WHO WE ARE
The Communications + Public Relations Foundation, established in 1979, is a recognized, not-for-profit, charitable organization that: is committed to increasing public knowledge and awareness of the role of public relations and communications through support to educational initiatives and conduct of original communications research; promotes the advancement of public relations and communications as a vital function in society; and is dedicated to the public interest.
HOW YOU CAN BECOME INVOLVED
Consider a gift to the Foundation to support one or more of its many initiatives. You might make a bequest to the Foundation in your will to support communications education or research; you might, in collaboration with others, establish an award, scholarship or educational offering in memory of public relations pioneers or honour a current leader in the profession. We can help you with ongoing management and funding. Your ideas and suggestions are most welcome. Any new initiative requires the donation of gifts to support its launch. Or, you may make a gift to our annual campaign using your credit card. You can support any of our scholarships and awards, our annual lecture, or original communications research. Please donate now.
WHAT WE DO
We work with partners through the gifts of individuals, foundations, organizations and corporations to develop and implement educational initiatives that focus on the value and power of public relations. We:
- accept gifts toward the development of scholarships, awards, lectures, publications and the conduct of original communications research;
- issue income tax receipts for all gifts;
- encourage the establishment of educational initiatives to honour public relations practitioners.
Kathleen Smiley receives Susan Francis Prize for Local Laundry campaign
CALGARY, June 15, 2017 /CNW/ -
Kathleen Smiley was awarded the 2017 $1,000 Susan Francis Prize in Public Relations today at a special ceremony. Awarded to a public relations student in his/her final year of a public relations/communications program at Mount Royal University, University of Calgary or SAIT Polytechnic, the Prize was established by the Francis family and Canadian Public Relations Society (Calgary) to honour the memory of the late Susan Francis, APR, who dedicated her life and career to implementing communications programs for causes about which she was passionate.
Mount Royal University student Sarah Bartlett receives CPRS Calgary Legacy Scholarship
CALGARY, June 15, 2017 /CNW/ -
Sarah Bartlett, Mount Royal University, is the 2017 winner of the Calgary Legacy Scholarship awarded by the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Calgary in partnership with the Communications + Public Relations Foundation. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a second-year student studying public relations/communications in a recognized program in one of Mount Royal University, University of Calgary or SAIT.
To contact the Communications + Public Relations Foundation for more information:
Karen Dalton, APR, FCPRS(H), CAE
Communications + Public Relations Foundation
783 Annette Street
Phone: (416) 239 7034
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