Foundations & Government Support

Foundation

The Calgary Foundation / Community Fund for Canada 150th
Supporter of the Hub for Inspired Learning
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.

Dinner Optimist Club of Calgary
Supporter of the Hub for Inspired Learning
For over 70 years Optimists have sponsored deserving youths in the Calgary area with bursaries, grants and scholarships to help continue athletics, business, community and educational advancements. By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.

Harry and Martha Cohen Foundation
Supporter of the Hub for Inspired Learning
The Harry & Martha Cohen Foundation is a private family foundation which provides grants primarily to Calgary-based charities. Grants are given in diverse areas at the sole discretion of the Board, to assist and promote the well-being of citizens, regardless of race, colour or creed.

Kinder Morgan's Foundation
Supporter of the Hub for Inspired Learning
The Kinder Morgan Foundation believes that today's youth are tomorrow's leaders, and their mission is to provide them with opportunities to learn and grow. Our goal is to help today's science; math and music students become the engineers, educators and musicians who will support our diverse communities for many years to come. To accomplish this goal, they fund programs that promote the academic and artistic interests of young people in the many cities and towns across North America where Kinder Morgan operates.The Kinder Morgan Foundation donates more than $1 million each year to youth program

Norreen Baker Fund at the Calgary Foundation
Supporter of the Hub for Inspired Learning
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.

SOCAN Foundation
Duet Stage Partner
The SOCAN Foundation, founded in 1992, is dedicated to fostering Canadian music creation and promoting a better understanding of the role of music creators in today’s society. SOCAN Foundation provides grants for Canadian music creators and publishers working to promote appreciation for Canadian music in today’s society. Our grants support the spread of our music both within Canada and abroad, ensuring our voices are heard all over the world and in our own back yards.

 

Government

Canadian Heritage
Canadian Heritage is responsible for national policies and programs that promote Canadian content, foster cultural participation, active citizenship and strengthen connections among Canadians.

Service Canada
Service Canada offers single-window access to a wide range of Government of Canada programs and services for citizens through more than 600 points of service located across the country, call centres, and the Internet.

Alberta Culture
The Spirit of Alberta ensures Albertans have the opportunity to share, express and experience culture in a province that respects the past, celebrates the present and welcomes the future.

Alberta Foundation for the Arts
As the primary arts resource and grant funding body in Alberta, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts helps to unleash the potential of every artist through funding, arts promotion and capacity-building services. With the same passion as Alberta’s artists, they provide behind-the-scenes support to artists and arts organizations, giving them the power to inspire minds, encourage expression, foster creativity and contribute to Alberta’s economy.

Alberta Lottery Fund
Each year thousands of non-profit/volunteer organizations in Alberta require funding for a variety of projects and initiatives. Some of this funding is available to these organizations through various lottery-funded grant programs.

The City of Calgary
The City of Calgary is committed to ensuring arts and culture remains an essential element in creating a vibrant, creative and culturally stimulating city, and encourages residents to actively participate in and access the arts around the city.

Calgary Arts Development Authority
Calgary Arts Development champions the arts as a key driver of the long term success of our city. CADA acts as a central hub that invests in, promotes, learns about and advocates for the arts to animate Calgary as a vibrant cultural centre.

Arts Commons as made every effort to ensure the accuracy and completeness of this directory of public and private sector supporters. If we have made an error or there is an omission, please accept our sincere apologies and contact us at giving@artscommons.ca