Supporting the moments that matter to kids

Charitable organizations help enhance and better the lives of people in our community. Shaw is committed to supporting initiatives for children and youth by providing local organizations financial and in-kind support.

Apply for Support

We invite charitable organizations to apply for a cash or in-kind donation. Applications are reviewed four times per year.

Please review the following schedule and ensure the timing of your online application corresponds with your request timelines.

Online Application
deadline
Decisions Communicated
to Applicant
November 28, 2014 February 16, 2015
February 28, 2015 May 6, 2015
June 5, 2015 August 5, 2015
August 28, 2015 November 20, 2015

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Learn more about our key programs

Shaw Rocket Fund

Shaw Rocket Fund

The Shaw Rocket Fund supports Canadian children’s programming and is recognized worldwide for its creativity and commitment to quality. We are strong believers in creating quality programming that encourages the young, imaginative minds of our kids while enriching their lives through interaction with creative content.

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Shaw Employee giving

Shaw Employee giving

Community giving is paramount to our over 14,000 employees, as such Shaw strives to support any and all of their charitable endeavours. Through our Shaw Employee Giving programs, employees can have their donations to organizations matched by Shaw, apply for a grant for the group they volunteer with, and apply for a team fundraising match.


Shaw Pumpkin Patrol

Shaw Pumpkin Patrol

For more than 30 years, Shaw has been helping to keep our communities safe on Halloween. Every October 31st the Shaw Pumpkin Patrol is out in our local communities handing out safety items and offering trick-or-treaters tips on how to keep Halloween safe.

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Shaw Bears

Shaw Bears

Since 1989, Shaw has provided over 405,000 cuddly, soft Shaw Bears to children in stressful situations through community organizations and emergency service groups across Canada. The Shaw Bear mascot also attends various Shaw and public community events throughout the year.


Shaw Charity Classic

Shaw Charity Classic

We're proud to host the Shaw Charity Classic, a new Champions Tour tournament that will bring some of the most recognized and accomplished golfers in the game to Calgary.

This major international event is a celebration of the things we care about: families, kids, charities and community.

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Pink Shirt Day

Congratulations Dana Pattison, winner of our #PinkShirtPromise contest

Enjoy the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles! Thanks to everyone who participated.


Contest Details:

  • Trip for two to attend the 2015 Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles, CA on August 9, 2015.
  • Airfare, transportation, $500 spending money and 5-Star accomodation.

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