Calgary Real Estate Board Charitable Foundation
Since its inception in 1987, the CREB® Charitable Foundation has contributed more than $4.8 million to a wide range of charities and non-profit organizations in our communities. With a membership of more than 5,200 REALTORS® and community partners, the Charitable Foundation exists to promote the charitable and philanthropic activities of its members.
Every year, the CREB® Charitable Foundation receives numerous applications for funding. Grants are awarded through two initiatives: a fund allocation task force; and a member-directed selection program (Investing in Hope).
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta’s mission is to mobilize volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting homeownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty. Active in Southern Alberta since 1990, HFHSA has constructed 152 homes and enhanced the lives of more than 200 families. It is a member of Habitat for Humanity International, which has provided shelter for more than 3 million people worldwide.
Inspiring, engaging and celebrating youth through community participation.
Youth Central envisions a society where all youth participate in shaping a vibrant community. This vision is based on the firm belief that young people who experience involvement and philanthropy at an early age grow up with on ongoing sense of responsibility.
Through various initiatives, Youth Central provides youth with the opportunity to volunteer, serve on steering committees, voice their opinions to business leaders and politicians, learn about diversity in their community, serve on a youth foundation and develop citizenship skills.