Powered by philanthropy

No matter how, when or how much you give, your generous support translates into real-world impact.

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Philanthropy is more than money, it’s people helping people. The community coming together, each giving what they can and supporting each other, just as my parents taught me. Better a booster than a knocker, be.

Joan Snyder, Hon. LLD’11

Philanthropist and supporter of women’s athletics, sport science and chronic disease research

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Cumming School of Medicine Focus on Impact

The Cumming School of Medicine is advancing medical education, research and its translation to care at a pace never before seen in the 50 years since our first MDs graduated, with so many of our successes sparked by the generosity of donors.

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Giving Day Impact Report

You made it happen. Whether you gave to student awards, critical research or any one of our impactful funds, your support during UCalgary Giving Day 2023 is making a real difference to our university and the community.

See what we achieved

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Endowment Fund Report

Your generous support of the ӰƵ Endowment allows your gift to live on in perpetuity, supporting groundbreaking research across faculties, an innovation ecosystem that is driving the new economy, and exceptional student experiences that empower the next generation.

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Student Awards Report

The ӰƵ is the place to start something — and for many students, that starts with a scholarship or bursary. These awards support students in a variety of circumstances, opening doors to opportunities that help them realize their full potential, here at UCalgary and beyond.

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Energized by You Report

When it wrapped in June 2020, Energize: The Campaign for Eyes High was the third-largest successfully completed fundraising campaign in Canadian history. We have more than a billion reasons to celebrate, but the most important reason is you.