Thank you to our donors & supporters
It takes a community to build and maintain an amazing interpretive centre that supports over 53,000 visitors every year. These amazing organizations make our work possible in addition to the many private donors who financially encourage our work.
TD Friends of the Environment Foundation
Supporting the Outdoor Learning Classroom & Amphitheatre at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre. This donation will support major capital enhancements of the Nature Centre - updating this important space for the next generation. Thank you for your support!
Alberta Eco Trust Foundation
Supporting conservation projects for positive action in protecting Lethbridge’s natural landscape through education and focused volunteer efforts that will remove garbage from coulees and shorelines, remove invasive species, and raise awareness of the need to clean up after pets in natural areas.
Oldman River Chapter of Trout Unlimited Canada
Supporting programs like Extreme by Nature, Story Walk, and Mystery Walk (coming soon!), in addition to capital support of the new Outdoor Learning Classroom & Amphitheatre. Thank you for being an active supporter!
Rotary Club of Lethbridge East
Supporting youth environmental education program “Extreme by Nature,” this contribution helped us to deliver the “Inspired by Nature - Youth Art Exhibition” with 45 participating youth artists! Rotary has been a fantastic supporter of the Nature Centre’s role in the community - connecting visitors and residents to the great outdoors.
City of Lethbridge
Through the annual Community Capital Project Grant (CCPG) the City of Lethbridge provided matching funding to support capital enhancement of the Outdoor Learning Classroom and Amphitheatre at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre - updating this important space for the next generation.
TD Canada Trust
Supporting youth environmental education program "Extreme by Nature" at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre. This donation helped to provide this program at no charge, benefiting our community through monthly programs that help Lethbridge youth to discover the possibilities of environmental sciences and pursuits.
Farm Credit Canada
Supporting the Nature Centre volunteer program, Farm Credit Canada’s contribution will help ensure volunteers are well equipped to connect visitors to Lethbridge’s river valley! FCC is a fantastic supporter of our Nature Centre. Thank you FCC for supporting our volunteers.
Alberta Environment and Parks
We are proud to lead advocacy efforts to recognize the role of municipally funded nature-based interpretive centres resulting in significant funding from the Climate Leadership Plan! This will benefit all nature centres across Alberta.
Serving Communities Internship Program (SCIP)
With the support of Volunteer Alberta, we are proud to provide student internship opportunities that assist with our programs and special events. Click here to see current student SCIP opportunities.
Public Service Alliance of Canada - Alberta Members Agriculture Union
Members provided a generous donation from the proceeds of their annual silent auction charity fundraiser in support of the Outdoor Learning Classroom & Amphitheatre project at the Nature Centre. Thanks to all PSAC Agriculture Union Members across Alberta!
ParticipACTION - Community Better Challenge
We are proud to receive support from ParticipACTION for Nature Play Day - a free community event designed to get everyone outside and moving! With this support we are hoping to position Lethbridge as Canada’s most active community!!
Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Community Foundation of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta, a public foundation serving the community of Southwestern Alberta. Their financial encouragement will help us realize a new Outdoor Learning Classroom & Amphitheatre at the Nature Centre!
Co-Op Community Spaces
We are a proud recipient of the Co-Op Community Spaces 2019 grant towards a new Outdoor Learning Classroom & Amphitheatre at the Nature Centre! Thank you to all Co-Op members for their generous support!!
We are fortunate to benefit from the great recipes of Techsoup Canada - they help to keep us powered by donations of industry-leading software - from QuickBooks to Microsoft Office! Thank you for helping us access these programs at a reasonable rate.
Alberta Real Estate Foundation
We are fortunate to receive funding from the Alberta Real Estate Foundation towards the Outdoor Classroom project at the Nature Centre! This funding will help us ensure the space is fully accessible and provide an amazing view for visitors and residents of Lethbridge.