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SKIP Spotlight

The Next Big Thing empowers youth with the tools and skills they need to succeed as entrepreneurs. They empower young change-makers and entrepreneurial spirits through a six month intensive Fellowship Program and Youth Ambassador Program with access to world recognized entrepreneurs, influencers, leaders, and investors who share their passion for youth entrepreneurship and innovation. Shaw is proud to be a founding funder of The Next Big Thing.

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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
August 31, 2016 November 15, 2016
November 15, 2016 February 15, 2017
February 15, 2017 May 15, 2017
May 15, 2017 August 15, 2017

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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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