By choosing one of the Energy Marketers in our network for your electricity, natural gas, or green energy needs,
you are in reality part of a bigger and more important picture.
At no additional cost to you, indirectly you are supporting companies that in turn are sharing with and supporting
worthy causes in your community. As the People's Utility we are committed to helping charitable and community programs.
Together we can make a difference. By actively helping to fund various social programs, we all benefit by giving back to those in our community.
Here is a snapshot of some of the ways the Energy Marketers in the People's Utility are giving back.
The altView Foundation for Gender Variant and Sexual Minorities (Supported by Park Power)
The altView Foundation for Gender Variant and Sexual Minorities reduces stigmatization and isolation around queer people and ideas by providing advocacy,
education and support to Albertans. (The foundation uses queer as a positive identity label that serves as an umbrella for many individuals who might otherwise
use Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Trans as their personal descriptors.)
Park Power donates 10% of its electricity profits to the altView Foundation when a customer designates that they want to support them during sign up.
The BRWA is an inclusive, collaborative and consensus-based community partnership that is working to guide, support and deliver actions to sustain or improve the health of the Battle River watershed.
Camrose Energy donates 10% of its profits to the BRWA when a customer designates that they want to support them during sign up.
Boys & Girls Club of Strathcona County (Supported by Park Power)
The Boys and Girls Club of Strathcona County has served the County community since 2001, enriching the lives of 300 children and youth annually through after-school,
spring break and summer camp programs that offer fun, challenging experiences and activities focused on healthy living, personal growth, learning, and community involvement.
Park Power donates 10% of its electricity profits to the Boys & Girls Club of Strathcona Country when a customer designates that they want to support them during sign up.
Calgary Pride is a not-for-profit organization that exists to promote equality and celebrate Calgary's diversity.
Its vision is a city, free from discrimination against gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.
Spot Power was a sponsor of the Calgary Pride festival in 2018 and plans to continue supporting this organization in the future.
The mission of the CPLF is to enable the citizens of Calgary to have the best public library system in the world.
It was created in 1999 to provide an opportunity for individuals, businesses and foundations to participate in building a library system for today and future generations.
100% of the net income from the sale of electricity and natural gas through Sandstone Energy will be donated to the CPLF for the next 10 years.
The Canadian Mental Health Association is a nation-wide charitable organization that promotes the mental health
of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.
CMHA provides support services for adults with severe and persistent mental health illness.
Camrose Energy donates 10% of its profits to the CMHA when a customer designates that they want to support them during sign up.
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Northern Alberta (CPAWS) (Supported by Park Power)
CPAWS Northern Alberta has championed the protection of Alberta's diverse natural heritage since its establishment in 1968 as the first regional chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.
CPAWS is Canada’s pre-eminent, non-profit wilderness protection organization.
Together, they are working to keep at least half of Canada's public land and water wild – forever.
Park Power donates 10% of its electricity profits to CPAWS when a customer designates that they want to support them during sign up.
The Drumheller & District Humane Society (Supported by Camrose Energy)
The Drumheller & District Humane Society cares for animals in need, finds them forever homes,
and works with and educates the community on responsible pet ownership.
Camrose Energy donates 10% of its profits to the Drumheller & District Humane Society when a customer
designates that they want to support them during sign up.
The City of Lacombe established Echo Energy in 2013 as a new utility offering for consumers.
The initiative was simple, they provide power to local homes and businesses, with the sales proceeds creating an alternative source of funding for community projects.
Net proceeds from Echo Energy, energy sales are deposited directly into the Echo Lacombe Community Fund which provides funding support for projects dedicated to improving the quality of life within the community.
Festival Place Cultural Arts Foundation (FPCAF) (Supported by Park Power)
The Festival Place Cultural Arts Foundation (FPCAF) is committed to supporting and promoting Festival Place in Sherwood Park.
They support the community’s emerging artists through grants, promotion and collaboration with schools and other community groups.
Its mission is to help increase the awareness of local artists and to support their artistic development through the furthering of their schooling,
mentoring and exposure. Park Power donates 10% of its electricity profits to the FPCAF when a customer designates that they want to support them during sign up.
The Foothills Energy Co-op was started by a group of volunteers in the Black Diamond and Turner Valley area with a goal of
supporting conservation and sustainable initiatives within the service area.
The revenues from the sale of electricity and natural gas are retained and reinvested in the Foothills Energy Cop-op Community Fund.
The Community Fund is allocated in small amounts to a number of member groups and community initiatives in the area in the form of bursaries.
The bursaries are use to support both environmental and social projects.
The Fort City Church is an exciting community of regular and down to earth people who work together to discover life, transformation, and adventure through Christ.
Get Energy's goal is to provide at cost energy to every registered charity in Alberta and they have recently added the Fort City Church to their supported organizations list.
