Six years ago I was the grateful recipient of an award from the Sheehan Flint Family Fund. I was enrolled in my first year of the Teacher Education North program at Grande Prairie Regional College, a cohort of the University of Alberta.
With more than 70 years of history in our community, Grande Prairie is home to the Campbell family.
Giving through an endowment fund held at your Community Foundation is flexible and adaptable, not only for individuals and families, but for any group that wishes to build community.
Sometimes all it takes is a little boost in confidence to make a huge difference for a child. For a number of kids in Grande Prairie, that boost has come from the After-School Learning Adventures (ASLA) Program offered by the YMCA of Northern Alberta.
Soon to be graduating with a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Molecular Genetics, Alecia Sandboe is thankful for funding she received through the Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta’s Ronald W. Clarke Fund in 2014.
A sense of community is something that develops quickly each summer at Camp Tamarack.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead