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News & Events

The Calgary Foundation shares newsworthy information about the work of charitable organizations supported by Calgary Foundation funding and any events hosted by the Foundation or its partners in the community. 


In the media

Visit this section to review media releases and media advisories issued by the Calgary Foundation as well as a selection of news media articles featuring the work of charities who have received support from the Foundation.

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Great Storytelling Inspires Change

On the morning of April 14, 2016, the Calgary Foundation gathered 250 passionate people at the University of Calgary’s Downtown Campus for a shared learning event called “Great Storytelling Inspires Change" and charities of all causes attended.

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Zita Cobb

The Calgary Foundation welcomed 450 engaged citizens for its intimate luncheon on March 17 with Zita Cobb in celebration of its sixtieth year as a community foundation. Social media was ablaze with wonderful feedback and comments about Cobb’s message about community-building and philanthropy. 

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Vital City 

Save-the-date: Vital City 2016 October 25 at 4:30 p.m. 
Our 2015 annual report to the community event welcomed over 1,000 guests for the evening with presentations from Calgary Foundation President and CEO Eva Friesen, social innovation champion Dan Pallotta, Calgary Foundation Board Chair Ali Bhojani and local singer songwriter Michael Bernard Fitzgerald. 

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