The original Project SOS occurred back in 1999, when a group of Edmonton business leaders and philanthropists brought the community of Edmonton together to raise funds to purchase a first-ever police helicopter for the Edmonton Police Service.
Today, the Project SOS Program pays tribute to the Foundation’sroots and founders and is intended to support the EPS and / or Community Agencies with realizing a big idea—a major initiative or capital project that will advance the practice of community policing in Edmonton by demonstrating excellence, leadership, innovation, partnership and collaboration and will leave a lasting legacy of safe community to benefit all citizens in Edmonton.
The mission of the Edmonton Police Foundation is to be a bridge between the Edmonton Police Service and the citizens of Edmonton by raising funds to support priorities and emerging needs. Our vision, by becoming a valued and trusted partner of the community, is to help position Edmonton as the safest city in North America.
If you have a question about the Letter of Inquiry process, please contact
Executive Director, Karla Schell at 780.719.1431.
Please email or mail your Letter of Inquiry and attachments to:
Karla Schell
Executive Director
Edmonton Police Foundation
Edmonton Police Foundation
9620 – 103A Avenue
Edmonton AB T5H 0H7
Organization Name, Address and Contact Information
A brief history of your organization and mandate
Project Title and Summary of the Project’s Vision
Total Project Cost, Amount Requested from the EPF and Budget
Anticipated start date for the initiative and the date funding would be needed
How did your organization determine that this initiative was a priority for you and the broader community of Edmonton at this time? Why do you recommend this approach? Please provide any evidence, including research or existing outcomes, to support your decision.
What other organizations provide similar or related services? How does your organization fit within the spectrum of service-delivery? Are there opportunities to cooperate / collaborate with other organizations?
Please provide a brief outline of the work plan and include time frames
What is your organization’s capacity to undertake the initiative?
How do you plan to address the future sustainability of the project? Ongoing operating? Does the project have future implications for the City budget and / or budgets of other community partners and services?
Why are you approaching the EPF for help with this project?