Congratulations to Mike and Fran Reid

The Calgary Police Commission Community Policing Awards honour individuals, groups, organizations and businesses that contribute in an extraordinary way to improve police policy and the ability of the Calgary Police Service to serve the community.  The Foundation is extremely proud to congratulate Mike and Fran Reid who were selected for this prestigious award in the … Continue reading Congratulations to Mike and Fran Reid

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Volunteer Spotlight – Joel

At CPF we know our volunteers are great and pretty special. Joel Matthews is no exception. Joel is engaging, bright and incredibly knowledgeable about the Foundation. In April, Joel attended the volunteer appreciation night with his wife Angie, and volunteered at the Canadian Energy Executive Association Governors Ball helping with the putting golf station with … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight – Joel

The Value of Partnerships

The Calgary Police Foundation sincerely values our partnerships.  It is through supporters like these that the Foundation raises the money needed to fund six youth-based programs that require $2M annually.  These funds impact 9,000 youth every year aged 5 – 17. We are thrilled the Canadian Energy Executive Association (CEEA) has selected the Calgary police … Continue reading The Value of Partnerships

Go Flames Go – Ticket Sales Convert to Charity Dollars

Did you know third party event fundraisers can come from ticket sales? The Calgary Police Foundation is privileged to be a partner charity of the Calgary Flames Foundation. The Calgary Flames graciously set aside a section for the March 21 and 29 games for CPF as well as a website specifically for CPF ticket sales. … Continue reading Go Flames Go – Ticket Sales Convert to Charity Dollars

Reflections of a Retiring Executive Director

Marla Cohen, Executive Director of the Calgary Police Foundation She announced her retirement four years ago - from a different organization.  That lasted less than a year when another youth-based not-for-profit caught her attention.  But now, she really is trading in her office, desk, and computer - for travel, volunteer work, golf, photography lessons, and … Continue reading Reflections of a Retiring Executive Director

We are a Charity of Choice for Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink!

Since 2013, the Shaw Charity Classic has raised more than $34 million for over 180 children and youth-based charities in Alberta. The Foundation is elated and incredibly honoured to once again be selected as a member of the Shaw Charity Classic’s Official Charity Partner Program. The Foundation is privileged to be recognized by the community … Continue reading We are a Charity of Choice for Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink!

HE Shoots – WE Score!

James Neal with Power Play Participants at a Calgary Flames home game. While cities home to NHL teams benefit in more ways than simply hosting a professional hockey team, the Calgary Flames are considered one of the most community-minded and charitable teams in the National Hockey League. Every Flame player has the ability to change … Continue reading HE Shoots – WE Score!

Nutrien Joins Long Standing ISSP Supporter TransCanada Corporation

December brought some wonderful news to the Foundation.  Nutrien confirmed a multi-year donation to the Integrated School Support Program (ISSP).  By doing so, they joined our long-standing ISSP lead supporter TransCanada Corporation, who is committed to supporting initiatives that build strong and vibrant communities. In 2017, Agrium (now Nutrien) provided the CPF with an initial … Continue reading Nutrien Joins Long Standing ISSP Supporter TransCanada Corporation