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A Gift That Lasts Forever!

Since 1992, over $8.4 million has been distributed across the region to support vibrant, healthy, and caring communities!

Did you know?

Our annual Administration fee is only 1% of our Endowment Fund!

Heritage Club

Learn more about our Heritage Club and how you can make a difference in the lives that follow.

Vibrant, healthy, caring communities – today, tomorrow, forever!

We create meaningful connections between donors and local charities for the permanent benefit of Southeastern Alberta.

We Grow

CFSEA engages donors with causes they are passionate about to build permanent endowments.

We Give

CFSEA distributes investment earnings to a broad range of community initiatives.

We Inspire

CFSEA connects issues, convenes, partners and develops community-based solutions.

Recent News and Events

For the Love of the Community: Donald and Milta Hawthorne

The Community Foundation of Southeastern Alberta has received several generous bequests over the past 30 years. Milta and Donald Hawthorne’s gift was no exception. Together, they gifted over $600,000 to the Community Foundation through their estate in 2004. At the...

Danny Koch Memorial Fund

Danny Koch was a genuine, sentimental, hard-working, accepting man who had a soft spot for young kids, his children and grandchildren included. He left a positive impression everywhere he went. Heather and Danny met on their first day of Grade 1 at St. Mary’s...

Community Foundation Champions: Barry and Janet Neubauer

Barry and Janet Neubauer were first introduced to the Community Foundation through family friend and CFSEA founder, John Ignatius, who Barry admired. They connected with CFSEA because they were interested in the opportunity to give back to the community they grew...

Rod and Shirley Siegle

The Community Foundation supports donors who include CFSEA in their future plans as well as donors who choose to leave a living legacy. Rod and Shirley Siegle do both! They are Heritage Club Members and have a Smart and Caring Fund to support the community’s...