Grants supporting Conservation in Alberta
Supporting scientific and non-research based projects, Alberta Conservation Association's (ACA)
Grants Program provides funding to benefit Alberta’s wildlife and fish populations, and the
habitat they depend on. Funded by the province’s hunters and anglers, these popular grants
have distributed over $25 million to research and conservation-related projects supporting
What grant should I apply for?
Grant Comparison Table
ACA Conservation, Community, and Education Grants
This non-research based grant funds hunter, trapper, and angler retention, recruitment,
and/or conservation education in Alberta. It supports activities that conserve, protect, and
enhance fish, wildlife, and their habitat.
ACA Research Grants
This grant funds projects carried out by professional researchers who inform the
effective management of wildlife and fish populations and habitat in Alberta.
ACA Grants in Biodiversity
This grant is open to graduate students from any university in the world who are studying
the flora, fauna, or habitats of Alberta. This grant is supported by
Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Minister's Special Licence Raffle Funds Grants
The grants are fully funded by the MSL Raffle and supported by Alberta hunters and anglers. Since 1995, the MSL raffles have raised millions of dollars for conservation.