Discover how donors and charities impact the lives of people in Southwestern Alberta.

About Giving Together

Published annually by the Community Foundation, Giving Together is a magazine that highlights stories about donors and charities throughout Southwestern Alberta.

The 2016 edition of Giving Together marked a milestone in the Community Foundation's history, celebrating 50 years of service to our region.

2017's Giving Together publication will be released in September.

50 Years of Giving Together 2014 Giving Together

"Charity begins at home, and southwestern Alberta is our home."

- Eric Hillman, Foundation Donor


How the Community Foundation Helps

Our History

Our History

A Seed is Planted

Donor Stories

Donors create a legacy by establishing a fund that supports the community, now and forever.

Community Priorities Fund Givers

John and Irene Frouws

John and Irene Frouws

July 2013

John and Irene Frouws left a significant portion of their estate to the Community Foundation with the intent for their gift to support areas of most pressing need, now and forever.

The Frouws Story

Charity Fund Supporters

Jean B. Willoughby

Jean B. Willoughby

October 2015

The Jean B. Willoughby Fund is a Donor Designated Fund that supports the YWCA Women's Leadership program with an annual grant.

The Jean B. Willoughby Story

Donors Areas of Interest

Ida and Elmer Wiens

Ida and Elmer Wiens

July 2013

The Ida and Elmer Wiens Fund is a Field of Interest Fund that supports charities working to enhance the lives of children with disabilities.

The Ida Wiens Story