Community Engagement

We maintain a strong belief that serving our community through investing our time and resources to philanthropic goals not only enriches us personally, but creates opportunities to enrich the lives of our clients, and contributes to creating a community in which we all can thrive. Some community projects are featured below:

Theatre Calgary

Tricia serves on the volunteer Board of Directors of Theatre Calgary, and is the Chair of the Theatre Calgary Endowment Foundation. Theatre Calgary is a Calgary based national stage that provokes and delights with ambitious programming created to ignite local, national and international engagement. Theatre Calgary traces its origins to the 1960s, and found its permanent home in the Max Bell Theatre in 1985. Theatre Calgary is a place for all Calgarians to have an extraordinary experience with live theatre. To learn more about Theatre Calgary or how you can support Theatre Calgary, please contact Tricia or visit

The Theatre Calgary Endowment Foundation is a fund endowed by the Calgary community, legacy gifts, Theatre Calgary, and the Federally funded Canadian Arts and Heritage grant program. The Endowment exists to support the long-term operations of the Theatre. It celebrated its 20th year of supporting Theatre Calgary in 2023. Funds received by the Foundation are held in perpetuity, and a portion of the investment earnings are contributed annually to Theatre Calgary.


Werklund Foundation

Tricia volunteers on the Board of Directors of the Werklund Foundation, and as Chair of the Investment Committee. The mission of the Werklund Foundation is to transform communities by inspiring youth to achieve their full potential. Their goal is to provide funding for world-class training and programs that ultimately empower students, to provide them with a material positive change in their lives and to realize their full potential. We achieve this through meaningful and sustainable partnerships with other foundations, educational institutions, and community initiatives. You can learn more about the work of the Werklund Foundation at

  Werklund Foundation

Calgary Allied Arts Foundation

Tricia Leadbeater serves as a director and President of the Calgary Allied Arts Foundation (CAAF), one of the oldest visual arts not-for-profit organizations in the city. Its mandate is to promote visual art in the City of Calgary. CAAF achieves this through an artist-in-residence program and through programming Gallery 505, a free public micro gallery in the heart of the business district, with art from Calgary’s Civic Art Collection. To learn more about the CAAF’s mission and upcoming events, or about Calgary’s Civic Art Collection, please contact Tricia or look at


Trans Canada Trail

The Trans Canada trail has an ambitious goal of linking all of Canada with a continuous recreational trail system in time for Canada’s 150th birthday. An inspiring project of nation-building, and a source of public pride, Tricia Leadbeater supports the ongoing campaign, to which the Richardson Foundation periodically offers a matching campaign. The Richardson Foundation is a founding and key trail builder. To learn more about the trail, or to explore the trail in person please check out the website


Charity Intelligence

We have partnered with Charity Intelligence and its inspirational leader for intimate educational events for our clients.  We also share resources from Charity Intelligence on how to maximize the benefits of giving, through identifying the best charities for the causes our clients want to support, for methods to assess the impact of community investments, and how to identity the most effective and efficient charities in Canada.  If you would like to know more about Charity Intelligence and its research, you can learn more at or contact Tricia. Charity Intelligence is a not-for-profit organization that depends fully on donors to fund its work.


Calgary CFA Society

Tricia currently volunteers with the Calgary CFA Society on their Investment Committee. She is also a past director of the society. The Calgary CFA Society is a member society of CFA Institute.

The CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion of ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. Its aim is to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economics grow. Our network of more than 160 societies helps carry out our global mission in local markets.

  CFA Society Calgary

Dress for Success

Richardson Wealth is a proud presenter of PARKLUXE, the annual fundraising gala for Dress for Success Calgary. Parkluxe (previously SNAP) is an evening to celebrate and showcase Canadian fashion and music, and also the strength of our Calgary community.  The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.