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CRRA recognizes excellence in Affordable Housing for homeless-serving sector.

  Last night at the Calgary Residential Rental Association 13th Annual Gala Award, CHF’s Claire building in Kingsland won the Building of the Year (26 – 100 units) award. This award recognizes the upkeep and ongoing operations of the building, renovation we’ve completed, tenant services, community gardens and other special features. In accepting the award, Jacqueline […]

CHF Welcomes new Board Member, Jeff Boyd

As Regional President for Alberta and the Territories, Jeff Boyd has overall responsibility for RBC’s Personal & Commercial Banking Businesses in the region. With RBC for over 20 years, Mr. Boyd has progressed through a variety of positions including senior management roles in both Retail and Commercial Banking and National Sales Strategy. Mr. Boyd is […]

L’ Utilisation de données dans le programme visant à mettre fin à l’itinérance à Calgary

Par: Nick Falvo, PhD Le 9 mars, j’ai fait une présentation sur l’itinérance adressée aux étudiants du séminaire d’études supérieures de Madame Susan Phillips à l’Université Carleton. Ceci est un cours obligatoire du programme de Master of Philanthropy and Non-Profit Leadership, et l’un des principaux thèmes du programme est que les organisations à but non lucratif […]

Using Data to End Homelessness in Calgary

By  Nick Falvo, PhD On March 9, I spoke on a panel in Professor Susan Phillips’ Policy and Program Evaluation course at Carleton University.  This is a required course in Carleton’s Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership program, and one of the program’s main themes is that non-profit organizations face strong expectations to demonstrate their […]

CHF Welcomes New Board Member, Dr. David Ross

Dr. David Ross comes to the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) Board of Director’s with a deep understanding and appreciation of our collective responsibility to take care of one another, especially people living on the margins. “Seeing what devolved in East Vancouver, seeing the growing number of folks living on the street and in what horrendous […]

Stepping Stone Manor: Where stories will begin again.

Where once an old and tired rooming house stood, a shiny new apartment building has risen from the ground. It is 4 stories tall. It is made of brick and mortar and steel and the hard labour of many. It is elegant, calm and welcoming. It is Stepping Stone Manor, a new 30 unit permanent supportive housing […]

Walk A Mile In Their Shoes

We all know that feeling. That hunker down, close your eyes against the snow, don’t breathe in too deeply or you’ll cough from the cold kind of feeling. Winter in Calgary. We boast that we’re tough, that we can withstand anything. We are, after all, Albertans. Forged in cold weather and an unpredictable mother nature. […]

Calgary Homebuilders Honoured

In November, 11 Calgary Homebuilders, who are members of the RESOLVE Campaign, were honoured at the National Philanthropy Day luncheon hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Calgary.     CHF is proud to be a partner in the RESOLVE Campaign. These exceptional philanthropists represent the best of Calgary and along with the Government of […]