Citizen Engagement

Grey cat with green eyes looking at the camera with interest.
Our Mission is to help as many animals as we can. Our Vision is to use innovative strategies to lead, inspire and educate in the humane treatment of companion animals, fostering an enlightened community which consistently demonstrates respect and compassion for animals.
5 CIWA Staff smiling for photo
We are a settlement agency that focuses on the unique needs of immigrant and refugee women, girls and their families. We offer programs in the areas of settlement and integration, literacy and language training, employment support, and family services.
Pilots with the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito, RS700/CF-HMS
We’ve insured that a World War II vintage de Havilland Mosquito bomber and a Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft would be retained in Calgary. Through restoration, all involved would be honoured and visitors could be educated about their significant place in Canadian history.
two volunteers stand in front of a rainbow flag with hearts on it as part of the opening for the Beyond Borders program
We are the community support hub for LGBTQ+ Calgarians. It is our mission to support & uplift LGBTQ+ lives. Our support services help Calgarians overcome various barriers including mental health, suicide, homelessness, self-acceptance, coming out and more.
Young girl reading at a table
We help children learn to read. It’s that simple and that important. We build community connections and involve citizens. We strengthen networks of relationships and systems. We innovate and inspire a reading revival!
TELUS Spark - Neurons Firing Daily.
We are a place for the curious–where people of all ages, abilities, and cultures explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. With five hands-on interactive galleries, an outdoor park, school programs, camps, professional development programs, and so much more, there is something for...
Calgary Seniors' Resource Society
For over 20 years, we've been providing much needed and innovative services that prevent and reduce social isolation, and support seniors to live independently to the greatest extent possible.
The WiseGuyz program
Driven by the fact that sexual health is integral to a person’s well-being; our education, counselling and community programs are making a significant contribution to the prevention of domestic and sexual violence, homophobia, bullying, addictions and other social issues.
CSIF Impact
Stories crowd us. Many are told best as films. CSIF is dedicated to making sure these films get made and seen. We‘re a vital part of the engine fueling the local independent film community through workshops, equipment rental, and mentorship.
Amy's story
We see what's strong instead of what's wrong with our kids. The Calgary Youth Justice Society creates opportunities for young people to feel valued and embraced by their community.