Contact Us
700, 999 8 Street SW
Calgary, AB T2R 1J5
Phone: 403-802-7700
Email: info@thecalgaryfoundation.org
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About Us

The Calgary Foundation, established in 1955, facilitates collaborative philanthropy by making powerful connections between donors and community organizations for the long term benefit of Calgary and surrounding 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. 

COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS OF CANADA FACT SHEET

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

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