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Recognition

Supporting the citizenship of people with disabilities

Recognition

Skills Society would not be possible without the support of passionate people and committed partners. We would like to thank you all for supporting the citizenship journeys of people with disabilities.


Donors

Dennis Cooper
Bronwyn MacKinnon
Bob & Martha Adams
Patricia Bokenfohr
John & Marilyn Carr
Pat Conrad
Robert & Catherine De Frece
Lyric Douchet – La Brie

Roxanna Gonzalez
Robert Herring
Donald & Carol Inglis
Anne-Marie Kallal
Jerome Klein
Perry Longinotti
Bradley Murray
Peter Olusanya

Evan & Mary Lou Renaerts
Betty (Jean) Taylor
Sima Sherzad
Davina Tait
Darlene Williams
Jake & Trudy Zeldenrust


Project Support

Jody Bailey: Project Citizenship Website Development

Electronic Recycling Association: In-kind laptop donation

Jeanine Alexander, Edmonton Calligraphic Society: Long Term Employee and Brunch Invitations.

Jeanine Alexander was a founding member of the Edmonton Calligraphic Society and returned to the group in her retirement. She enjoys the challenge of teaching adults and not having to decide between who she likes more… “the letters always win but at playschool I think the kids usually did.”


Grants, Endowment, & Awards

  • Skills Society Endowment Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation
    Interest earned in 2016: $7,987
  • Skills Society Cable Family Endowment Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation
    Interest earned in 2016: $8,807
  • Skills Society Endowment Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation
    Interest earned in 2015: $7,677
  • Skills Society Cable Family Endowment Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation
    Interest earned in 2015: $8,505
  • Ogilvie Fund at Edmonton Community Foundation: $500
  • Edmonton Community Foundation: Support of the Edmonton Shift Lab Collaboration, 2016
  • Edmonton Community Foundation: $4000
    2016 Community Based Research Project (Skills Society, Community Service Learning (U of A) & Kule Institute for Advanced Studies (KIAS).
  • Neighborhood Revitalization Program, City of Edmonton” $9,900
    Little Italy Community Garden, 2016
  • Alberta Culture and Tourism, Government of Alberta: $35,000
    Community Initiatives Program – Service Planning and Delivery Platform
  • Alberta Culture and Tourism, Government of Alberta: $70,000
    Community Facility Enhancement Program Grant, 2015 –  Citizen Action Lab and Community Research Space
  • RBC Foundation: $8,000
    CommuniTEA Infusion project, 2015
  • RBC: $2,000
    Little Italy Community Garden Project, 2015
  • TELUS Community Board: $11,200
    CommuniTEA Infusion project, 2015
  • Urban Spirits Rotary Club: $1350
    Little Italy Community Garden Project, 2015
  • West Edmonton Business Association
    Annual Golf Tournament 2015 – Charity of Choice
  • Royal Alexandra Hospital Employee’s Charitable Donations Fund: $2,600
    Health & Safety – 2015 & 2016
  • Jasper Place High School: $200
  • Capital Region Housing Corporation: $250
  • Manasc Isaac: $10,000
    Manasc Isaac Blue Sky Award – In-kind architectural consulting to develop a Social Innovation Lab and Meeting Space at Skills
  • Alberta Culture & Community Spirit Program Government of Alberta: $7638.18
    Community Spirit Grant 2012 – 2013 for operations
  • U of A Alumni Student Engagement: $5000
    Sponsorship for the CommuniTEA Infusion Project
  • EAC (Edmonton Arts Council) Community Arts Program Grant: $3320
    Collaborative workshops between Skills Society and SNAP (Society of Northern Alberta Print) artists to explore the theme of citizenship and disability through art.
  • Thanks to the City of Edmonton for their support and recognition of the importance of art to our City.
  • Caleb Manor: $1509
    Residents and staff – silent auction and raffle in support of Woodcroft Children’s Respite Home
  • Field Law Community Fund: $2000
    In support of the Project Citizenship Citizen Action Hall
  • CAW Canadian Auto Workers Association Local 350: $300