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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Publications

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 Releases Survey Highlights from the ‘Early Learning and Child Care in Alberta: Results from a National Survey During the COVID-19 Pandemic’ Report
July 22, 2020

The Childcare Resource and Research Unit, the Canadian Child Care Federation, and Child Care Now distributed an online survey to child care centres and family child care homes designed to gather information on the state of child care service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic for the week of April 27 to May 1, 2020. A…

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Muttart Releases New Report – Early Learning and Child Care in Alberta: Results from a National Survey During the COVID-19 Pandemic
July 20, 2020

The Childcare Resource and Research Unit, the Canadian Child Care Federation, and Child Care Now distributed an online survey to child care centres and family child care homes designed to gather information on the state of child care service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic for the week of April 27 to May 1, 2020. Using…

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Submission to Alberta Children’s Services
June 24, 2020

The Muttart Foundation made its submission to MLA Tracy Allard to inform the Ministry of Children’s Services’ review of the Child Care Licensing Act and Regulation, set to expire on January 31, 2021. A copy of the submission is available 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.