Allard Foundation — A Legacy Of Caring

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2006 — 2010
Social Well Being
Children’s Services
Arts & Culture

History Of Giving: Details

Bricks & Mortar

When it comes to centres of excellence, The Allard Foundation is proud to support projects from the ground up.

  • Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
  • Newman College and St. Joseph’s Seminary — Cornerstone of Faith
  • Brentwood College — New Girls Residence
  • Telus World of Science — Body Fantastic Gallery
  • Lois Hole Hospital — Mature Women’s Health & Familial Ovarian Cancer Clinic
  • University of Alberta — Health Research Innovation Facility
  • Edmonton Humane Society
  • WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger)
  • YMCA (Don Wheaton)
  • Art Gallery of Alberta
  • Red Deer College — Taking Charge of Tomorrow Capital Campaign
  • Ronald Macdonald House — Warmest House in the North

Endowments — Research & Innovation

We believe that creating endowments enables future growth, innovation and research breakthroughs. Matching grants can leverage dollars and maximize benefits.

  • Caritas Hospital Foundation — This was our very first endowment, which continues to support the Edmonton General and Grey Nuns Hospitals where Dr. Allard served a long career in medicine.
  • Allard Chair in Melanoma Research now University Hospital Foundation / University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine Emerging Team Grant for Cancer Research
  • Alberta Cancer Foundation
  • Allard Chair in Experimental Oncology — Researching specific compounds that will successfully target and fight different types of cancers.
  • Allard Chair in Business — Grant MacEwan University
  • Glenrose Hospital Foundation endowment
  • University of Alberta Steadward Centre endowment
  • Junior Achievement

Scholarships, Bursaries and Education

Education shapes who we are, what we become and what we in turn offer our fellow man. The Allard Foundation supports unique education programs.

  • Grant MacEwan University — scholarships and bursary endowment fund for the Faculty of Communications, matching donor for Mad Hatters ball 2011 and 2012 and access to education fund.
  • Grant MacEwan University — Allard Nursing Program awards including three bursaries, one Dean’s Scholarship in Nursing and two other scholarships.
  • NAIT — Dr. Charles Allard Founder Awards — Communications program with emphasis on awards in the Radio and Television Program

Social Well Being

In every community, there exists the need to lend a helping hand, to protect those who are vulnerable and to reach out to the poor.

The Allard Foundation has supported the following organizations over many years:

  • Bissell Centre
  • Catholic Social Services
  • Christmas Bureau
  • Crimestoppers
  • Edmonton Inner City Housing
  • Food Bank
  • Marian Centre
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Salvation Army
  • Support Network

Arts & Culture

The catalyst that evokes emotion and fuels our creative energy.  Arts and culture inspires and challenges us to explore new ideas.

  • Alberta Ballet
  • Banff Centre
  • Citadel Theatre
  • Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival
  • Edmonton Musical Theatre