Digital Resource Library

Your Research Hub.

Our Resource section is an information hub for Alberta's third sector. We collect publications for, by, and about nonprofits and social services in our province. Start your search using keywords in the search box below or browse the various categories.

 

211 Edmonton

211 Edmonton is a program of The Support Network that provides a direct link between essential community services and the people who need them. The 211 website offers a community services directory, need-specific resource lists, quarterly reports of unmet needs in Edmonton (based on the calls received by their referral line), annual referral line statistics, and more.

Catholic Social Services

Catholic Social Services is a multi-function social service agency that serves people of all faiths and cultures throughout central and northeast Alberta. Site offers information on CSS programs, which focus on: children and youth, family, immigration and settlement, community, and more.    

Demographics and Profiles: City of Edmonton   

Published by the City of Edmonton. These pages provide demographic information for both the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA). Site includes topic-based reports, area profiles (for neighbourhoods, electoral wards, etc.), thematic maps (presenting demographics visually), population forecasts / historical profiles, and municipal census results.

E4C    

E4C is a human services organization that works towards changing lives and building stronger communities by: feeding hungry people, providing affordable housing, offering safety and support, and providing parenting and early education support. The 4 C's: Courage, Compassion, Connection and Commitment. Site offers information on E4C programs, news and publications.    

Economic Data: City of Edmonton   

Published by the City of Edmonton. This section of the site contains information about economic trends such as economic growth, prices, interest rates, income, and employment. Includes information on land use, land inventory, economic trends and forecasts, prices and income, taxes and utility charges (comparison with other cities), and other factors affecting homes, groups, or businesses. The City�s quarterly report City Trends is also available here.    

Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (ECVO)    

The ECVO is a charitable organization that seeks to provide leadership and resources for the voluntary sector. Their goal is to be a voice for the not-for-profit sector. Site contains many useful links for non-profits and other resources, including a management library for non-profits and information on numerous voluntary sector management programs. 

Edmonton Community Foundation

The Edmonton Community Foundation exists to help the people of Edmonton and area by encouraging philanthropy and funding charitable activities.

Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

The Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues is a coalition of 150 independent community leagues across Edmonton. The Federation works towards the betterment of the community through affordable community-based activities, and advocating on issues that impact communities. Site includes resources on community consultation and community building.   

Edmonton Maps

Published by the City of Edmonton. Edmonton Maps allows you to search an interactive map of Edmonton by neighbourhood. Includes demographic and crime statistics, links to profiles and reports, and more.   

Edmonton.Com     

Edmonton.Com is managed by the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation.  Website contains statistics and reference information for the City of Edmonton and surrounding municipalities on topics such as business and economic development, tourism, demographics, quality of life, economic outlook, and more. 

Homeward Trust        

Homeward Trust Edmonton works to address the ongoing lack of affordable housing sufficient to meet the needs of the city of Edmonton's lower-income and special needs citizens.  Site contains housing related links, reports, and news. 

Pride Centre of Edmonton  

Located in central Edmonton, the Pride Centre of Edmonton provides resources, support and programming for the GLBTTIQ (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered Transsexual, Intersex & Questioning) community and its supporters in Edmonton, AB and surrounding areas. The Pride Centre also maintains Alberta's largest collection of gay and lesbian books and resources, with an online searchable catalogue.

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region    

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is a registered charity working to bring people and resources together to build caring, vibrant communities. Site offers information on United Way initiatives and community news and arising needs.