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Burns Memorial Fund in partnership with United Way and Mount Royal University’s Institute for Nonprofit Studies are convening a Community of Practice focused on building and strengthening healthy natural supports.

Interested organizations are encouraged to submit an expression of interest letter by November 14, 2014. For contact information and more details, click here.


Created as a trust by Senator Patrick Burns…

Burns Memorial Fund (BMF) works to enhance the education, health and well-being of young Calgarians.

Senator Burns was a prominent businessman and philanthropist who passed away in 1937. He left his legacy to the children of Calgary. Today, BMF carries on his work through three main funds that each have their own granting programs. For more information on the grants provided through these funds, check out the programs here.