This year, we made history thanks to the support of nearly 4,000 donors, alumni, and community partners.

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The Essential Effect: 100 Reasons to Celebrate

Reason #23

Water a source of inspiration, cycle of giving

Alumnus sees importance of investing in water resources and students’ learning.   Find out more

Reason #16

Alberta business leader ready to take polytechnic to the next level

Fountain Tire CEO and campaign co-chair Brent Hesje has big plans for NAIT and the future of province’s automotive industry.

Reason #59

Bursary supports the full NAIT student experience

Alumni Georg Wowk encourages students to get involved and pursue learning opportunities outside of the classroom.

Reason #56

Crane operator soars to new heights

Morgan Bosch proudly serves as a role model for young women in trades.   Find out more

Reason #47

Endowment honours former dean

After Ellen Hughes retired, partner Elaine established scholarships to support the next generation of chefs and restaurateurs.

Reason #7

Partnership connects builder with potential employees

PCL Construction believes NAIT-trained graduates have a valuable role in its growth

Reason #76

Making a smooth transition from student to graduate

Since receiving scholarships, Taylor J. Oliwa graduated. Today, he says he’s grateful for the support, which helped him transition into a rewarding career coordinating repairs on fluid moving pumps.

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