Reports Archive

In the Best Interests of Children and Families:

A Discussion of Early Childhood Education and Care in Alberta

November 2010The Muttart Foundation

A discussion paper that provides an overview of the current funding and delivery of early childhood and care in Alberta as well as an alternate vision for how early childhood education and care can be approached and supported to better meet the needs of Alberta’s children and their families. In conjunction with the release of this discussion paper, the Foundation held five discussion forums in Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Calgary, Red Deer and Medicine Hat/Lethbridge to allow key stakeholders the opportunity to consider the paper and begin a broader dialogue on the options it presents for advancing the funding and delivery of early childhood education and care (2010-11).

A Discussion of Early Childhood Education and Care in Alberta

Perspectives on Fundraising

What charities report to the Canada Revenue Agency

June 2009Steven M Ayer, Michael H Hall, Lindsay Vodarek

Research from Perspectives on Fundraising, by Imagine Canada and commissioned by the Muttart Foundation, looks at charity returns submitted to the Canadian Revenue Agency. Research results showed low-level cost of fundraising percentages for most charities, but also showed that many charities are still not completing their T3010Bs correctly.

What Charities Report to the Canada Revenue Agency 2009

Are there too many non-profit organizations in Alberta duplicating services?

2009 Report

March 2009Mark Holmgren

A “think piece” by Mark Holmgren seeks to respond to the suggestion that there are too many non-profit organizations in Alberta. Recently, there have been some suggestions (mainly from government) that there are too many non-profit organizations in Alberta. Are those suggestions valid? Should there be some control over who can form associations? Or is government’s role simply to decide which organizations it will fund? Mark Holmgren has written a thoughtful paper on the topic.

Are There Too Many Nonprofits 2009

The Drafter’s Guide to Memoranda to Cabinet

October 1998

“A Drafter’s Guide to Memoranda to Cabinet” was originally created to instruct public servants throughout the federal government on how to prepare documentation, present analysis and set out options for decisions under consideration by Cabinet and its committees.

Guide to Memoranda to Cabinet 1998

Sharing their wealth

May 2005Kerry Powell Edmonton Journal

An Edmonton Journal special report on Alberta’s volunteers and not-for-profit organizations.

Sharing Their Wealth 2005