Alberta Fundraising: lottery licence $20K and under

Nov 20, 2023

Rules for charitable fundraising differ from province to province and state to state.

In Alberta, the Alberta Gaming, Liquor, and Cannabis Commission (AGLC) offers a streamlined process for charitable organizations aiming to raise funds through lottery events, like 50/50 and prize raffles.

Alberta $20K (1)

And when we say streamlined, we mean it. Obtaining a lottery licence of $20,000 and under in Alberta can be possible in less than a day.

With the potential to secure a licence and launch your raffle in just a few days with Rafflebox, this process removes the waiting game, allowing you to raise more NOW.

Plus, the lottery licence application can be completed online!Alberta $20K (5)Ready to raffle? Follow these three steps:

STEP 1: Obtain your lottery licence

  • Refer to the AGLC’s $20K guide on how to apply for your raffle licence here.

  • Apply for your AGLC lottery licence here.

STEP 2: Connect with Rafflebox

After securing your lottery licence, the next step is to connect with us. Then, we’ll help get you over the finish line by providing access to:

  • Terms of service: Complete the form below and we'll send over this document. Please review and sign our terms of service. Your signature on this sets the wheels in motion for your raffle.

  • Raffle setup form: Once you’ve reviewed and signed the terms of service, you'll receive an email from our customer service team with the raffle setup form.

    • Complete this form and provide the necessary details of your raffle fundraiser, including your ticket packages, raffle rules, and relevant dates. Once you complete this form, your raffle webpage can go live in as little as three business days. 

  • Dashboard: New to Rafflebox? Our customer service team will reach out with your login credentials for the dashboard, where you will control your raffle events from here on out. Our team will assist in setting up your Stripe Connect Merchant Account and answer any technical questions you might have. 

    • If you already have your Rafflebox Dashboard set up from hosting previous raffles for your organization, log into the dashboard with your private credentials and review the details to finalize your newest raffle (your raffle will be ready for review 1-3 days after the above form has been submitted).

STEP 3: Activate your raffle

By opting for this streamlined approach, your organization gains quick access to the funds necessary to continue supporting your community through the work you do best.

So, what are you waiting for? Empower your cause and let’s raffle!