Burns Memorial Fund is responsible for The Children’s Fund (a private charitable foundation which supports low-income families and charitable organizations working with children) and The Police and Fire Funds (two non-profit trusts focused on the children of police officers and fire fighters). These Funds are a gift from Senator Patrick Burns to Calgary’s citizens. For more information about Senator Burns, visit the About Us section. For more information on the grants provided through each Fund, click the following links.
- Children’s Fund – High School Students, Community Organization Grants, Support for Low Income Families, Oral Health Program
- The Fire Fund – Post Secondary Grants, Special Needs Grants
- The Police Fund – Post Secondary Grants, Special Needs Grants
Burns Memorial Fund also distributes funds on behalf of the Campbell McLaurin Foundation for Hearing Deficiencies. Please visit the following link for more information.