Major & Signature Grants assist charitable organizations in all parts of the charitable sector by providing grants to support single or multi-year, large-scale charitable initiatives that are broad in scope and transform our community. Grants support local or national initiatives that impact Calgary and area by addressing major issues and encouraging participation in charitable activities from a great number of citizens.
The Calgary Foundation welcomes all eligible initiatives, particularly those that help further the following issues:
- Reducing poverty
- Encouraging mental health
- Living a creative life
- Strengthening relationships with Indigenous communities
- Pursuing an environmentally sustainable future
The program also prioritizes sustainable capital projects. Each applicant is eligible to submit one proposal per deadline.