Civil Forfeiture Grant (CFG)

The Alberta government is supporting local crime prevention projects and programs that help victims with $2 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:

  • crime prevention:
    • community mobilization efforts to address localized crime issues
    • prolific offending
    • gang reduction initiatives
  • victim services:
    • capacity development of victim service organizations
    • engagements / partnerships to serve victims
    • community safety planning for victims

To submit an application

  1. Download and fill out the Civil Forfeiture Grant application form
  2. Email your application to
  3. Submit a hard copy of your application by mail or courier before the deadline to:

    Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice Unit
    Civil Forfeiture Grant Program
    Program and Policy Development Branch
    Public Security Division, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
    10th Floor, John E. Brownlee Building
    10365 - 97 Street NW
    Edmonton, AB T5J 3W7

Application deadline: October 27, 2016 at noon

If you have questions about the CFG or program eligibility, contact:

Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice Unit

Former grant recipients

15 organizations in Alberta have shared $2.8 million in funds from CFGs  in 2013:

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