100% of the energy profits from the church's account is donated back to the church at the end of each year.
This means more money for the church to do what they do best, help people in the community.
Fluent Utilities has taken part in various charity initiatives across the globe and in Alberta in hopes of helping people live Fluent lives.
These charity initiatives include renovating an elementary school in the Dominican Republic, repairing an elementary school that was damaged by an earthquake in the Philippines, and more.
Generating Opportunities (GO) Technology Foundation (Supported by EMCO Energy)
GO Technology Foundation is a non-profit social enterprise incorporated in Alberta that anticipates and integrates disruptive technologies in our community.
EMCO Energy, an initiative of the GO Technology Foundation, anchors local capital and uses revenues from its customers' energy bills to re-invest back into the community
through GO's other initiatives.
Habitat for Humanity Camrose builds decent, simple and affordable homes in partnership with families and the community.
Habitat Camrose was formed in 1996 and to date has built 24 homes.
Camrose Energy donates 10% of its profits to Habitat for Humanity Camrose when a customer designates that they want to support them during sign up.
Recently, Camrose Energy installed solar panels on the roof of the Camrose ReStore,
which will help reduce the ReStore's monthly power bills, enabling Habitat for Humanity to divert more funds toward its programming.
Kids Cancer Care has programs uniquely designed to meet the needs of families at each stage of the cancer journey, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.
The foundation helps Alberta Children and families by providing funding and programs in these key areas: camp and outreach; research and hospital;
and education support and scholarship programs. Sandstone Energy is supporting Kids Cancer Care by providing electricity for the foundation at cost.
KidSport Calgary and Area (Supported by Spot Power)
KidSport Calgary and Area believes that no kid should be left on the sidelines and all should be given the opportunity to experience the positive benefits of organized sports.
KidSport provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport.
KidSport Calgary and Area earns a monthly income from customers who sign up for electricity with Spot Power through their dedicated sign up page.
McMurray Gospel Assembly (Supported by Get Energy)
Get Energy's goal is to provide at cost energy to every registered charity in Alberta and they have started with the McMurray Gospel Assembly.
100% of the energy profits from the charities account is donated back to the charity at the end of each year.
This means more money for the charity to do what they do best, help people in the community.
Muscular Dystrophy Canada (Supported by Park Power)
The mission of Muscular Dystrophy Canada is to enhance the lives of those affected with neuromuscular disorders by
continually working to provide ongoing support and resources while relentlessly searching for a cure through well funded research.
Its vision is to find a cure for neuromuscular disorders in our lifetime.
Park Power donates 10% of its electricity profits to Muscular Dystrophy Canada when a customer designates that they want to support them during sign up.
Mountain View Power was founded in 2010 by the Olds Institute for Community and Regional Development as an innovative community sustainability imitative.
100% of the profits generated by the sale of energy is used to support and grow the community and region in a vibrant and sustainable manner.
The Open Door exists to meet the needs of youth ages 11-24 who find themselves at risk.
Their services include the provision of basic needs (emergency shelter and food) and opportunities for healing and
hope (a listening ear, counseling, skill development, and reconnection with family).
Camrose Energy donates 10% of its profits to the Open Door when a customer designates that they want to support them during sign up.
The mission of Saffron Centre is to work to support the healing and empowerment of
those who have been affected by sexual assault, abuse and sexual violence; and to promote change in attitudes,
beliefs and social norms. Park Power donates 10% of its electricity profits to the Saffron Centre
when a customer designates that they want to support them during sign up.
The Skipping Stone Foundation is a Calgary-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support and empower trans and gender diverse
youth and their families in the province of Alberta.
Having observed that historically, far too often trans and gender diverse youth are subject to significant negative stigma
and substantially increased barriers to equitable care, support and quality of life, the Skipping Stone Foundation was formed with the goal
of breaking down those barriers and giving youth positive and affirming opportunities surrounding their gender identity.
The Skipping Stone earns a monthly income from customers who sign up for electricity with Spot Power through their dedicated sign up page.
Spot Power is further supporting the Skipping Stone by providing electricity services for the organization at cost.
For every electricity site in the Town of Vulcan and Vulcan County that switches to Bow Valley Power,
$20 is donated to the Vulcan Brand Innovation Team (VBIT), up to $10,000. The funds will be going towards community technology projects, such as the Solar Park.
The park is the first of its kind in Canada, combining solar energy production with a community green space.
After the devastating Fort McMurray fires in 2016 a number of the Energy Marketers in our network banded together to donate a portion of their income on electricity
consumed by their customers to the Fort McMurray Food Bank and Red Cross.
In 2016, donations from this group of companies totaled over $33,000.
Shop local today and choose a utility company that is dedicated to the community.