COVID-19

How to Donate

Various initiatives are collecting donations from Albertans eager to support non-profits during this challenging period of increased demand and limited capacity.

We hope this listing will provide useful information to individuals looking to donate and organizations who are looking for programs to refer donors to, if necessary. We’ll add new information as it’s announced.

Government of Alberta Donation Matching Initiative

Starting April 15, the Alberta government will match, dollar-for-dollar, donations up to $2 million to Alberta-based charities and non-profit organizations with COVID-19 fundraising campaigns. Organizations will be waiving any administration fees associated with campaign donations.

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United Way Alberta Capital Region

The United Way is currently accepting donations from the community to help support ongoing efforts to minimize COVID-19’s impacts in our communities.

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Edmonton Community Foundation (ECF)

Edmonton Community Foundation (ECF) is committing $500,000 of its unrestricted funds to seed a Rapid Response Fund to respond quickly to important needs not addressed by others.

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CanadaHelps

CanadaHelps has launched a COVID-19 Relief Fund to support various charities at the frontlines of COVID-19 relief efforts.

Donations will be matched by the Gore Mutual Foundation up to $2 million.

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