2017 Great Kids Awards Call for Nominations

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Do you know a young person who shone while experiencing life’s challenges? Consider nominating a young person for a Great Kids Award. This year, the Award will recognize children and youth, ages five to 18, who have made positive contributions despite hardships. These include managing a physical or mental illness, standing up against bullying or overcoming other difficult life circumstances. …


Alberta Status of Women Grant Program – $500,000 in grants to advance women’s equality and prosperity

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Status of Women Grant Program The Alberta Government has recently opened a grant application for Non-profits and charitable organizations can get funding for projects that improve the lives of women and girls in Alberta. These grants create opportunities for community groups to pilot an innovative idea or expand successful projects to help Alberta women reach their full potential. Here at …

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Save The Date: Mentoring Girls Webinar 12:00-1:00PM (MST) Thursday April 7th, 2016

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Are you looking for resources to improve your mentoring programs? Do you want to support healthy outcomes for girls in your community? We invite you to take part in a “lunch and learn” webinar (Mentoring Girls Webinar 12:00-1:00PM (MST) Thursday April 7th, 2016) hosted by the Alberta Mentoring Partnership and Samantha Cochrane, Manager of Girls’ Mentoring at the Canadian Women’s Foundation. …

Funding Policies and the Nonprofit Sector in Western Canada

Funding Policies and the Nonprofit Sector in Western Canada – Featuring the AMP Ch. 6

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The Alberta Mentoring Partnership is featured in the Funding Policies and the non Profits Sector in Western Canada book authored by Peter R. Elson, a senior research fellow at the Institute for Community Prosperity at Mount Royal University and an adjunct assistant professor in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria. Visit to learn more. About: …

Michael Janz - Partnership Engagement Manager - Alberta Mentoring Partnership

Welcome AMP's New Partnership Engagement Manager

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Michael Janz is excited to join the Alberta Mentoring Partnership team as our new Partnership Engagement Manager. Michael has extensive experience in public policy, education, and mentoring. He is passionate about public education and continues to serve as Board Chair of the Edmonton Public School Board in his second term as elected trustee (2010-2017). Prior to holding elected office, Michael …

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Completes Evaluation to Strengthen In-School Mentoring (ISM) Program

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In 2013, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada launched a large evaluation project to strengthen their ‘Adult In-School Mentoring’ Program.  This program provides mentors to students with all of the match activities taking place in school.  After reviewing the literature and testing various modifications to the existing structure, the project has now concluded.  Please follow this link to review …

National Mentoring Symposium 2016

National Mentoring Symposium 2016 Seeking Presentation Proposals

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  Mentoring: Catching Fire November 2nd to 4th, 2016, Rimrock Resort, Banff, Alberta Deadline for Proposals is December 7, 2015 Seeking Presentation Proposals Download / Fill in the call for proposal form – Word Document Download or PDF Download Goal of Event This will be Canada’s second national conference on mentoring and will strive to advance the unique contributions …