Tenancy Update e-News

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Yes, the Jerry Forbes Centre has forward momentum!  The Jerry Forbes Centre for Community Spirit will provide a non-profit facility where partnering charitable organizations in Edmonton can share space and services in a quality, stable and affordable home. The Centre design includes a 3-storey 40 000 square foot office building with shared meeting spaces, a large volunteer workroom, a fully-wired classroom with … Read More

Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation in the Community

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Debbie Walker, JFCF Project Director, was invited to speak to members of UCT Edmonton South 1017 at their meeting on Monday, May 13, 2013. One of the most rewarding aspects of working with the Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation is the opportunity to introduce the project to the community and to be reminded firsthand how great it is to be involved … Read More

Non-Profit Week in Edmonton

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The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is celebrating “Non-Profit Week” in Edmonton by hosting information sessions as well as the After Business Mixer and Tradeshow on March 11th. We spoke to many very interesting people and made some great connections. We’ll spend the rest of this week attending the different sessions about a number of topics relating to Non-Profits, such as … Read More

Common Jerry Forbes Centre FAQs

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What is the Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation? The Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation was officially incorporated as a Society in Alberta as of January 2012 and has CRA registered status as of January 2013.  It was necessary to create this separate formal governance structure as we begin to move forward with future tenants. The Capital Campaign moves into high gear with … Read More

Suncor Energy Foundation Makes Major Donation

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The Jerry Forbes Centre for Community Spirit is excited to announce the donation of $500,000 from the Suncor Energy Foundation. John Prusakowski, VP Edmonton Refinery, Suncor presented the cheque to Wendy Batty, Chair of the Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation and John Holmlund, Capital Campaign Chair on June 18, 2012. Thank you to Suncor for their generous donation and being such … Read More

Give Thanks to Volunteer Committees & Boards

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I am feeling incredible fortunate and thankful for those volunteers who take the leap to serve on a Board or Committee to help assist a non-profit or charity.  It is a leap because as a staff person, most Executive Directors and Leaders feel quite isolated and alone in accomplishing what seems at times impossible with very few paid helpers.  You, … Read More

Design for new Non-profit Facility begins

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Exciting times as our project engages Group2 Architecture and Synergy Projects as our Construction Manager to design our state-of the -art non-profit centre in Edmonton. We have land and dollars from the City of Edmonton and dollars from the Province and others…site location is SE corner Roper Rd at 50 St. After 3 years of research, business case development, fundraising … Read More