COMMUNITY FOUNDATION


2014 Grant Recipients

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Edmonton has been giving a "hand up" to hard working families in need since 1991. They firmly believe that home ownership is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty and to building equity and hope for children. Volunteers from all walks of life come to serve families, learn new skills and build friends.

The need for affordable home ownership has never been greater, and the opportunity to make a difference has never been more accessible.

CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health

CASA delivers innovative mental health services for infants, children, adolescents and their families and is an effective advocate for children’s mental health. CASA currently provides adolescent and children’s day programs, a concurrent addiction and mental health program, tele-psychiatry for remote communities, FASS services, home visitation consultation, as well as CASA House – their voluntary residential treatment center.

Boyle Street Community Services

Boyle Street Community Services is a non-profit inner-city Edmonton agency that assists people challenged by homelessness, poverty, addiction or marginalization. More than 12,000 people come to their building every year, seeking support and services.

The Water Wings Employment Readiness Program provides one-on-one personalized service, customized to each individual who needs to assess job options, prepare to challenge a safety ticket, search for work and prepare for an interview.
Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre

The Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre supports Canadian Forces families in their care giving role, and provides opportunities for the healthy development of children and youth. Services are geared toward issues facing military families on top of general wellness issues. Military families rely on the Military Family Resource Centre’s ability to create community within the transient military lifestyle and assisting families in building a support net.

The Steadward Centre

Through the development of research and the dissemination of knowledge through education, the Steadward Centre’s vision is to support independence and inclusion of children, youth and adults living with impairments in their communities by inspiring excellence and leadership; achievements in personal fitness, motor skill development and athletic performance; meaningful, innovative and applied advancements in adapted physical activity; and passion for learning and discovery.
YMCA of Northern Alberta

The YMCA is a charity that provides health, education and social services. It contributes to the mix of public, private, and charitable programs and facilities available to Canadians. As well, the YMCA has always been there to catch people who "fall between the cracks" of public systems and the marketplace.

YMCA programs are responses to community needs. That is why a YMCA can look very different from community to community, country to country, and generation to generation. As needs change, so does the YMCA's program offerings.
Little Warriors

Little Warriors teaches adults how to help prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. In addition to prevention education, Little Warriors also provides information about the prevalence and frequency of child sexual abuse and information about healing and support resources.

The Be Brave Ranch is a facility that will offer a family-oriented treatment program that combines multiple proven therapies for children ages 8-12 who have been sexually abused. The vision is to provide a safe and secure place of treatment and healing, aimed at the mind, body, heart and spirit of child victims and their families.
Edmonton Public Schools Foundation

The Edmonton Public Schools Foundation (EPSF) was launched February 10, 2010, for two main purposes: to spread the word about the great things happening in the public education system and to support Edmonton Public Schools across Edmonton.

The EPSF raises friends and funds to support early learning intervention and student success. Research shows children develop the foundation for strong communication skills, literacy, social competence, numeracy, adaptability and physical health as early as age three.

Investing in children today means investing in their future, our communities and our society.

Scholarships in the Community