Pathfinders - United Way Alberta Capital Region


Pathfinders are influential members of the Alberta Capital Region who serve as philanthropic leaders by donating game-changing gifts of $10,000 or more annually.

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Exclusive Pathfinder Benefits

There are many ways to give, and when you become a Pathfinder, you will enjoy benefits including:

  • Charitable tax credit
  • Invitations to exclusive events
  • Exclusive volunteer opportunities for you and your family
  • Personalized updates on the impact of your gift

Tax Credits

Your donations are eligible for charitable tax credits, which can reduce the federal and provincial income tax you pay each year.

Tax Benefits
Annual Donation$10,000$50,000$100,000
Alberta Tax Credit$2,078$10,478$20,978
Federal Tax Credit$2,872$14,472$28,972
Total Tax Credit$5,050$25,050$50,050

For detailed information on how tax credits can impact your giving, visit Canada Revenue Agency’s website for more information.

The Bowhay’s Story

“When you see the need and you have the opportunity to support it, that’s what you do.” - Bob Bowhay Whether they’re requesting birthday gifts be donations to save endangered animals or volunteering time to community organizations, the Bowhay family values giving back to their community.

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Join our Major Donor Committee

As prominent members of the community, Pathfinders are passionate about creating long-term positive change in our region. Join fellow philanthropists as a member of United Way’s Major Donor Committee. These exceptional volunteers take their generosity to the next level as ambassadors who share their passion, motivating and encouraging others to join them in supporting United Way’s important work in our community.


To learn more about how you can make a significant impact in our community as a Pathfinder, please contact Darren Brennan, Relationship Manager, Leadership and Major Gifts by email [email protected] or phone 780-443-8373.

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