Community and Social Sector Development - United Way Alberta Capital Region

Community and Social Sector Development

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region brings programs, partners, and initiatives together to create lasting solutions in our community. We unlock solutions to meet Edmonton and area’s greatest needs by supporting over 100 programs, partnerships, and initiatives and working with more than 50 community agencies in the region.

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What We Do

We work collaboratively across the social services sector, identifying pressing community needs, and convening partnerships across the region to implement solutions with greatest impact.

Local charities and non-profits are feeling increased pressure and requests for help as the need in our community also grows. United Way provides critical funding and backbone administrative support, so local agencies can focus on delivering much-needed programs and services.

In addition, United Way staff provide expertise, coordination, and information-sharing on the following committees and initiatives:

  • ABLE – Asset Building Learning
  • Exchange Network
  • Alberta Financial Empowerment Collaborative
  • Community Stewardship Committee
  • Community University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth and Families (CUP), Steering Committee
  • Edmonton Council for Early Learning & Care
  • Edmonton Local Immigration Partnership (ELIP)
  • Edmonton Financial Empowerment Collaborative (EFEC)
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Program Advisory Committee – NorQuest College
  • Evaluation Capacity Network Steering Committee
  • Financial Education Resource Committee
  • Funders Forum
  • Funders Liaison Network (FLN)
  • Living Hope – Edmonton Suicide Prevention Strategy Leadership Team
  • Network of Indigenous Funders of Alberta
  • Poverty Awareness Committee of Fort Saskatchewan
  • Psychosocial Disaster Network
  • Race-Based/Identity-Based Data Community Table
  • Sector Strategy for Pandemic Recovery
  • Tri-Regions Champions Table
  • Women and Money Committee