Community Knowledge Centre

The Community Knowledge Centre (CKC) is a website that showcases charitable organizations working on innovative solutions to our city’s most pressing issues. CKC connects donors, community members, policy makers and media to the vibrant nonprofit sector. CKC, allows charities to share compelling stories and provides meaningful ways to make an impact. Be informed of innovative work; be connected to the issues; be responsive to the needs.


Calgary Foundation

Since 1955, the Calgary Foundation has been nurturing a healthy, vibrant, giving and caring community. The Foundation facilitates collaborative philanthropy by making powerful connections between donors and community organizations for the long-term benefit of Calgary and area. In 2016-17, the Calgary Foundation saw $26.0 million in new contributions, had an asset base of $925.6 million and granted $40.2 million to 896 charitable organizations.

Calgary's Vital Signs Report

Calgary's Vital Signs is an annual community check-up that measures the vitality of our community and identifies significant trends. The Vital Signs report combines expert reasearch with the results of a survey, where citizens assign grades and provide comments in issue areas that are critical to quality of life in Calgary. See the 2017 Vital Signs Report HERE.