2015 Grant Recipients

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.

Alberta AdaptAbilities Association

Alberta AdaptAbilities Association provides families with goal directed respite programs and services that target the development of the whole individual. Participants have the opportunity to increase self-esteem and independence, develop social relations, and foster a sense of community.

Each program contains 3 components: Recreational and Motor Development, Essential life-skills, and Expressive Arts. Through these components, participants increase socialization and confidence in social settings, are active within their community and are provided with situations where they can grow, succeed and belong.

Special Olympics Alberta - Edmonton

Special Olympics Alberta – Edmonton delivers world-class sport programs to a broad group of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Their goal is to provide start up programs for the young to build skills and a healthy lifestyle as well as provide longer term sports development to compete successfully provincially, nationally and internationally.

Breakfast For Learning

Breakfast for Learning’s mission is to educate and empower communities to deliver school based nutrition programs, helping children and youth realize their full potential in life. Breakfast for Learning supports undernourished students through Student Nutrition Program Grants, Equipment Grants and Program Development.

Research supports a strong link between good nutrition and academic success. Students who eat a morning meal perform better in school, and their ability to concentrate improves, as well as their overall ability to learn.

Scholarships in the Community