AWS InCommunities Calgary Fund

C$175,000 | Calgary and surrounding areas | 10 Imibono

Supported by AWS InCommunities

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AWS InCommunities Calgary Fund

C$175,000 | Calgary and surrounding areas | 10 Imibono

Supported by AWS InCommunities

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As part of its commitment to supporting communities where it has infrastructure presence, Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched a $175,000 AWS InCommunities Fund. The goal was to inspire impactful projects that will have a positive impact across communities in Calgary and surrounding areas. Interested applicants applied for funding to launch new projects, expand existing projects or introduce one of 10 established community programs (included below) with proven positive impact in other global communities.

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  • Select an idea listed below or submit your existing project and register to get your project page
  • Use your project page to complete the 30 Day Challenge
  • Submit a photo and your action plan
  • Let us know what impact you are having in your community
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  • You live in Calgary or surrounding areas
  • You're passionate about have a positive impact where you live
  • You are an individual, an existing local group or a nonprofit organization
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  • Seed funding to start your selected idea
  • Free starter resource pack, technology tools, and support to get started
  • Additional impact funding, once you report back on the social impact of your active project

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  • FIRST LEGO League - Discover

    Lead a hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) programme in your school or community for 4-6 year olds.

  • Eartheasy School Garden

    From launching your garden committee to hosting a school-wide ‘dig day’, learn how to start a school garden for education, eating, and fun.

  • FIRST® LEGO League - Explore

    Lead a hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programme in your school or community for 6–10 year olds

  • Community Composting

    Divert your community's food waste from landfill, reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions

  • FIRST LEGO League - Challenge

    Lead a hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programme in your school or community for 9-14 year olds

  • Open Orchard

    Organise an Open Orchard to bring people together, provide free fruit to local residents and green our urban environments.

  • Pollinator Partnership

    Invite pollinators to your neighborhood by planting a pollinator friendly habitat in your garden, farm, school, park or just about anywhere!

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“At AWS, we truly believe in using our scale for good and using our resources to strengthen communities where our employees live and work. The AWS InCommunities Calgary Fund is part of a collection of community outreach programs driven by AWS throughout Calgary designed to make a positive impact specifically in the regions where we build and operate our global infrastructure. With our AWS Canada West Region coming to Calgary late 2023/early 2024, it’s vital that we are part of the solution to improve the livelihoods of our local communities.” - Réjean Bourgault, Country Leader and Managing Director, Canada Public Sector, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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