Jun 08
2021

Fall 2021

Fall 2021

The Butler Family Foundation board will be meeting in October 2021 to determine grants.  Please contact Shannon Butler at shannon@butlerfamilyfoundation.ca for more information on how to apply! We give to Edmonton based charities that support children…

Jun 07
2021

Spring Grants Approved 2021

Spring Grants Approved 2021

Our board met to determine our spring grants in May. We are grateful to be able to support the following organizations: ABC Headstart Family Wellness Program; Second Harvest Food Rescue; Edmonton Symphony Orchestra YONA sistema; Sport Central Sporting…

Feb 09
2021

Spring Grants 2021

Spring Grants 2021

We have May 11 set for our Spring Meeting date and will be taking applications from Edmonton based charities in the area of children and families. Please email me at shannon@butlerfamilyfoundation.ca for more information should your organization wish…

Dec 11
2020

Fall 2020 Grants Awarded

Fall 2020 Grants Awarded

Our Fall grants include the following charities: YWCA $20,000.00; YMCA of Northern Alberta $20,000.00; YESS $20,000.00; iHuman $10,000.00; CASA $20,000.00; Intercultural Child and Family Centre $10,000.00; Little Warriors $10,000.00; Free2BMe $10,000.00;…

Jun 17
2020

Fall 2020

Fall 2020

We will be meeting as a board in the fall of 2020 to determine grants. We are still focusing on the needs of children and youth as a priority. ...

Jun 17
2020

May 2020 Grants Awarded

May 2020 Grants Awarded

The following grants were awarded at our Spring 2020 meeting: United Way Covid-19 Relief: $50,000.00; Out of School Time Collaborative $25,000.00; Edmonton's Food Bank: $10,000.00; Sport Central: $10,000.00; ABC Head Start, $10,000.00; Parents Empowering…

Nov 20
2019

May 2020 Board Meeting

May 2020 Board Meeting

We will be accepting applications for the spring of 2020 in the area of children, youth and Families. Please email shannon@butlerfamilyfoundation.ca for more information. ...

Nov 19
2019

October 2019 Grants Awarded

October 2019 Grants Awarded

The Butler Family Foundation board met on October 29 to determine its' fall grants: YWCA Walk in Counselling Program $20,000.00; Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton Volunteer Recruitment and Training $20,000.00; CASA Prekindergarten…

Jul 10
2019

Fall 2019 Applications

Fall 2019 Applications

The Butler Family Foundation will be meeting at the end of October to determine its Fall Grants. Interested Edmonton based charities that serve children and families may call or text Shannon Butler at 7804881823. Thank you! ...

Jul 10
2019

Spring 2019 Grants Awarded

The Butler Family Foundation's spring grants were determined at the end of May: Adaptabilities- $10,000 toward Mobile Sensory Kits; Women in Need Growing Stronger (WINGS)- $15,000.00 toward the Rocky Forest Daycare and Out of School Care; $8000.00 toward…

Jul 19
2018

October 2018 Board Meeting

October 2018 Board Meeting

The Butler Family Foundation's Board will be meeting in October 2018 to determine grants, specifically in the area of children and families. For more information call or text Shannon Butler directly at 7804881823. Thanks! ...

Jul 19
2018

MAY 2018 Donations

MAY 2018 Donations

Here is a list of the Butler Family Foundation's May 2018 donations: Youth Philanthropy Initiative, $10,000.00; University of Alberta's Uschool Program $15,000.00; United Way Out of School Time Summer Camp Collaboration $25,000.00; Telus World of Science's…

Apr 05
2018

May 2018 Meeting

May 2018 Meeting

We have our Foundation Board meeting date set for the end of May 2018 and are no longer accepting applications for our spring meeting. We are now looking for applications for our Fall 2018 meeting. Please contact Shannon Butler directly if you are interested…

Jan 12
2018

October 2017 Meeting News

October 2017 Meeting News

Here is a list of the donations that were approved at the Butler Family Foundation Fall 2017 board meeting: Kids Help Line, Youth Orchestra of Northern Sistema, ABC Headstart, BGBigs Edmonton, Jasper Place Wellness Centre, YESS, Fusion Fellowship, Kidsport,…

Jul 24
2017

October 2017 Meeting

October 2017 Meeting

Our next board meeting will be at the end of October 2017. Please contact Shannon Butler by email, text or phone to inquire. Thanks!...

Jul 24
2017

May 2017 Board Meeting

May 2017 Board Meeting

We are proud to announce our May 2017 Board meeting donations: Uschool, University of Alberta, $15,000.00; OST Collaborative, United Way, $30,000.00; Centre for Arts and Music, Rock n Roll Society, $5000.00; Colored Tears Summer Day Camps, Pilgrim's…

Dec 21
2016

May 2017 Board Meeting

May 2017 Board Meeting

We are currently accepting proposals for our May 2017 Board Meeting. Please email Shannon Butler directly at Shannon@butlerfamilyfoundation.ca for more information and to see if your organization might qualify. We focus on funding Edmonton based programming…

Nov 01
2016

October 2016 Board Meeting

October 2016 Board Meeting

We are please to announce the following grants approved by our board at the October 2016 Board Meeting: iHuman Links Program $5000.00; Mennonite Centre for Newcomers Free Footie $12,100.00, Canadian Mental Health Association New Chairs and Brochures…

Nov 01
2016

October 2016 Board Meeting

We are please to announce the following grants for our October 2016 Board Meeting: iHuman Links Program $5000.00; Mennonite Centre for Newcomers Free Footie $12,100.00, Canadian Mental Health Association New Chairs and Brochures $5491.15, Stollery Hospital…

May 06
2016

April 2016 Board Meeting

April 2016 Board Meeting

April 2016 Board Meeting The Butler Family Foundation's board met on April 19 and determined its spring grants. We are happy to announce the following donations: CASA Foundation, Capital Campaign, $5000.00; University of Alberta, USchool, ; $15,000.00;…

Nov 01
2015

October 2015 Board Meeting

October 2015 Board Meeting

We had our family board meeting on October 27, 2015. Here is a list of the grants that were distributed: Junior Achievement $30,000.00 towards Financial Literacy Programs; Inner City Youth Development Association $16,500.00 towards Youth Support Program;…

Jun 02
2015

May 2015 Board Meeting

May 2015 Board Meeting

We had our spring board meeting and I am pleased to share a list of our donations: University of Alberta USchool, CEASE Building Blocks for Families, ABC Head Start Expansion of Children Spaces, NAIT Multisport Camps, YOUCAN Psychological Services, EMCN…

Oct 30
2014

October 2014 Grants Awarded

October 2014 Grants Awarded

The Butler Family Foundation Board of Directors met on October 27 and 10 grants were awarded: Boys and Girls Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area Eat Smart in Clubs, Kidsport Kids in Sport, Kids in the Hall Life Management Workshops, Health…

Oct 27
2014

October 2014 Board Meeting

October 2014 Board Meeting

October 2014 Grants Awarded The Butler Family Foundation Board of Directors met on October 27 and 10 grants were awarded: Boys and Girls Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area Eat Smart in Clubs, Kidsport Kids in Sport, Kids in the Hall Life…

Sep 23
2014

Hello!

Hello!

Welcome to our new website! I hope that this will be a valuable source of information about our charitable foundation and a way to connect with new partners in the non profit community....

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