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. Members can select from a list of charities and designate any amount. Our charity partners are:

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

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

We are Together For Good!

Donate Online


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