External Opportunities


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The links provided below are additional funding opportunities outside of the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF), that may be available to members through other sources.

Please note that this list is only provided as a resource.


Above & Beyond Grant

The Above and Beyond Grant provides support to coaches and officials to pursue educational or developmental opportunities.  Specifically, the grant is intended for a coach or an official that is in a unique situation (apprenticing, geographically isolated, disadvantaged) and who is experiencing extraordinary circumstances.

For more information please visit: Above & Beyond Grant


Champions Fund

The Champions Fund was created by Canada’s dairy farmers to empower the female athletic community, to provide a resource that can help change the game for Canada’s young girls and women athletes.

For more information visit: Women Champions Fund


Investors Group Community Coaching Grants

The Investors Group Community Coaching Grant program has grants available for organizations that bring coaches and coach developers of community-based sports together under one roof to learn, train, and network with each other.

For more information visit: Investors Group Community Coaching Grants


Scholarship Opportunities

Further scholarship opportunities for Alberta students offered by a variety of organizations for students pursuing equine-related post secondary education.  Provided for informational purposes only – all applications and inquiries should be directed to the individual associations offering the scholarship.

View additional scholarships


Status of Women Grant Program

Non-profits and charitable organizations can get funding for projects that improve the lives of women and girls in Alberta.

For more information visit: Status of Women Grant Program


WISE Fund

The WISE Fund was created to help finance sport initiatives for girls and women and assist members of the sport community in Canada. The annual grant is primarily to support the development of women leaders and support organizations that are currently offering or creating sport programs targeted to girls and women.

For more information visit: WISE Fund


Sport specific funding opportunities can be found here.