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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 »

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 »

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

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 »

Introducing… Loonies for Literacy!!!

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!

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!!!

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 »

Curls and Coils for Cosmetology

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 »

Community Campaigns for CBE Schools

Did you know that you can host a fundraising project to benefit a CBE school through EducationMatters? Any member of your school community with Principal authorization can request a page where donors make a donation and receive a tax receipt. All funds (minus a 3.5% processing fee) are then granted out to your school to  Continue Reading »

Discovering Choices – Outdoor Leadership

At Discovering Choices (DC), the path to graduating high school is flexible to allow each student to find the best way to prioritize their education.  Classes happen in the evening, weekends, during summer, and sometimes even half way up a mountain.  A new initiative called the Outdoor Leadership program takes students outside of the classroom  Continue Reading »

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