The Western Communities Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization committed to improving local communities.

How we give back

Community Infrastructure Grants

Each year, the Western Communities Foundation awards a series of $5,000 infrastructure grants to support community projects identified by Western staff.

Exceptional Achievement & Bursary Awards

The Western Communities Foundation Exceptional Achievement Citation & Bursary Awards are awarded to a local high school graduates in communities that are served by Western Financial Group.

Matching Grants

In 2005, the Western Communities Foundation launched the Matching Grant program whereby it matches – up to $500 – funds raised by employees in support of a local community project.

Watch how we give back


2015 is the year to Celebrate Our Communities. Since its launch in 2002, Western Financial Group's Western Communities Foundation has donated more than 1.25 million back into the communities in which we live and work.

Celebrating Our Communities

SEP 2015 - Celebrating Our Communities


The Western Communities Foundation remembers the ways Western Financial Group gave back to the communities where we live and work in 2014. We support our communities through initiatives such as Community Infrastructure Grants, Exceptional Achievement & Bursary Awards, and Matching Grants.

2014 - A Year of Giving Back

JAN 2015 - Western Communities Foundation's Year of Giving Back


November 2014 - $100,000 was donated by the Western Communities Foundation to remediate three flood damaged school playgrounds in High River, AB as a result of the 2013 Alberta Floods.

Reopening the Playgrounds

NOV 2014 - High River remediated school playgrounds reopen


September 2014 - Our sponsors, donors and supporters are vital in helping Western reach our fundraising goals for the Western Communities Foundation. This video is an example of how the fundraising dollars are used in the communities we work and live.

Annual Fall Golf Classic

SEP 2014 - Western Financial Group Annual Golf Tournament

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