Is your organization looking to update its bylaws to stay current in an evolving non-profit sector?

ECVO is partnering with the Government of Alberta and the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission to deliver a bylaws session for non-profits registered under the Societies Act. To register for this session or find out more information, click here.

In celebration of The Muttart Foundation 65th Anniversary we have partnered with the MacEwan University’s Conservatory of Music to host a series of concerts. The will be held in Muttart Hall at the Alberta College campus of MacEwan University. For more information on the concerts and to get your tickets, please click here.

This article from Nonprofit Quarterly talks about situations where a charity may need a loan.

The Muttart Foundation has made loans to charities for more than 20 years.  They can take the form of mortgages, lines of credit, interim construction financing and more.

Not every loan request can be granted: the Foundation will do a full due-diligence review to ensure the charity’s ability to repay the loan.  Loans are ONLY made to registered charities.

If this seems to make sense to you, contact the Foundation’s Executive Director, Bob Wyatt, at

The Muttart Foundation’s Board Directors is encouraging the government to maintain the current exemption to the Lobbyists Act that is enjoyed by charities and other public-good not-for-profits.  The Foundation does not see any reason for the changes proposed that would eliminate that exemption for any organization that has more than four staff.  For a copy of the full letter, click here.

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The Muttart Foundation has prepared the current discussion paper. Through a review of the role of municipal level governments in supporting early learning and care, this paper presents arguments and raises questions on the possible roles Alberta municipal level governments might play, and the responsibilities they might take on, to advance the public management, planning and delivery of services.

Engaging Alberta Municipal Level Governments