Wood Buffalo Surrounding Areas
Emergency COVID-19 Funding
UPDATE - Please note we are no longer accepting applications for both the Calgary and Edmonton and surrounding areas as funding has reach capacity. We are still accepting applications for the Wood Buffalo area.
ACAA considers it essential to assist community members who are at-risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s increased health and related economic and social impacts. Through funding support from the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP), ACAA is able to provide individuals and families support in addressing some of the financial impacts experienced as a result of COVID-19. Eligibility will apply to off-reserve status and non-status Indians, un-affiliated Métis, and Southern Inuit Aboriginal Peoples. Funding is limited to a one-time allocation which will be determined on prioritization of need. Applications are now being accepted to receive supports within the following areas:
Housing and Shelter
Communications & Utilities
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Health and Medical Support
Educational Support for Children & Youth
Please note: Emergency COVID-19 Funding is limited, and submission of this application does not guarantee funding. This will be determined on a case-by-case basis and dependent on the number of applications received.
Funding is restricted to a one-time allocation only per household. To be eligible for the Emergency COVID-19 Funding you must meet the following requirements:
be a resident of Alberta as of March 15, 2020, and living off-reserve;
be at least 16 years old on the date you apply; and
must be First Nation (Status and/or Non-Status), un-affiliated Metis and/or Inuit.
Wood Buffalo & Calgary Surrounding Area Application Form
Apply now for the Emergency COVID-19 Funding, a one-time payment for FNMI residents living off-reserve and who have been impacted due to COVID-19. Your personal information is protected and secure when you apply. Fill out the following completely along with the declaration form. * Required
Apply by submitting your form online via the ACAA website or by email to . Applications will take a minimum of 7-10 days to be processed. Please note application not completed in full will be considered incomplete and delay your application. If your application is incomplete you will receive an email first, followed by a phone call.
DOWNLOAD FILLABLE OR PRINTABLE APPLICATION FORM
Fillable Emergency COVID-19 Application Form Note: You will still need to print the form to sign the PDF for final submission.
CONTACT WOOD BUFFALO SURROUNDING AREA
Should you have any questions regarding the application, eligibility, and status of your application contact:
Emergency COVID-19 Response Worker