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1180 105 12 Avenue SE T2G 1A1
Calgary, AB T2G 1A1
Phone: 403-802-7700
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About Us

The Calgary Foundation has been nurturing a healthy, vibrant, giving and caring community since 1955. 

The Foundation facilitates collaborative philanthropy by making powerful connections between donors and community organizations for the long-term benefit of Calgary and area.  

  • To identify needs and address community issues, the Calgary Foundation develops networks that transcend special interests, providing knowledgeable and effective grants in the areas of Arts & Heritage, Human Services, Education, Environment, Health and Neighbourhoods. 
  • By applying its resources, expertise, and leadership, the Calgary Foundation acts as a catalyst and convener, creating a meeting place that fosters partnerships to build a strong charitable sector that serves the needs of all its citizens. 
  • By working with donors and their advisors, the Calgary Foundation designs giving plans that achieve their desired charitable and financial goals, ensuring donors receive the maximum tax benefits from their gift and endowed funds receive professional investment management that seeks leading risk-adjusted rates of return. 

What is a Community Foundation?

In the simplest terms, community foundations are charitable organizations dedicated to improving communities in specific geographical areas. Foundations do this by pooling the charitable gifts of donors to create endowment funds and using the investment income to make grants. 

The Calgary Foundation is a member of Community Foundations of Canada â€“ the national membership organization for the 191 community foundations across Canada. 


       The Calgary Foundation is an accredited member of Imagine Canada's Standards Program.

Canada Revenue Agency Charitable Number: 108074436RR0001
The Calgary Foundation is dedicated to supporting emerging needs in the Calgary and area community.
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