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Introducing the Investing in the Future Award!

EducationMatters is proud to introduce a new life-changing student award coinciding with their 20th year supporting public education students in Calgary. Since 2003 EducationMatters has dedicated its work to enriching public school education by providing financial grants, scholarships, and awards to improve access to learning opportunities, advance equity, and remove barriers to learning for students.  Continue Reading »

New Women in Science Grant for CBE Schools

Through the “Joan Ethier Women in Science Fund” EducationMatters is pleased to invite Grade 7-12 schools in the CBE to apply for a $1,000 grant. The Joan Ethier Women in Science Grant will support educational mentorship/networking opportunities for Calgary Board of Education students who are female or who identify as female and demonstrate financial need.  Continue Reading »

Support Your School via Text Message

Big news for Calgary Board of Education schools for the 2022/2023 school year! Thanks to the generosity of Calgary-based digital agency Mobility Quotient, CBE schools will have access to Text to Donate all year round. Over 475 donations were made via Text to Donate during our inaugural Loonies for Literacy campaign, and due to that  Continue Reading »

New Mailing Address

Please be aware that as of August 2022, EducationMatters has a new mailing address! You can now send any general mail or offline donations to: EducationMatters1221 8 Street SWPO Box 13122 Calgary BeltlineCalgary AB T2R 1C6 Our physical address hasn’t changed, so those inside the Calgary Board of Education (city-wide) can continue to send mail  Continue Reading »

Our Fall 2022 Student Awards Have Launched!

Applications are now open for the Fall 2022 EducationMatters Student Awards! This fall we have three awards available for Calgary public school students. Applications are open for the Laurie Sommerville Scholarship, the Breakthrough Opportunity Bursary for New Immigrants, and the Stampede Toyota Community Matters Scholarship. All three awards are open to Calgary Board of Education  Continue Reading »