The Westerner Foundation

The Westerner Foundation was established in January 2021 by local Community Leaders and members of the Westerner Park Board of Directors with the objective of promoting, fundraising, and investing in initiatives that will support the future sustainability of Westerner Park. The delivery on this mission ensures that Westerner Park will continue to serve the public by enhancing the quality of life for Central Albertans, advancing the agriculture industry, and generating economic benefit for our community.

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The Westerner
Foundation Key Pillars

The members of the Foundation are the stewards of the donations and funds raised and will direct their use to specifically support the defined Initiatives and Key Pillars:

  • Capital Programs: invest in projects to improve and ensure the sustainability of Westerner Park and enable other charities, non-profits and groups to have opportunities to host events and promote their own causes. 
  • Innovation & Events: facilitate and enhance events which advance the agricultural industry through innovation & education, while also generating economic benefits to the Central Alberta community.
  • Education & Community Engagement: invest in education and training programs which increase the leadership capacity of the Westerners who serve our local community.
  • Other programs or services: that support Westerner Park’s mission to provide exceptional guest experiences through premier facilities and services.

Westerner Park generates more than $150 Million in economic activity each year

133 years years of event services for Central Alberta

Embracing our community with 
 1,237 active 
volunteers who contributed 7,137 total hours in 2022

1.5+ Million visitors come through our gates each year