2018 Community Program Page

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Community Programs and Initiatives

We would like to extend thanks to the major financial supporters of community initiatives & United Way programs that provide critical support to individuals and families in the Alberta Capital Region every day.


All in for Youth

All in for Youth brings together programs and services in a new way to help every child achieve their very best, by providing support to them and their families.

Funding Partners:

Allard Foundation Ltd

The Butler Family Foundation

City of Edmonton | Family and Community Support Services

Community Initiatives Program (through Government of Alberta)

CN Community Board

Edmonton Civic Employees Charitable Assistance Fund

Edmonton Community Foundation

Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation

Edmonton Public Schools

EPCOR *Catalyst Partner*


Mental Health Foundation

Melton Foundation

MK Group of Companies

Rapid Fire Theatre

Rogers Communications Canada Inc



Major Individual Funders:

Lorraine Bodnarek & Ed Cyrankiewicz & Family

John R Day

Stuart Lee


Coats for Kids & Families

Providing clean, gently used coats and warm winter clothing for children and families in need in the Alberta Capital Region.

Flagship Partner:

Page the Cleaner


Communities United

Communities United offers community members in five northeast Edmonton neighbourhoods the opportunity to come together to improve circumstances for the individuals and families who live there.

Funding Partners:

City of Edmonton | Family and Community Support Services

Edmonton Community Foundation

RBC Foundation


Community Mental Health Action Plan

The Community Mental Health Action Plan is a partnership of more than 50 organizations working to help all organizations involved in mental health and addiction in Edmonton and Alberta maximize supports and services.

Funding Partners:

City of Edmonton | Family and Community Support Services

Family and Community Support Services Association of Alberta

Government of Alberta | Ministry of Advanced Education

Government of Alberta | Ministry of Community and Social Services

Government of Alberta | Ministry of Health


Dentons Make Your Mark On Poverty

Make your Mark on Poverty is a school grant opportunity for teachers and students to take their energy and passion for a poverty-free community and turn it into action.

Funding Partners:

Dentons Canada LLP



Direct Energy Emergency Fund

Providing an emergency fund for people in the Alberta Capital Region who are experiencing utility-related acute financial crises

Funding Partner:

Direct Energy



EndPoverty Edmonton

EndPoverty Edmonton is a community-based initiative aimed at advancing a vision of share prosperity for all, where every Edmontonian has an equal opportunity to live, work, participate and thrive.

Funding Partners:

City of Edmonton | Family and Community Support Services

Edmonton Community Foundation


Empower U

Empower U – Building Confident Futures Initiative  combines financial literacy programs with a 1:2 matched savings component. Bringing together 19 partner organizations, including 10 service providing agencies,  ATB Financial, and 6 other supporting partners.  

Funding Partners:

ATB Financial

City of Edmonton | Family and Community Support Services

Edmonton Community Foundation

Stollery Charitable Foundation


Financial Pathways Collaborative

Financial Pathways Collaborative is a unique collaboration of eight financial institutions, United Way, City of Edmonton and e4c.  Through this collaborative banking volunteers present Each One, Teach One workshops providing financial education to community members who are financially vulnerable and helps build their knowledge, skills and confidence to make the right financial decisions for themselves.

Funding Partners:

ATB Financial

BMO Financial Group

Canadian Western Bank


RBC Royal Bank



Servus Credit Union

TD Bank Group

City of Edmonton


InKind Exchange

InKind Exchange is a convenient, cost effective way for charities to acquire office furniture, technology and personal care products.

Funding Partner:

City of Edmonton | Family and Community Support Services


The Kid Kit

The Kid Kit helps parents support their children with tools for early learning. 

Funding Partner:

Zupan Kid Kit Program Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation



Tools for School

Tools for School is committed to ensure every child in the Alberta Capital Region has access to the supplies necessary to reach their fill academic potential

Flagship Partners:

Staples Canada


Women United 

Helping some of the most vulnerable girls in our city to complete high school with pride in themselves, their community and their culture.

Funding Partners:

Porsche Centre Edmonton

Qualico Group



New Partnerships & Campaigns

We would like to thank the following organizations for their new support & partnership with United Way of the Alberta Capital region during the 2018 Campaign.  

Anthem United

Bayshore Health

CN Community Board

Costco Wholesale - Nisku #1270

Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

Engineered Containment Inc.


Fairley Erker Advisory Group

Porsche Centre Edmonton

IG Wealth Management

Kingston Ross Pasnak

Lloyd Sadd Insurance Brokers

NAIOP Edmonton Association

Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities

Parsson Investment Limited

Premium Outlet Collection EIA

Riva CRM Integration

Rogers Communications Canada Inc. 

Sherwood Park Chevrolet


The Alberta Chambers of Commerce

Urban Greek

Western Noise Control Ltd.