Calgary Performing and Visual Arts Foundation (CPVAF)

The Calgary Performing and Visual Arts Foundation (CPVAF) proudly supports all students and staff in the PVA program at at Central Memorial High School.

Mission Statement

  • To establish a governing body of parents that provides support and direction to the PVA Department
  • To create a mechanism for communication to PVA Parents
  • To commence action on initiatives identified within the PVA Department Goals

How To Get Involved

The Calgary Performing and Visual Arts Foundation (CPVAF) is open to all parents/caregivers of current PVA students.  As members of this parent-run group, all are welcome to get involved.  As part of the Central's PVA Program, our students have a remarkable opportunity for a high school education rich in the arts.  CPVAF is committed to supporting this work and make a significant contribution towards this end. 

CPVAF Executive Board meets monthly either online or in person and all parents/caregivers of PVA students are welcome to attend the meetings and have input. Thanks for your consideration of participating and contributing to the success of the CMHS PVA program.  Meetings dates and details are listed on the CMHS School calendar and on the webpage.  Please visit the CPVAF website for more information.

If you would like to learn more, please email 

How To Contribute

CPVAF hosts passive and active fundraisers each year.  As a licensed charitable foundation, they are able to issue tax receipts for donations. To learn more about their fundraising initiatives or to donate toward the program as a whole or an individual arts discipline, please contact  

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PVA Parent Handbook by CPVAF

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