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COMMUNITY INVESTMENT

CONNECTING COMMUNITIES

We partner with leading organizations to address complex challenges facing our communities. Together, we help build an inclusive, resilient, healthy and connected Canada.

Shaw Pride Marches On

With Pride celebrations around the world cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have partnered with Calgary Pride, Calgary Arts Development, and The City of Calgary to help keep the Pride spirit alive with public art installations at Calgary’s Central Memorial Park.
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Community Partner Spotlight

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

The Alex Community Food Centre

Shaw helped launch Calgary’s first Community Food Centre, helping people gain knowledge and access to healthier food.
is a British Columbia based charitable organization, that has supported and mentored over 4,000 girls and women, to develop their strengths and leadership skills.
is a Canadian non-profit focused on combatting 2SLGBTQ+ discrimination and promoting acceptance in schools, summer camps, and workplaces.
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Shaw helped launch Calgary’s first Community Food Centre, helping people gain knowledge and access to healthier food.
is a British Columbia based charitable organization, that has supported and mentored over 4,000 girls and women, to develop their strengths and leadership skills.
is a Canadian non-profit focused on combatting 2SLGBTQ+ discrimination and promoting acceptance in schools, summer camps, and workplaces.

EDUCATION

Classroom Champions

Connecting Olympic athletes with students, motivating them to recognize their potential, set goals and dream big.
Pathways to Education is a national charitable organization dedicated to building a Graduation Nation. Partnering with local organizations in under-served communities, Pathways supports youth to graduate high school and achieve their full potential.
is a national Canadian charity that support and empowers entrepreneurs aged 15-25.
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Connecting Olympic athletes with students, motivating them to recognize their potential, set goals and dream big.
Pathways to Education is a national charitable organization dedicated to building a Graduation Nation. Partnering with local organizations in under-served communities, Pathways supports youth to graduate high school and achieve their full potential.
is a national Canadian charity that support and empowers entrepreneurs aged 15-25.

DIGITAL LITERACY

Calgary Police Foundation Youthlink

Teaching children to be responsible digital citizens through programs at YouthLink's Calgary Police Interpretive Centre.
Providing children and youth with the digital and media literacy skills to engage as active and informed digital citizens
is a Canadian humanitarian charitable organization, dedicated to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Canada and around the world
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Teaching children to be responsible digital citizens through programs at YouthLink's Calgary Police Interpretive Centre.
Providing children and youth with the digital and media literacy skills to engage as active and informed digital citizens
is a Canadian humanitarian charitable organization, dedicated to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Canada and around the world

Apply for Support

We invite charitable organizations to apply to Shaw for a cash or in-kind donation. Applications are reviewed four times per year in the Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer.


Please allow 20 weeks from the date of submission to assess your application for funding.

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Apply for Shaw Bears

Shaw Bears can provide a little comfort to kids when they’re going through hard times. To date, we’ve provided over 450,000 Shaw Bears.


Let us know if your organization or emergency service group wish to hand out Shaw Bears to kids who need them.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR KEY PROGRAMS

Shaw Charity Classic

The Shaw Charity Classic has raised over $48M for over 215 children and youth charities supporting over 500,000 youth in Alberta.

Shaw Employee giving

Shaw is passionate about the causes that are important to our 10,000 employees. Through our leading Employee Giving Programs, donations are matched dollar for dollar and employees can receive volunteer grants to donate to the charity of their choice.

Environment

At Shaw, we are committed to reducing our ecological footprint for the benefit of all of our employees, customers and the communities where we operate.

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