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 2015-16, the Calgary Foundation saw $38.8 million in new contributions, had an asset base of $822.7 million and granted $45.9 million to 883 charitable organizations.

Calgary's Vital Signs Report

Calgary's Vital Signs is an annual community check-up conducted by community foundations across Canada that measures the vitality of our communities, identifies significant trends and assigns grades across the seven Vital Foundations: Arts, Community Connections, Environment, Lifelong Learning, Living Standards, Thriving Populations and Wellness. Intelligence gathered in Vital Signs informs the community knowledge base of the Calgary Foundation, empowering it to take meaningful action. Download the 2016 Report HERE.