Giving

Reasons to Give

Join The School of Public Policy’s community of donors to help us fulfill our mission to get public policy right in Canada. Your donation will help fund our research programs, publications, outreach and student support as well as to shape policy education and research in the years to come. Committed to relevant and accessible research on issues that matter most, The School provides policy advice that is practical, global and focused. A gift to The School of Public Policy is a contribution not just to a student, but to Canada’s future.

Giving Opportunities

Student Awards: Building Capacity for Canada’s Future Leaders

The Master of Public Policy program strives to ignite the minds of tomorrow’s business, thought and community leaders, in an environment rich with passion, energy and ambition. The School of Public Policy Graduate Scholarship is an incredible opportunity for our students to gain access to an elite education. The School of Public Policy plays a significant role in informing policy dialogue. In such a crucial time of global transformation, it is more important now than ever before to continue to build capacity for Canada’s future policy makers. This is why we believe so strongly in our Master of Public Policy program and are grateful for the support of our community, for not only our programs, but for the future of Canadian policy.

To learn more, please contact Paul Beaudry, Director of Development at [email protected] or 403-210-4624.

The Mintz Family Scholarship in Policy Excellence

The establishment of this award is in recognition of Dr. Jack Mintz as the founding Director and Palmer Chair of The School of Public Policy.

“The Mintz Family Scholarship in Policy Excellence” will support a student by providing full tuition for the Master of Public Policy program each year. The scholarship will be available to a full-time MPP student based on academic merit. Please help us thank Dr. Mintz by making your contribution to The Mintz Family Scholarship in Policy Excellence.

To learn more, please click here.

Ways to Give

By Mail

Cheques made payable to the University of Calgary, accompanied by a letter stating where you wish your donation to be designated, may be directed to:

Development Office
The School of Public Policy
University of Calgary
Downtown Campus
906 8th Ave., SW, 5th floor
Calgary, AB T2P 1H9

By Phone

Make a secure gift using your Visa, MasterCard or AMEX by contacting any of our team members directly via phone.

By Shares

Donating publicly traded stocks and securities to The School of Public Policy holds many benefits that include:

  • Receiving a tax receipt for the full, fair market value of the shares valued at the closing price on the day the securities are transferred
  • Receiving a zero capital gain inclusion rate when eligible stock or securities are directly transferred to the University
  • Providing financial support that will enrich programs and student experiences at The School

For more information, please contact your broker who can complete the necessary forms to transfer your securities to The School of Public Policy, or feel free to contact us directly for more details.

Bequests

A planned gift, known as a bequest in your Will, provides you with the opportunity to support The School of Public Policy once your needs and the needs of your loved ones have been met.

Your donation through a planned gift can be a specific dollar amount or item, or a residual amount like a percentage or share of your estate.

A bequest can reduce the taxes owed by your estate. As well, bequests are revocable and can be modified if your financial situation changes over time.

For more information on giving, please contact us:

Paul Beaudry
Director of Development
The School of Public Policy
University of Calgary
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 403-210-4624

Development Office
The School of Public Policy
University of Calgary
Downtown Campus
906 8th Ave., SW, 5th floor
Calgary, AB T2P 1H9