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Office of Partnerships

The City of Calgary invests in over 500 external organizations to deliver effective programs and services in targeted areas, develop and advance strategies, and construct and manage assets.

The Office of Partnerships is The City’s central, corporate coordinating group that stewards the Council-approved Investing in Partnerships Policy (the Policy) to support the consistent management of these relationships. The Office of Partnerships supports The City’s relationship with its most significant partners, Civic Partners, oversees strategy work related to Business Improvement Areas and manages relationships with social agencies funded through The City’s prevention investment programs (FCSSCPIP and Capacity Building Program).

Learn about the current Civic Partners funding allocations​.

Civic Partners

Under the Policy, Civic Partners are The City of Calgary's largest partners that receive significant City investment including facilities, or assets. As part of their accountability, Civic Partners report to the Standing Policy Committee on Community Protection each year. As part of the 2018 Civic Partner Annual Report, a video was created showcasing the Civic Partners’ contributions to quality of life in Calgary.

The City's Civic Partners include:

The City is the sole shareholder of the following corporations (those with City operating or capital grants also report as Civic Partners, listed above):

The City is a minority shareholder of Platform Calgary

For more information on the Office of Partnerships, please email