Program Information

Coal Community Transition Fund (CCTF)


The Alberta government has allocated funding under the Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) program to assist Alberta communities impacted by the coal phase-out. Municipalities and First Nations impacted by the phase-out of coal in Alberta's electricity system can apply for grant funding through the CCTF to support economic development initiatives that enable the transition away from economic reliance on coal-fired electricity generation. For the list of eligible entitites please visit the website.

Projects that:

  • build economic development capacity
  • strengthen approaches to improve economic conditions
  • aid municipal transition towards long-term economic stability

are eligible.

  • grant funding will be provided up front so projects can start immediately
  • matching funding is not required
  • approved funding amounts may be lower than the amount requested
  • applicants have a maximum of 2 years from the date they receive funding to spend it

Only one application per eligible entity will be accepted. An applicant can either submit a collaborative regional application or their own application. Regionally collaborative applications will be given priority. Proposals from eligible entities will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please visit the website for proposal criteria.

Deadline: November 30, 2017 at midnight MST


Calendar Deadlines

  • Application Deadline
    [ 30-Nov-2017 ]


ContactContact Information