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Support Your School via Text Message

By | September 26, 2022

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

By | August 23, 2022

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 »

Literacy support is “close to the heart” for Mobility Quotient

By | May 4, 2022

We are excited to announce Mobility Quotient as the title sponsor for Education Matters’ Loonies for Literacy! Mobility Quotient has donated $25,000 in support of Calgary schools, students, and teachers who will benefit from this initiative. Loonies for Literacy launched April 23, 2022 on Canada Book Day. Why Loonies for Literacy is so important to  Continue Reading »

Text to Donate coming Oct 2022!!!

By | September 8, 2022

Thanks to the generosity of Mobility Quotient, CBE schools will have access to text to donate all year round! Following the success of text to donate during Loonies for Literacy 2022, it will now be an ongoing feature of school fundraising! Starting October 1 2022, supporters can simply text EdMatters plus your school shortcode to  Continue Reading »

Introducing… Loonies for Literacy!!!

By | April 5, 2022

Loonies for Literacy presented by Mobility Quotient is EducationMatters’ system-wide fundraising event to help schools purchase the resources their students need the most. For every dollar a school raises for its own initiative, a dollar will also go to a school in need through the generosity of community sponsors and contributions. You can donate online  Continue Reading »

Text to Donate for Loonies for Literacy!

By | April 5, 2022

Launching today, Tuesday April 5, supporters can text LITERACY to 30333 and donate $5 to Loonies for Literacy! If you want to direct your $5 to a specific school, simply text LITERACY followed by your school shortcode (e.g. ‘LITERACY 12MILE/LITERACY12MILE’ would direct your donation to Twelve Mile Coulee School, ‘LITERACY ABBEY/LITERACYABBEY’ to Abbeydale, and so  Continue Reading »

Introducing… Loonies for Literacy!!!

By | April 5, 2022

Loonies for Literacy presented by Mobility Quotient is EducationMatters’ system-wide fundraising event to help schools purchase the resources their students need the most. For every dollar a school raises for its own initiative, a dollar will also go to a school in need through the generosity of community sponsors and contributions. You can donate online  Continue Reading »

Support Student Literacy with Your Gift-Giving this Holiday Season

By | December 1, 2021

EducationMatters has two ways to help you do your holiday shopping while supporting students this year! For $20 you can dedicate a library book to the individual(s) of your choice, and to the school of your choice. You will be invited to send an e-card (for immediate or delayed delivery) at the time of donation  Continue Reading »

2021 Tax Receipting Deadlines

By | November 24, 2021

The EducationMatters office is closed for the statutory holidays in December as well as Monday, December 27 and Monday, January 3. If you have an urgent request please contact us at (403) 817-7468 and follow the message instructions. DONATIONS ONLINE Deadline: December 31, 2021 by 9:59 pm (MST) Visit the EducationMatters secure online donation page to  Continue Reading »

Curls and Coils for Cosmetology

By | November 9, 2021

Thanks to passionate Calgary public school students, EducationMatters is launching a new fundraising campaign to provide textured hair mannequins for cosmetology students in Calgary Board of Education (CBE) schools. In 2020 Calgary students identified a lack of diversity in their Cosmetology Curriculum and requested a change in the way that their classes were taught.  Thanks  Continue Reading »