Calgary Co-op helps you make a difference in the community by investing more than $2 million every year. This includes in-kind donations, funding for community programs and charitable donations.
One of our areas of giving is through the Calgary Co-op Community Foundation. Our primary focus is food security. We are helping to provide easy access to affordable, healthy food and proper nutritional habits to local families struggling to provide this basic need.
To improve food security in our community we have three pillars:
We support and fund organizations or programs operating in Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, High River, Okotoks and Strathmore that improve food security.
Please allow a response time of at least 6 weeks, with at least 6 months lead time for donation requests of $2,500. Due to the volume of requests we receive, this allows all submissions to be reviewed in a timely manner.
We focus our funding efforts on improving food security, as we cannot support every group or worthwhile cause. Please note we do not fund the following:
If your organization is a registered charity but doesn’t qualify for the community investment program, consider taking advantage of our Charity Plus program to get a 5% discount (and yearly member refund) from our food centres.