Foundation Support

  • The Maja Foundation has provided a three grants to the Bow Valley SPCA to support our no kill, no cage mission.  In 2016 their financial grant supported our operations and in 2017 helped us with planned rennovations, and in 2018 to help cover the exceptional medical costs required for some of our

  • The Lohnes Family Fund has provided grants in 2017 and 2018 to the Bow Valley SPCA to support our no kill, no cage mission.  Their financial support helps us with on-going costs for veterinary care and behavioural training.

  • The Donner Canadian Foundation has awarded the Bow Valley SPCA a grant supporting rennovations to improve the quality of life for the dogs and acats in our care.  This grant will allow us to complete outdoor spaces that can be accessed from existing indoor rooms, enriching their environment--especially for those who remain with us for extended periods of time.

  • The Chris and Peter Thomas Fund at the Calgary Foundation has provided a grant to the Bow Valley SPCA to support our no kill, no cage mission.  This grant supports the care and feeding of the dogs and cats at the Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption Centre, home of the Bow Valley SPCA.

  • The Greygates Foundation has provided funds to the Bow Valley SPCA supporting the wages of Animal Care Attendants (ACAs).  This support is extremely important since ACAs are our front line in caring for the dogs and cats at the Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption centre, home of the Bow Valley SPCA.

  • The Calgary Foundation's Community Grants Program has provided the funds for the complete re-design of our web site.  The re-design will be mobile friendly to accomodate the huge increase (over 500%) in people accessing our web site using a mobile device.  The source code for the new platform wil

  • The Fancy Fund at The Calgary Foundation has again (2016) provided a grant to the Bow Valley SPCA to support dog and cat rescues in the province of Alberta with first preference to pay for extraordinary verterinary bills.

  • The Scotlyn Foundation is based in Canmore and supports the Bow Valley SPCA.

  • The McEwen Spay/Neuter Fund at The Calgary Foundation has again (2016) granted the Bow Valley SPCA funds from their Spay/Neuter Fund. Their financial support helps us with on-going costs associated with one of our core missions.

  • Community Spirit funds are provided by the Alberta Government.  The grant is based on total annual cash donations from individual Albertans that have been received by the Bow Valley SPCA over a 12-month fiscal period.

Business Supporters

  • Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is recognized globally for progressive environmental stewardship and resp

  • Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality as a year -round luxury mountain resort to our guests for more than 125 years.

  • The Bow Valley SPCA received a cheque for over $2000 on February 16, 2018. The donation was created from the front-of-house and the back-of-house staff, who contributed over $1000 over an eight day period in December 2017. BHC management matched the amount raised by employees.

  • Mt Norquay gives back to the community by offering Toonie Tuesday five times during the ski season.  On each of those days, skiers can ski for $2.  And on each of those days the Norquay staff encourages skiers to make a donation to a local charity.  The Bow Valley SPCA is one of those chosen by M

  • The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company sponsors the Bow Valley SPCA.  This support includes proceeds from the sales of Powder Hound Blonde Ale for November 2017, donations of beer and sodas at SPCA events such as the Mutt Strut and Pet Nite, and collaboration on other events and initiatives.

  • Murrietas suported the Bow Valley SPCA with the proceeds of their annual invitational golf tournament.  Cody Marks, the general manager of Murrieta's Canmore presented a cheque for $3600 to Ed Mrozek, the treasurer of the Bow Valley SPCA, on August 8, 2017.

  • Nesters Market Liquor Store at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel collects donations from its customers.  The donations are given to the Bow Valley SPCA several times each year.

  • You rent, they donate! Since 2014, StoreSmart Self-Storage has been donating $1 from every unit rental in support of animal welfare organizations throughout Alberta, including the Bow Valley SPCA! As of 2017, they have raised more than $5,200 in support of SPCAs and Humane Societies in Canmore, Cochrane, Red Deer and Edmonton.

  • Pink Umbrella Designs is a boutique graphic design studio based in Canmore, specializing in business marketing materials, small business website, branding and wedding/event stationery.

  • The Bow Valley Crag & Canyon is the oldest weekly newpaper in the Bow Valley.  Their reporters cover all of the local and regional events.  Their support for the Bow Valley SPCA ranges from weekly ads about dogs or cats needing a forever home to special campaigns to help the Bow Valley SPCA w

  • Mountain FM is THE local radio station for the Bow Valley.  In addition to the news and great music, just about every business in Canmore and banff is tuned to Mountain FM.  They support the Bow Valley SPCA week in and week out as well as promoting our special events like the Bow Meow Fashion Sho

  • The staff at Defending Awsome and The Old Spaghetti Factory work together to do annual fundraisers for the Bow Valley SPCA

  • Mut Hut Pet Emporium Inc. is a young and progressive Canadian Rockies company that was formed for the sole purpose of realizing the importance of a pets place in your family.

  • Pam Doyle is an international award-winning photographer living and working in Canmore, Alberta, nestled in the beauty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Pam has worked at newspapers and magazines as a photojournalist for 25 years.

  • Blue Hut Technology has been a major business supporter since 2010.  They have provided expert support for our older web site (abandoned by the original developers) and are the architects of the current web site--which allows volunteers to manage the web site using CMS technology.

Corporate Supporters

  • Pestell Pet Supplies provides the Bow Valley SPCA with their EasyClean kitty litter at no charge.

Individual Donors

  • Frank Sojonky recently announced he would donate more than $100,000 to the SPCA -- by far the highest personal donation received by the organization for the future animal shelter -- in return for naming the facility the Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption Centre.

  • A former Canmorite who loves animals and suffered from terminal brain cancer donated a total of $60,000 to the Bow Valley SPCA.  Bev Bendell is no longer with us, but her generosity helped create Canada's first no kill, no cage adoption centre.