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Become an EdMatters Investor with a Monthly Donation

By | June 21, 2022

Monthly donors help students in so many ways! From supporting a specific school, to providing barrier removal funding, to investing in specific initiatives – your commitment to donating all year long helps us provide even more opportunities all across Calgary.

Top Up Student Award Funds

By | December 31, 2020

To top up an established Student Award fund, please use the link below!

Establish an Honour/Memorial Fund or Student Award

By | January 23, 2020

Information on Establishing a Granting Fund. Information on Establishing a Student Award. For further information please contact Helen Nowlan-Walls

Establish a Student Award

By | January 23, 2020

Check out the Establish a Student Award PDF for more information! Please contact Helen Nowlan-Walls to discuss options, ideas, and needs.

Benjamin (Ben) Albert Legacy Fund

By | April 26, 2019

From tragedy springs hope A tragic avalanche in February 2003 rocked our community like never before. It left more questions than answers about the unfathomable loss of seven high school students. In its aftermath, the trail of destruction and chaos spread down the mountainside, across southern Alberta, and into the lives of everyone who knew  Continue Reading »

School Specific Awards

Mental Health Community Scholarship

By | December 20, 2017

In support of students who are struggling or have struggled with mental health Mental illness affects each and every one of us in one way or another. This scholarship has 2 aims: to provide financial support to individuals that have been affected by either their own mental health struggles or those of a caregiver or  Continue Reading »

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Skipping Stone Foundation Transgender Community Award

By | March 7, 2017

            Empowering transgender youth starts with you! In partnership between The Skipping Stone Foundation and EducationMatters, the Transgender Community Award recognizes emerging community leaders and their impact. The award is open to Grade 12 (CBE or CSSD) students who are completing the requirements of a high school diploma and identify as a  Continue Reading »

Pamela Jane Hardy Memorial Award

By | January 24, 2014

Pamela Jane Hardy was a dedicated teacher and brilliant mathematician who excelled athletically. In memory of her passion for teaching, love of math, and adventurous spirit this award will go to a Calgary high school student with a demonstrated financial need, who excels mathematically and athletically in order to offset the cost of a university  Continue Reading »

Dustin Peers Memorial Visual Arts Award

By | November 20, 2012

Supporting post-secondary education in the visual arts These awards were established in 2012 in memory of Dustin Peers by his family and friends to assist graduating students pursuing studies in visual arts. One award is designated to Centre for Performing & Visual Arts students at Central Memorial High School and a second award is open to  Continue Reading »