Citizen Engagement

A smash up of art, science and engineering
Imagine a three-storey fire-breathing octopus made out of bake tins or a forty foot steampunk rocketship that you can climb and explore. That's Beakerhead - a Canadian charity whose mandate is to advance education at the crossroads of art, science and engineering.
Mentor & mentee dreaming 'BIG'!
Start Something 'BIG'! Through the power of mentoring we are changing the lives and perspectives of young people, enabling them to realize their full potential and dream “BIG” about their future.
Big Horn Sheep in North America
We ensure the ecological integrity and well-being of the Bow Valley ecosystem through education, research and outreach. We promote sustainable communities and environmental stewardship by engaging youth, residents, visitors, and local businesses though outreach programs and our community resource...
The Bow at Bow River with steam train
Today, southern Alberta is blessed with clean and abundant water. More than 1/3 of Alberta’s population relies on the Bow River basin for sustenance, yet the basin represents only four per cent of Alberta’s landmass and only three per cent of its water supply. As the population in and around...
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We offer training and support to build the capacity of youth and young adults, between the ages of 18 and 30, by supporting their leadership roles in building strong, resilient communities.
Kids making lunch for other kids
We have one goal: no hungry kids in Calgary. We strive toward this goal each day by providing healthy lunches directly to kids and by empowering communities to create lasting social change.
Syrian family devastated to learn their boy has congenital heart defects and required open heart surgery.
We partner with the community to help immigrants and refugees settle and become contributing members of Canadian society. We ensure that new Canadians are welcomed and that they are able to regain and maintain a life of dignity and self-worth.
Calgary Centre for Global Community
We provide education, engagement and research opportunities to enhance and expand Calgarians' capacity for responsible, well-informed, effective global citizenship. Our work recognizes the interconnectedness of local and global issues and their impact on the well-being of our communities.
Face-to-face connections at one of CCVO's events
Helping nonprofits connect, thrive, and lead.
Father and child volunteer together in the Society's demonstration and teaching garden
We are driven by the belief that gardening enhances our environment but more importantly the quality of life in our society. We have been educating, promoting, and celebrating gardening throughout the Calgary area for more than a century.

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