Funding meaningful change
At TELUS, we understand that each community has unique needs. That’s why we offer funding that drives positive outcomes in communities across Canada and globally.
TELUS Community Board Grants
Funded by the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation®, our Community Boards support initiatives from Canadian registered charities and qualified donees that focus on local, grassroots community-based health and education programs that help youth reach their full potential.
What we fund
We put community funding in the hands of local leaders to support programs that best meet our vision and clearly demonstrate the following criteria:
Support youth up to age 29 experiencing obstacles to reach their full potential
Align with our interest in health and education
Will be successful with single year funding of up to $20,000, with the exception of the TELUS Barrie and Central Ontario Community Board which is up to $10,000
Preference is given to programs that best demonstrate the use of technology to make positive impacts in the community
Canadian Community Boards
Quebec: Rimouski, Quebec City & Montreal
Ontario: Ottawa and Eastern Ontario, Greater Toronto and Hamilton, Barrie and Central Ontario
Manitoba and Saskatchewan
Alberta: Calgary and Southern Alberta, Edmonton and Northern Alberta
British Columbia: Interior and Northern BC, Vancouver and Coastal, Vancouver Island
Registered Canadian charities and qualified donees seeking funding for breakthrough ideas in youth mental health or environmental education and climate action programs for youth are invited to apply for a TELUS Friendly Future Foundation Innovation Grant.
Indigenous Communities Fund
Flexible grants are available for Indigenous-led organizations that support Indigenous peoples, which includes First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples, through programs meeting social, health, cultural, education and community needs.
Sponsorships and charity discounts in Canada
Sponsorships are an integral component of our social purpose strategy and an important part of TELUS’ brand marketing activities. We select sponsorships that help us fulfill our commitment to creating sustainable communities where we live, work and serve and that help bring our brand promise to life. Does your organization have a sponsorship opportunity you would like TELUS to consider?
Connecting charities for less
At TELUS, we’re helping registered charities save on technology expenses so they can focus on supporting our communities. Your charity could be eligible for exclusive business mobility, office internet, TELUS Secure Business and Business Connect offers.
Frequently asked questions
Through TELUS International and TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods, our Community Boards support local grassroots initiatives in several countries.
Since 2007, TELUS International and its team members have impacted the lives of over 1.2 million people across the world through volunteering and charitable giving, including Community Board donations in the following countries:
TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods
Our TELUS North Carolina Community Board
supports regional grassroots projects and charities that help create a positive impact.
For questions about the TELUS North Carolina Community Board please email email@example.com