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Calgary’s trust for public education


A strong public education system is the cornerstone of a healthy and vibrant community.

The best public education happens when the community participates in its development to ensure that disadvantaged students succeed in school and that every student is prepared for adult life.

Our supporters make educational enhancement programs possible in the Calgary Board of Education and provide student awards, scholarships, and bursaries to ensure that Calgary students have the opportunity to achieve more.


EducationMatters Celebrates 15 Years

In 2018, EducationMatters is celebrating 15 years of creating opportunities for students in Calgary. Since opening our doors in 2003, we’ve worked closely with generous donors to provide educational enhancements to students in the Calgary Board of Education, like Cheyenne.

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Aidan Johnson Discusses Student Awards

  Aidan Johnson is a graduate of Ernest Manning High School and in 2017 he won three student awards through EducationMatters. Currently, he is studying engineering at the University of Calgary and credits these awards with giving him the opportunity to grow as a person while in school.

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