Successful applicants may receive up to $750 per calendar year (January-December), which may be used for such expenses as:

  • Courses and classes (not core education; not conferences)

  • Tutoring

  • Employment readiness

  • Health and wellness (eg. transportation, dental costs, etc.)

  • Respite care (eg. summer camps, etc.)

  • Housing support (not rent or damage deposit; funds can be used toward costs like moving costs or storage)

  • Identification (eg. driver’s license, passport, etc.)

For more information, call 403-249-7215 or e-mail To apply for the Empowerment Fund, please download and complete the application (see below) and mail the completed application to CFAN.

Applications are accepted every three months.
Deadlines are as follows:
June 30
September 30
December 31
March 31
Download the Application Form Here

Mail the completed application to :

CFAN - Empowerment Fund
#141 - 200 Rivercrest Drive SE
Calgary, AB   T2C 2X5