Welcome to the home of The Well-Endowed Podcast.

The Well-Endowed Podcast is a production of Edmonton Community Foundation (ECF). If you live in Edmonton, chances are you’ve been touched by the work facilitated by the support ECF provides to the city’s shakers, movers and doers. As a bridge between donors and charitable causes, ECF helps donors create endowment funds that will continue giving for generations. With that kind of support, those movers and doers can do a lot!

On the Well Endowed Podcast, you will hear stories about donors, and what inspires their generosity. And you will hear about the people who use our support to build and sustain social initiatives, empower youth, strengthen arts and culture, and so much more.

Edmonton is full of passionate people dedicated to building a vibrant community. The Well Endowed Podcast explores the impact that these municipal champions are having on our city.

Episode 48 – Doesn’t Queen Have a Song About That?

On this week’s show, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips finds out how Charles Daniels stood against injustice at the Sherman Grand Theatre. Then we talk to Meredith Mantooth about how You Can Ride 2 is making adaptive bikes available for kids. Links: Keep up with author and historian Cheryl Foggo. Learn more about You Can Ride 2 . Special shout outs to Popcycle where hosts Christian Zyp and Eric Newby dissect pop culture’s connective tissues, and to Pause where changemakers reflect on their journey through complex problems. The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member […]

Episode 47: It Takes a Community – Paul Bellows

Welcome to the first installment of It Takes a Community — a special series produced by Hunter and Jacquelyn Cardinal of Naheyawin. In this series, Hunter sits down to chat with prominent Edmontonians to talk about the communities and people that have helped shape them along their journeys. In this episode we will hear from musician and entrepreneur Paul Bellows about what he learned while performing a trumpet solo, the importance of being accepted by a community, how mentors like Ben Sures and Daniel Watson helped him grow,  and the many things he has learned from his mom, dad and […]

Episode 46 – 40 Years: A Conversation With Liz O’Neill

On this episode, we speak with the one and only Liz O’Neill, Executive Director of Boys and Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton (BGCBigs). Liz tells us about how the fluke of a coin toss brought her to Edmonton, her greatest accomplishments over the past 40 years and what that means to the children and their families who use BGCBigs’ services. Links: Learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters Boys and Girls Clubs. See how organizations like BGCBigs have an important impact. Grants: ECF Community Grants – Deadline June 1, 2019 The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton […]

Episode 45 – Indigenous Career Fair

On this week’s show, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips tells us about the Edmonton Radial Railway Society. Then we go to the Indigenous Career Fair to hear from inspiring speakers like Councillor Aaron Paquette, Brandi Morin, Kenton Boutillier and Ramsey Mudryk. Links: Check out the Edmonton Radial Railway Society. Find out more about the speakers we met at the Indigenous Career Fair hosted by Edmonton Public Schools. *Aaron Paquette *Brandi Morin *Kenton Boutillier – Indigenous Health Initiatives, University of Alberta *Ramsey Mudryk Grants: Awards for Students Experiencing Financial Need Alexandra M. Munn Scholarships and John and Andrea Wallin Awards Edmonton Refugee and […]