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Calgary Learns is a granting council in Alberta’s Community Adult Learning Program (CALP). Calgary Learns allocates and stewards CALP funding within our community. Through a competitive granting program, we provide grants for local learning opportunities that support literacy and foundational learning. Our priority funding areas include adult literacy, English language learning, numeracy, basic digital skills, and skills for learning.

Supported by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Calgary Learns is one of the over 80 CALPs in Alberta who provide Adult Literacy and Foundational Learning opportunities to financially and socially barriered adult learners (18+).

Current Calls for Application

Our 2024-2025 Grant Application process is now closed. 

Please check back in the late fall of 2024 when we launch our 2025-2026 Call for Applications. Should you have any questions about the granting process at Calgary Learns, please email us at


Our Grant Liaison is always happy to talk to you. Please contact with any questions, comments, concerns, or to discuss your application.

For timely notice of all Calgary Learns granting opportunities, we invite you to sign up for our newsletter.