'I give because of my mom'

On Giving Day, and every day, UCalgary donors are united by meaningful personal stories rooted in passion for igniting change in the world

Spark meaningful change

Great cities need great universities, and great universities are built on great philanthropy.

Energize: The Campaign for Eyes High is positively charging our campus community, our city and beyond for the next 50 years.

What happens next starts with you.

Invest in a different kind of energy and see the change you can make.

Overall goal: 1.3 billion

Raised to date: $1,252,951,994

Donors: 27,795

Gifts to date: 74,862

Campaign progress

To date, we’ve raised more than $1 billion of our $1.3 billion dollar goal, but we’re not done yet. Thanks to more than 25,000 donors, we're transforming UCalgary every day, in every way.

Energizing the next generation of veterinary leaders

A lifelong commitment to animal care and welfare was the springboard for a transformational donation from Jack Anderson and his daughter Wynne Chisholm to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

Their family cattle ranch, located in the foothills of Alberta and covering a remarkable 19,000 acres with an estimated value of $44 million, will create the W. A. Ranches at the University of Calgary.

Energizing the Future

A $20-million gift ushers in a new era of learning at the Haskayne School of Business.

Through Ronald P. Mathison’s philanthropic investment, we will enrich the student experience through the creation of a state-of the art learning environment.

Together, we are inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurial, innovative and collaborative business leaders. 

How do we ensure everyone can realize their full potential?

How do we ensure everyone can realize their full potential?

Together, we will ignite the minds of tomorrow’s business, thought and community leaders.

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How does research make my life better?

How does research make my life better?

Together, we will fuel transformational change and help our researchers solve society’s most complex challenges.

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How does a university contribute to community building?

How does a university contribute to community building?

Together, we will actively engage with our communities and one another, bridging people with opportunities.

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Campaign Advisors

The University of Calgary acknowledges the valuable support of its dedicated campaign volunteers, including:

  • Mark Blackwell
  • Geoffrey Cumming
  • Joanne Cuthbertson
  • James (Jim) Dinning, C.M.
  • W. David Duckett
  • Charlie Fischer
  • Chen Fong
  • Richard F. (Dick) Haskayne, O.C, AOE
  • Lois Haskayne
  • Wayne Henuset
  • Elizabeth Henuset
  • H. Douglas Hunter
  • Diane Hunter
  • Brenda Mackie
  • Keith MacPhail   
  • Zainool Mamdani
  • David O’Brien, O.C.
  • Gail O’Brien
  • Seymour Schulich, O.C.
  • John Simpson
  • Donald Taylor, O.C.
  • Ruth Taylor
  • Michael J. Tims
  • Mac Van Wielingen
  • David Werklund