Community grants

At TELUS, we understand that each community has unique needs. That’s why we put community funding in the hands of local leaders who know our communities best.

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Apply for funding

Local and regional charities

Registered charities working within a specific city or region can apply to their applicable 


If your organization supports community-based initiatives outside of one of our major

centres, you can still apply for a regional grant.

Funding outside of Canada

helps create a positive impact in U.S. communities through our North Carolina Community Board.

If your organization is located outside of the U.S., TELUS International supports local grassroots initiatives around the world.


If your organization has a sponsorship opportunity you would like TELUS to consider, please apply using our 


Innovation Grants

Registered Canadian charities seeking funding for innovative programming to solve some of Canada’s most pressing problems facing youth are invited to apply for an Innovation Grant.

Indigenous Communities Fund

Flexible grants are available for Indigenous-led organizations that support Indigenous programs and community initiatives meeting social, health, cultural, and community needs.

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Connecting charities for less

At TELUS, we’re helping registered charities in Canada reduce their expenses so they can focus on supporting our communities. Learn how we can support your organization.

TELUS Community Boards

At TELUS, we give where we live. That’s why we put community funding in the hands of local leaders.

What we fund

Through our TELUS Community Boards, funded by the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation, we fund programs that best meet our vision and clearly demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Focus on enabling vulnerable youth to succeed

  • Align with our interest in health and education

  • Demonstrate technological innovation in program delivery

  • Define and measure social outcomes

Canadian Community Boards

Funded by the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation, our 13 Canadian Community Boards support local grassroots initiatives from Canadian registered charities that focus on vulnerable communities through public health and technology programs.

Community Boards outside of Canada


TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods
, our community boards support local grassroots initiatives from registered charities in six countries: