About the Fall 2023 50/50 Raffle Fundraiser 

We are thrilled to introduce the Fall 2023 50/50 Raffle Fundraiser, a heartfelt initiative aimed at supporting the mission of the Columbia Learning Society. Since 2002, the Columbia Learning Society has been dedicated to assisting individuals of all ages in their pursuit of higher education and personal growth. Based in Calgary, AB, the society has been an integral part of Columbia College’s commitment to fostering accessible and inclusive learning opportunities.

Our Mission:

At the Columbia Learning Society, our mission is clear: to break down financial barriers that can hinder the journey toward academic excellence and personal success. For over two decades, we have been devoted to providing financial support to those who wish to engage in a diverse range of educational activities offered by Columbia College.

Empowering Educational Opportunities:

The society’s primary focus is to enable individuals to participate in workshops, seminars, courses, and programs conducted by Columbia College. By offering bursaries, we ensure that economic constraints do not stand in the way of deserving individuals’ access to educational experiences.


Tickets can be purchased at the following rates:

1 ticket for $10

3 tickets for $20

5 tickets for $35

Raffle Period: The 50/50 Raffle ends on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at 11:59:59 PM. The draw will be conducted on Friday, December 8, 2023.



Impact and Growth:

Since our inception in 2002, the Columbia Learning Society has made a transformative impact. We are proud to have supported more than 8,364 students, both adults and children, through bursaries that have collectively totaled an impressive $2,992,321. These bursaries have opened doors for individuals from diverse backgrounds to engage in a wide array of classes, workshops, and tutoring sessions provided by Columbia College.

A Lifelong Commitment to Learning:

Through the tireless efforts of the Columbia Learning Society, countless individuals have been empowered to expand their knowledge, enhance their skills, and pursue their educational dreams. Our commitment to providing accessible educational opportunities has not only influenced the lives of those we support but has also enriched the educational landscape of our community.

Join Us in Making a Difference:

By participating in the 50/50 Raffle, you directly contribute to the continued success of the Columbia Learning Society. Your support promotes a culture of learning, growth, and personal advancement that extends far beyond the raffle itself. Together, we can ensure that education remains a beacon of hope and opportunity for all.