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Foundation Support

The Calgary Foundation Strategic Opportunity (Organization Development) Grants Program
The The Calgary Foundation Strategic Opportunity (Organization Development) Grants Program has awarded the Bow Valley SPCA a grant to support a seminar titled "How to Successfully Manage and Modify Problem Behaviours in Shelter Dogs. The grant will cover many of the costs associated with the seminar and hands on workshops.
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The Calgary Foundation Community Grants Program
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 accommodate the huge increase (over 500%) in people accessing our web site using a mobile device. The source code for the new platform will have an open source license, allowing other animal rescue groups to create their individualized web sites much more quickly and at a lower cost.
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Donner Canadian Foundation
The Donner Canadian Foundation has awarded the Bow Valley SPCA a grant supporting renovations to improve the quality of life for the dogs and cats 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.
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The Chris and Peter Thomas Fund at the Calgary Foundation
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.
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The Greygates Foundation
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.
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The Maja Foundation at the Calgary Foundation
The Maja Foundation has provided a two 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 is helping us with planned renovations to improve the quality of life for the dogs and cats in our care.
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The Lohnes Family Fund at the Calgary Foundation
The Lohnes Family Fund has provided a grant to the Bow Valley SPCA to support our no kill, no cage mission. Their financial support helps us with on-going costs medical care and behavioural training.
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Fancy's Fund at the Calgary Foundation
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 veterinary bills.
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Mcewen Spay/Neuter Fund at the Calgary Foundation
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.
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Community Spirit
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

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
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.
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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
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 responsible tourism.
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The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company
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.
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Murrietas
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.
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Nesters Market
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.
Mt Norquay
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 Mt Norquay for support--and we are extremely grateful!
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StoreSmart Self-Storage
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. StoreSmart Self-Storage also donates storage space to the Bow Valley SPCA in support of the Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption Centre's no-kill, no-cage philosophy.
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Banff Hospitality Collective
The Bow Valley SPCA received a cheque for $3333 in March 2017. The donation was created from the front-of-house and the back-of-house staff, who contributed almost $4000 over an eight day period in December 2016. BHC management had committed to match the amount raised by employees. Instead, they topped up the total amount to $10,000. The Bow Valley SPCA was one of three local charities to receive a share.
The Bow Valley Crag & Canyon
The Bow Valley Crag & Canyon is the oldest weekly newspaper 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 with major events, such as the Mut Strut and the Bow Meow Fashion Show. They created a campaign which asked residents to donate their loose change to us and it has generated over $10,000.
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Mountain FM
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 Show and the Mut Strut.
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Defending Awesome and The Old Spaghetti Factory
The staff at Defending Awesome and The Old Spaghetti Factory work together to do annual fundraisers for the Bow Valley SPCA.
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Mut Hut
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. Our company is committed to providing customers with products of excellent quality, innovative design at competitive prices. We want our customers and pets to enjoy a simple lifestyle, experience good health and most of all have fun!!
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Pam Doyle Photography
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. She moved to Canmore in 1998 and runs her own photography business, specializing in weddings, family portraits, event coverage and sports photography.
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Blue Hut
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.
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Corporate Supporters

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

Frank and Carla Cumming Sojonky
Frank Sojonky donated more than $100,000 to the SPCA --the highest personal donation received by the organization -- in return for naming the facility the Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption Centre.
Bev Bendell and Joe Downing
A former Canmorite who loved 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.