Stewardship

Enough For All is Stewarded by Vibrant Communities Calgary

What We Do

When Vibrant Communities Calgary (VCC) assumed the guiding role for the implementation of the Enough for All strategy, it assumed collective impact precondition number five, the role of the backbone organization.

As a backbone organization, VCC will:

  • Provide supports and assistance in implementing the principles
  • Increase and deepen awareness of poverty in our community
  • Spotlight initiatives that are reducing poverty
  • Facilitate sharing
  • Advance policy
  • Assist in accessing resources to advance the work
  • Convene an annual conversation

History

Vibrant Communities Calgary (VCC) has been working for more than a decade advocating for long-term strategies that address the root causes of poverty in Calgary. VCC engages the community using a collective impact approach to poverty reduction and is the steward of Calgary's community-owned poverty reduction strategy, Enough for All.

Key Dates

2005

VCC was incorporated.

2013

The Enough for All Strategy was adopted by Calgary City Council and the United Way of Calgary and Area's Board of Directors.

2015

VCC was appointed as the steward of the Strategy.

2019

VCC completed the review of the Enough for All Strategy and in May, a three-year memorandum of agreement between The City of Calgary, the United Way of Calgary and Area, Momentum, and Vibrant Communities Calgary was signed.