberta
Lac la Biche Sensitive Habitat Inventory Mapping
Stewards of the Lac la Biche Watershed
$20,000
Fort McMurray, Alberta
Maximizing Alberta’s Energy Efficiency Opportunity
Alberta Energy Efficiency Alliance
$45,000
Province Wide, Alberta
MOVE Forward
Capital Region Housing Foundation
$25,000
Edmonton, Alberta
Operations Start-Up
Calgary Aging In Place Co-operative
$15,000
Calgary, Alberta
Planning for a Sustainable Economic Future in Pincher Creek
Southwest Alberta Sustainable Community Initiative (SASCI)
$20,000
Pincher Creek, Alberta
Renewable Best Practices
Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development
$25,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Rural Prosperity Initiative
Sustainability Resources Ltd
$5000
Province Wide, Alberta
Sustainable Housing Initiative
Alberta Rural Development Network
$25,000
Rural Focus, Alberta
Tenant Education and Certification Pilot Project
Camrose Open Door Association
$28,500
Rural Focus, Alberta
The Future of Water: Engaging Albertans in the Water-Food-Energy Nexus
Alberta WaterPortal
$25,000
Calgary, Alberta
The Green Acreages Guide Primer Re-print
Land Stewardship Centre of Canada
$20,000
Province Wide, Alberta
Vivacity
Institute for Community Prosperity
$20,000
Calgary, Alberta

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