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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 the Ministry of Advanced Education.

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

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
Deaf and Hear Alberta
Elizabeth Fry Society

Families Matter
Kindred Connections Society
The Alex
The Immigrant Education Society (TIES)
The Women’s Centre
Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Alberta Provincial Council
Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth

Community Partners

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.

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.

CALP PD Partners

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

Alberta Routes supports ELL practitioners. This program is part of