The Muttart Foundation is a private foundation which supports charities in Canada, primarily in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Strengthening the Charitable Sector

The Muttart Foundation believes that Canada is best served through a strong, independent and interconnected voluntary sector. It also believes that foundations and other funders can help ensure the sector maintains and gains strength.

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Early Childhood Education and Care

The Early years of a child’s life provide the foundation for development. A healthy birth, a nurturing home environment, and caring and supportive communities are critical in helping every child reach their full potential.

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What We Do

Charitable Activites

The Foundation undertakes and funds its own program activities and initiatives. The Foundation does not seek external applications in respect to this work.

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Granting Programs

Funding under the Bursary and Training programs is available to social service charities and early childhood education and care charities.

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The Foundation is pleased to assist the charitable sector by providing various publications that relate to the information needs of the sector.

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Recent News

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Muttart’s proposal to the Senate
October 10, 2018

The Muttart Foundation has released its submission to the Special Committee of the Senate on the Charitable Sector. This Committee, long advocated by Muttart, is charged with examining the laws and policies that affect Canada’s charities and not-for-profit organizations. Muttart’s submission lists the most important recommendations it feels are necessary in the regulatory field, and…

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Bylaws Refresher Session – April 12th
April 04, 2018

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.

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MacEwan University – Conservatory of Music Concerts
March 03, 2018

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.

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Who We Are

The Muttart Foundation was incorporated as a private charitable foundation in 1953 by Merrill and Gladys Muttart.