Who We Are & What We Do

Who We Are

We are a not-for-profit organization that supports over 225 community based not-for-profit organizations in Calgary, including the 151 community associations.

We offer our members support in organizational development, financial services, urban planning, crime prevention and safety, engagement, and more.

We work to support board members and volunteers who improve neighbourhood life in Calgary by providing programs and services that help them build their organization’s capacity to support and mobilize residents, and to be on the front lines of important issues affecting their organizations and community.

 

Who We Serve

We serve a diverse group of small community based not-for-profit organizations in Calgary, with our primary and founding members being community associations.

Community associations are neighbourhood based organizations run by volunteers that provide social, recreational and educational opportunities to their residents, as well as a sense of belonging and a voice for community life.

There are 152 community associations in our city working every day to improve neighbourhood life in Calgary! Along with our city’s community associations we make up the largest collective volunteer movement in Calgary, with more than 20,000 volunteers strong!

Our other members include a variety of community based not-for-profits ranging from children, youth and senior serving organizations, to crime prevention and safety organizations, recreational organizations, and many more.

Click here to learn more about community associations.

 

What We Do

We provide our members with educational workshops and training, one-on-one support, and online resources on a variety of helpful topics like organizational development, financial services, urban planning, crime prevention and safety, and engagement.

We bring our members together through special events and networking opportunities so they can share and learn from each other.

We also recognize the many volunteers who serve in our network, and proudly showcase and promote the value of belonging to and being involved in community life in Calgary.

Click here for more information on our services.

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Last Modified: July 31, 2018