Make a difference – the Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary is here to help.

The JCFC’s mandate is to inspire and facilitate philanthropy, helping donors of every size make a permanent difference in our community, locally, nationally and in Israel. We administer permanent endowments, charitable organization funds, and short-term donor advised funds to help you achieve your philanthropic goals and maximize your gifts. By partnering with the JCFC, your donations can support the causes and institutions that have touched your life forever.

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Estate Planning Partners at JCFC

The Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary is pleased to welcome two new ‘Friends of the Foundation’ who specialize in estate planning and wealth leadership.  Denny Hop and Michael Vukets   are highly regarded professionals in their field and we are delighted to offer their expertise to our network.…

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JCFC Annual Philanthropy Seminar Announced


An informative session on inter-generational wealth transfer for families and advisors with guest speaker Michael Vukets of Michael Vukets & Associates


Thursday, May 19, 2016 – 11:30 to 1:00 pm at The Glencoe Club
RSVP to Foundation Manager, Wendy Kennelly – or 403.640.2273
No charge but space is limited. 

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Nominations Open – 2016 Norman Ronald Silver Sports Leadership Award

Do you know a deserving young athlete in the Calgary area that should be recognized for hard work, leadership and community spirit? If so, nominate them for the Norman Silver Sports Leadership Award. Nominations close on May 1, 2016.  For more information contact Wendy at the JCFC Office – 403.640.2273 or

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