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Our Partners

Calgary Learns does not work alone. Our work in the adult foundational learning community is made possible thanks to the generous support and partnership with our funders.  Our work is then realized and enhanced by our wonderful partnerships with our funded programs, and with our community and provincial professional development partners.


Our Community Adult Learning Program (CALP) grant is provided by Advanced Education

A three-year grant from the Calgary Foundation supports our work in serving Indigenous adult learners and towards Reconciliation.

The Rotary Club contributes to our Literacy and Poverty project, Equity for All.

Program Partners

The adult foundational programming that we support is delivered by our program partners at the following organizations:

Aboriginal Futures
Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS)
Calgary John Howard Society (CJHS)
Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA)
CanLearn Society
Centre for Newcomers
Closer to Home
Elizabeth Fry Society

Families Matter
Kindred Connections Society (formerly Catholic Family Services)
Inside Out Theatre
Making Changes
The Alex
The Immigrant Education Society (TIES)

Community Partners

Community Tables – Calgary Learns is part of a number of local community tables.  These are great reciprocal learning opportunities.

Community Leaders – We are grateful to the numerous community leaders that lend their expertise to our grant review teams.

Poverty – Calgary Learns partners with organizations throughout Calgary to collectively work on Calgary’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, Enough for All 2.0. We actively champion the Adult Literacy and Foundational Learning lever of change.

CALP PD Partners

Our Provincial CALP PD partners further enhance our local professional development opportunities for practitioners in Calgary.

Rural Routes supports ELL practitioners. This program is part of