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The APEGGA Education Foundation

MISSION

To enhance and provide leadership and support in the education and development of engineers, geologists and geophysicists, and those who wish to enter the professions.

OBJECTIVES

The APEGGA Education Foundation

  • Encourages and assists educational institutions in defining the educational needs of the professions of engineering, geology and geophysics, and in developing and delivering educational program.

  • Encourages and assists students, teachers and educational institutions by providing financial assistance and/or awards

  • Encourages and assists with the interaction between industry and educational institutions at both a corporate and individual level.

The APEGGA Education Foundation serves the professions of engineering, geology and geophysics by meeting these objectives through assembling and managing funds, building endowments, encouraging voluntary donations, distributing funds for scholarships and awards and support of special projects.

BACKGROUND

The APEGGA Education Foundation was established in 1997 as a registered charitable organization. One of its mandates is to support those activities of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA), which are aimed at enhancing the education and development of its members and potential members.

Academic fees have been increasing, placing additional burdens on the students in engineering, geology and geophysics. To support the furthering of education in these professions. The APEGGA Education Foundation facilitates donation of funds for educational purposes from members, businesses and other interested parties. APEGGA currently provides about $80,000 per to the Foundation for funding of the APEGGA scholarship and awards program.

The Foundation is separate and distinct from APEGGA. It is registered under the Societies Act (Alberta) and with Revenue Canada. The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors elected from its members.

ACTIVITIES

The Foundation solicits funds for the following activities:

  • Funding the existing scholarship and awards program and expanding and increasing the funding of these awards.
  • Furthering professional development of engineers, geologists and geophysicists.
  • Supporting Canadians pursuing careers in engineering, geology and geophysics.
  • Building an endowment fund.
  • Supporting projects and activities that foster an interest in science and technology.
  • Enhancing the Professional Development Program.

DONATIONS

Donations made to The APEGGA Education Foundation are income tax deductible (Reg. No. 88589-6696 RR001).

Individuals and corporations are also encouraged to make "in memorium" donations and bequests and to consider donations to the Foundation in estate planning.

Donations will be acknowledged and an income tax receipt provided. Special arrangements for larger bequests can also be made.

For further information, contact:

The APEGGA Education Foundation
1500 Scotia Place, Tower One
10060 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4A2

Phone: (780) 421-0557
E-Mail: edufound@apegga.org

Charitable Registration Number
885896696 Rr0001

 


 
 
 
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    Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta.
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    HEAD Office
    APEGGA 1500 Scotia One
    10060 Jasper Ave. Edmonton AB T5J 4A2
    780.426.3990    1.800.661.7020 (within North America)

    Calgary Office
    APEGGA 1600, 734 - 7 Ave. SW
    Calgary AB T2P 3P8
    403.262.7714