Grant Program

Shell Canada

Relevent Country: Canada

The Shell Canada is offering grants to support community projects and initiatives that are located near the facilities and exploration interests throughout Canada.


The Shell Canada aim to be a good neighbour wherever they work and live, by contributing to the well-being of local communities throughout Canada. Shell provides support in a variety of forms including funding to not for profit and local community organizations, donations to charitable organizations and grants to employees, retirees and retailer/agents giving back to their communities.

Social Investment Themes

  • Education
  • Adult Learning
  • Kindergarten – Grade 12 (Early Learning, High School Completion, STEM and Cultural Retention)
  • Community Skills & Enterprise Development
  • Skills/Vocational Training/Leadership Development
  • Small and medium enterprise development
  • Safety
  • Driver behaviour
  • Emergency response
  • Pedestrian safety
  • Environment
  • Biodiveristy/Conservation efforts
  • Improve local environment
  • Water programs or initiatives
  • Health
  • Access to and quality of health care
  • Provision of equipment
  • Prevention of illness
  • Access to Energy
  • Support of energy services
  • Access to energy products
  • Community Development
  • Traditional livelihood and cultural retention
  • Indigenous inequity / MMIWG
  • Community capacity building

Eligibility Criteria

  • At Shell Canada, they have social investment programs that support the communities around the operations as well as national programs that ​​provide lasting benefits to Canadians across the country. ​​
  • Shell Canada is proud to support a variety of initiatives that benefit the neighbours. The local funding includes the following communities:


  • Grande Prairie and area, Strathcona County, Fort Saskatchewan, Sherwood Park and Bruderheim.
  • British Columbia
  • Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope and Tumbler Ridge.
  • Ontario
  • Sarnia, Lambton County, St. Clair, Corunna, Mooretown, Walpole Island, Kettle Point, Stoney Point Township and Brockville.

Ineligibility Criteria

  • Shell’s social investment program does not fund the following:
  • Operating expenses
  • Dues or memberships
  • Giveaways or prizes
  • Individuals or individual pursuits
  • Golf tournaments, hockey tournaments, tennis, fishing or other sporting tournaments
  • Sports – professional, recreational or minor sports teams
  • For-profit organizations
  • Trips, tours, and travel expenses
  • Third party fundraiser or fundraising events
  • Conferences, forums, trade shows, conventions, seminars (unless industry-related)
  • Religious causes that do not serve the general public on a non-denominational basis
  • Advertising, film, video, television and book productions

Private foundations

  • Fraternal and labour organizations/service clubs
  • Private (fee-based) elementary or secondary schools
  • Political parties or lobby groups
  • Projects where benefits occur outside Canada