The Muttart Foundation is a private foundation which supports charities in Canada, primarily in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Strengthening the Charitable Sector

The Muttart Foundation believes that Canada is best served through a strong, independent and interconnected voluntary sector. It also believes that foundations and other funders can help ensure the sector maintains and gains strength.

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Early Childhood Education and Care

The Early years of a child’s life provide the foundation for development. A healthy birth, a nurturing home environment, and caring and supportive communities are critical in helping every child reach their full potential.

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What We Do

Charitable Activites

The Foundation undertakes and funds its own program activities and initiatives. The Foundation does not seek external applications in respect to this work.

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Granting Programs

Funding under the Bursary and Training programs is available to social service charities and early childhood education and care charities.

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Publications

The Foundation is pleased to assist the charitable sector by providing various publications that relate to the information needs of the sector.

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Recent News

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Muttart Releases New Report – Roadmap to a Quality Early Learning and Child Care System in Alberta
November 29, 2021

The Muttart Foundation is pleased to release the Roadmap to a Quality Early Learning and Child Care System in Alberta. This document is the collaborative effort of six partners: the Canadian Child Care Federation and its Alberta Leaders’ Caucus, Child Care Now and its Alberta Chapter, the YMCA of Northern Alberta and the Muttart Foundation….

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Muttart Releases New Report – Roadmap to a Quality Early Learning and Child Care System in Saskatchewan
November 10, 2021

The Muttart Foundation is pleased to release the Roadmap to a Quality Early Learning and Child Care System in Saskatchewan. This document is the collaborative effort of six partners: the Canadian Child Care Federation and its Saskatchewan Leaders’ Caucus, Child Care Now and its Saskatchewan Chapter, the Saskatchewan Early Childhood Association (SECA) and the Muttart…

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CCVO Receives $750k Funding Commitment from Muttart Foundation
November 9, 2021

The Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (CCVO) will receive renewed and increased funding from The Muttart Foundation. At a recent meeting, Muttart’s Board of Directors authorized a further five years of funding to CCVO to assist it with its core operating costs. Funding will increase to $150,000 per year from the current level of $100,000…

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Who We Are

The Muttart Foundation was incorporated as a private charitable foundation in 1953 by Merrill and Gladys Muttart.