Soul of the City Neighbour Grants pitch night – 4:30pm, Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hosted by crowd-favourite emcee Andrew Phung, 10 Neighbour Grant finalist groups will pitch their big ideas to the audience and a panel of “friendly dragons”. The audience will then vote and select the top 5 community groups to each receive a $10,000 Soul of the City Neighbour Grant, provided by Calgary Foundation and RBC Foundation. […]

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CDLI Meet Up Opportunity March 28 – April 25, 2017

We postponed the March 28 meet up on Syrian refugee families to April 27 after finding out from our community partners that the end of March already has quite a few of activities focused on Syrian refugees. A critical issue identified by our community partners (Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS) & Syrian Refugee Support Group Calgary) […]

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Supporting Vibrant Neighborhoods with Howard Lawrence, Feb 10 & 11, 2017

Join Howard Lawrence and Anna Bubel from Edmonton as they share their work with The Edmonton Community Development Corporation, The 1000 Families Project and Abundant Communities Edmonton in three workshops on February 10 and 11. Find out more here at NewScoop YYC. Friday February 10, 10:00am – 3:00pm Tuxedo Park Community Association 202 29 Ave NE Calgary […]

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Soul of the City Neighbour Grants Celebration and 2017 Kick Off – Jan 14, 2017

This weekend, check out the video release and Neighbour Grants Celebration and kick off of the 2017 cycle of Soul of the City Neighbour Grants. Gather around with friends, neighbours and family to see a series of beautifully shot videos of five Calgary groups striving for community and neighbourhood revitalization. Organized by grant project partners: […]

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CD Employment Opportunity

The City of Calgary, has a posting for an Issue Strategist to lead the strategy development of the Future of Community Building project. Closing date is 2016/02/24. The City’s policies, practices and role in supporting these organizations will be examined and key stakeholders consulted, in order to identify and clarify appropriate roles and relationships for these […]

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Follow John McKnight

John McKnight, co-founder and co-director of the ABCD Institute is blogging! Please visit www.abundantcommunity.com to read his latest posts and learn more about his new publication, The Abundant Community, co-written with Peter Block.

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Jane’s Walk

Jane’s walk is a series of free neighbourhood walking tours held in cities around the world that helps put people in touch with their environment and with each other, creating a space for cities to discover themselves. Share stories and lead a walk in your neighbourhood or learn from others and join a Jane’s walk […]

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Neighbour Grant deadline March 17, 2015

Apply to receive $5,000 towards a project to improve or revitalize your neighbourhood. For more information on the Soul of the City Neighbour Grant program visit The Calgary Foundation.

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CD Employment Opportunity

The City of Calgary, Community and Neighbourhood Services (CNS)/Research and Strategy has a posting available for the position of Issue Strategist. One of the key strategies is to develop a neighbourhood framework for CNS.  Closing date: 2015/02/12 For more information….

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Upcoming funding opportunity

Burns Memorial Fund, The City of Calgary (Community and Neighbourhood Services), the RBC Foundation and United Way of Calgary and Area are piloting a collaborative funders’ table and jointly issuing this Call for Letters of Intent January 2015 for out-of-school programs. This collaborative initiative aims to serve vulnerable children and youth  aged 6-18, with a particular emphasis on 12-18 year […]

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