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About Us

Calgary Learns is a granting agency that supports foundational learning for adult Calgarians. Through community consultations, research and needs assessments, we help our members respond to current learning issues. We make community-based learning accessible, and promote the value of learning.


  • Relevance: We respond to the changing needs of adult learners, community organizations and practitioners that support foundational learning in Calgary.
  • Community Participation: We consult and collaborate with the community in decisions that may affect them. We work with our community partners and funders in a respectful and strategic way to achieve mutual goals.
  • Due Diligence: We demonstrate transparency and accountability in the management of the affairs of the organization to ensure credibility in the community and with our funders.
  • Inclusivity: We respect the various cultural and individual ways that adults learn.