The Calgary Foundation (CF) is a Calgary wide funder that acts as a catalyst and convener, working to build a strong chartable sector that serves all Calgarians. They inspire philanthropy and facilitate strong connections between donors and community organizations. The CF achieves its mission through five vital priorities: poverty reduction, strengthening relationships with Indigenous populations, pursuing a sustainable future, living a creative life, and encouraging mental health.
Beginning in 2015, KRD consulting has worked with the Calgary Foundation on evaluating and editing their vital priorities. The CF’s diverse approach to supporting the Calgary community is one of their competitive advantages, however, it also requires an evaluation approach that is robust, synthetic and capable of surfacing significant learning. To maximize on these needs, KRD provided training and coaching supports to the Calgary Foundation staff and stakeholders guiding them in conducting Outcome Harvests.
This role is ongoing.