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Be a force for local good and join us in strengthening our community, ensuring that no one is left behind.

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100% Local

You truly care about our community and the issues that affect it. By joining forces with others who share your values, we work together to build a community where everyone has the chance to thrive.

Supporting United Way means driving systemic change. Together, we make the most of your resources by fostering collaboration and amplifying our impact.

Your contributions go farther and wider where you’ll see the direct impact right here in our community.

United Way is proud to be recognized by independent organization Charity Intelligence Canada, which rates us as one of the top 100 fundraising organizations in Canada. With a 5 out of 5 rating, we are commended for our reporting, financial transparency, impact on the community, efficient use of funds, and dedication to addressing critical needs.

By supporting United Way, you can be sure that your philanthropic investments will receive the highest level of stewardship, oversight, and accountability. United Way directs your contribution to the area of greatest community need, both emergent and long-term.

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Your donation to United Way stays 100% local, providing life-changing support to individuals and families within our community.


Tax Credits for Charitable Giving

Supporting United Way helps those in your community and doesn’t cost as much as you think. Take a look at the tax credit table to see how your donation can work for you too.

Annual Donation$365$1,200$5,000$10,000
Alberta Tax Credit$54.65$230$1,028$2,078
Federal Tax Credit$77.85$320$1,422$2,872
Total Tax Credit$132.50$550$2,450$4,950

*These examples are based on an annual taxable income of under $200,000. Please visit Canada Revenue Agency’s website or speak to a financial advisor for a detailed analysis of how tax credits can apply to you.

A Trusted Leader in the Social Sector

As a trusted leader in the social sector, United Way is committed to being accountable to our community. We maintain transparency by publicly reporting clear information about our financials, administration, compensation costs, and the impact we make.

Our independent volunteer governance Board plays a crucial role in ensuring responsible financial oversight. They review and approve our budgets, guaranteeing that our work delivers excellent value for our community.

For a detailed breakdown, our annual reports and financial statements are readily available.

Administration costs play a critical role in supporting our mission. They fund salaries, provide essential backbone support like fundraising, research and reporting, communication, and technology, and enable us to create and collaborate on valuable programs across the social service sector, benefiting both smaller non-profits and the broader community.

Our administrative costs may fluctuate annually due to various factors, including the total funds raised, the growing demand for social services, and economic and strategic considerations. Rest assured, we uphold strong fiscal responsibility as a leader in our sector.


Your donation to United Way stays 100% local, providing life-changing support to individuals and families within your community.

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