"Connecting communities in Calgary and abroad to facilitate improved results in international development"
Who We Are
The Fig Tree Foundation is dedicated to catalyzing great development through meaningful local collaboration and raising funds for Calgary-based international development organizations in order to co-create sustainable development projects.
Our vision is to improve the quality of international development initiatives originating from Calgary.
At the heart of great international development are empowered persons who are enabled to pursue their dreams. Fig Tree Foundation accomplishes this mission through our four guiding principles: collaboration, effectiveness, sustainability, and transparency.
We accomplish this work through two streams:
Fig Tree Grants:
Through our endowment fund we are committed to supporting collaborative development projects and programs that demonstrate the best potential return on every dollar raised, as measured by the net positive impact on the lives of communities in need. With a focus on four key Development Principles; sustainability, effectiveness, transparency and collaboration our grants works to enable ethical international development.
Roundtable Network: Our Roundtable Network provides Calgary-based international non-governmental organizations with the opportunities to connect, collaborate and learn from each other with the goal of reinforcing best practices in international development.