Gordon Forbes

Energize: the Campaign for Eyes High

Thank you. Together we have achieved an incredible, historic milestone for the University of Calgary, and for our community. 

Investing in the future of engineering

As a member of the very first class of engineers to graduate from the University of Calgary, Gordon Forbes is a part of UCalgary history — and he’s investing in its future with a legacy gift in support of the next generation of engineers.

These are the stories — your stories — of how meaningful giving can change people, and the world, for the better.

Sikh Studies rooted in community

The Faculty of Arts' Sikh Studies program is set to expand, thanks to community support and a record-breaking Giving Day crowdfunding campaign.

Finding balance — on and off the court

Ezeoha Santiago has had to perfect the art of balancing two demanding pursuits: athletics and academics. Thanks to donors and volunteers, the Sixth Man Club has his back.

Meet the Energizers

Meet the donors

We are energized by the generosity of people who empower excellence on campus and in our community every single day. These remarkable individuals have shaped UCalgary’s success and positively transformed us.


What can you do with $1.41 billion?

As it turns out, a whole lot of incredible world-changing things. Positive, lasting transformation — fueled by your vision and involvement — is well underway on campus, in our community and beyond.

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Energize campaign report

Energize: The Campaign for Eyes High is the third-largest successfully completed fundraising campaign in Canadian history. We have more than a billion reasons to celebrate, but the most important reason is you

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