For her contributions as a generous philanthropist who has supported sport, education, social services, the arts and health care in Alberta.
Joan Snyder is an enthusiastic community builder and philanthropist. As a result of a successful business career, she has supported initiatives in athletics, education, social services, health care and the arts in Alberta. Thanks to her giving, the University of Calgary funds medical programs in critical care research and in infectious diseases. In addition, the university’s women’s hockey team has benefited from improved sports services and scholarships. Her deep generosity of spirit has also touched such organizations as WinSport Canada, Fort Calgary and the Calgary Humane Society.