Civil Forfeiture Grant (CFG)

The Government of Alberta is supporting local crime prevention projects and programs with $2.5 million in available grants.

Time-limited grant funding between $50,000 and $200,000 per project is available for projects lasting up to 2 years. Funding will support innovative, promising and proven practices.

Funded projects must focus on:

  • services that directly prevent at-risk individuals from becoming involved in criminal activity and/or
  • crime prevention planning initiatives, such as coordination plans to deter rural crime.

PLEASE NOTE: The call for the 2018 Civil Forfeiture Grant Program has now closed. If you have submitted an application for a 2018 Civil Forfeiture Grant, you will receive confirmation of receipt of your application from the CPRJ unit by November 15, 2018.  If you have not received confirmation by this date, please contact us at

If you have questions about the CFG or the selection process, contact:

Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice Unit

Former grant recipients

17 organizations shared $2 million in funds from Civil Forfeiture Grants in 2017.

2017 Civil Forfeiture Grant recipients  - 333 KB Download Adobe Acrobat Reader

Seized property

If you have questions about a property that’s been seized, contact:

Civil Forfeiture Office
P.O. Box 1664 Edmonton Main
Edmonton, AB T5J 2N9

Fax: 780-643-1072