Calgary Co-op Cares: We really do!

Community is at the heart of everything we do. Our community needs us now more than ever and Calgary Co-op is here.

Calgary Co-op Cares charitable foundation provides support our most vulnerable including: seniors, children, the homeless and families at risk.

Co-op Members can donate online and Calgary Co-op will match that donation up to $25,000 (twenty-five thousand). Members can select from a list of charities and designate any amount. Our charity partners are:

Aidrie Food Bank
Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids
Calgary Food Bank
Calgary Meals on Wheels
Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society
Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter
High River Food Bank
Mustard Seed
Wheatland Food Bank

We also provide members an opportunity to provide a donation when they are shopping at our stores.

We are Together For Good!

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Donations

Every year we try and support our community as much as we can. Looking for a donation for a worthy cause? You’ve come to the right place.

Donation Guidelines

Due to the volume of requests we receive please allow a minimum of 6 weeks for us to respond. For donation requests of $2,500 or more please ensure you submit your application a minimum of 6 months in advance to ensure all submissions are reviewed in a timely manner.

While recognizing the growing needs of our community, we realize that we cannot support every group or worthwhile cause. Please note that we do not fund the following:

  • Service groups
  • Publications
  • Professional or technical associations
  • Political groups
  • Grant-making foundations
  • Community or goodwill advertising
  • Religious and sectarian organizations (except for community services offered on a non-denominational basis)
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Conferences, training sessions, seminars, workshops, conventions and retreats
  • Trips and tours
  • Organizations or programs operating outside of Calgary, Airdrie, High River and Strathmore
  • Private clubs
  • Corporate fundraising activities by external for-profit organizations;
  • Third-party fundraisers (particularly those that Calgary Co-op supports directly)
  • Film, video and television productions
  • Individuals
  • Endowments

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