What's With the Colors?
SVP is bold and bright—and we look a little bit different in each community. We invite you to get engaged in a personal way as you explore this website by selecting your own colors!
Witness your investments put into action.
We support and work with the most innovative non-profit organizations to strengthen their impact in our community.
They are tackling some of our community’s most pressing issues – and they are ready to take their work to the next level. SVP is honored to be their accomplice.
The application process for 2019 is now closed.
SVP Calgary recognizes that we are not the experts in addressing community and social issues. We respect the knowledge and experience that others have in our community to effectively address those problems.
SVP is honoured to have worked with more than 22 local nonprofits since 2000 and provided more than $2.3 million in unrestricted grants. These organizations include:
Dare to Care
Dare to Care is a Calgary-based non-profit founded in 1998 because of a need to address the pervasive and [...] Read More »
LINKages is a registered charity, first founded as the Friends of Seniors in 1994. Over the last 20 [...] Read More »
CanLearn Society is an innovator in family literacy programs. We are leaders in the field of Learning [...] Read More »
The alex has been providing innovative and effective health and social solutions for Calgarians in need. Since 2008, The Alex Youth Health Centre (YHC) has been making a difference in the lives of Calgary's youth aged 12-24. We understand the unique challenges faced by vulnerable youth in our community. Read More »
EvenStart for Children Foundation
The EvenStart for Children Foundation aims to give at risk children who are economically disadvantaged, the educational, therapeutic, nutritional, and nurturing supports necessary to gain an ‘even start’ in their lives. Read More »
Brown Bagging for Calgary's Kids
BB4CK works in partnership with the Calgary Board of Education and the Calgary Separate School District to combat increasing numbers of students attending Calgary schools without a lunch. Read More »
Youth Central- Calgary Urban Vibe
Youth Central envisions a society where all youth participate in shaping a vibrant community. This vision is based on the firm belief that young people who experience involvement and philanthropy at an early age grow up with an ongoing sense of responsibility. Read More »
Community Kitchen- Souperstars
The Souper Stars Program is a youth program offered under Community Kitchen Program of Calgary. The program is specifically designed to teach elementary students in grades 4 to 6, how to attain a safer and healthier lifestyle. Read More »
The Lord Beaverbrook T.E.A.M. Leadership Group is a student-directed initiative that builds the capacity of high school students with leadership potential. Read More »
Servants Anonymous Society
Servants Anonymous Society of Calgary [SAS] is a non-profit agency formed in 1989 to address the issues of women involved in, or at risk of involvement in, the sex trade. Read More »
Calgary Reads is an early literacy initiative changing the lives of struggling grade 1 and 2 readers and their families in Calgary and area schools. Read More »
The Hera Society
Therapeutic Programming for Adolescent Girls at Risk offers integrated services to adolescent girls experiencing extreme challenges in their lives. Read More »
Autism Aspergers Friendship Society (AAFS)
AAFS Provides Respite Care in a Recreational Environment for children, youth and adults on the Autism Spectrum; including but not limited to Autism, Aspergers, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Non Verbal Learning Disorder. Read More »
Two Wheel View
Two Wheel View (TWV) provides leadership, environmental and cultural exchange programs to young people through their participation in bicycle education and expedition programs. The mission of TWV is to educate young people on the environment and local culture of areas in Canada and abroad through their participation in educational bicycle programs and expeditions. Read More »
CUPS One World
The CUPS One World Child Development Centre is an early intervention education centre that operates with the philosophy of providing a nurturing, caring, educational environment to help children and their low-income families reach their full potential. Read More »
We strengthen families by creating learning opportunities that build confidence, competence and connection through life's transitions. Read More »