Shell Canada is proud to support a variety of initiatives that benefit our neighbours. Our local funding includes the following communities:

  • Alberta

    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


Shell Canada’s social investment strategy focuses on two themes: Rising Indigenous Communities and Energy Transition and Access. More details will be shared on guidelines and application process in late 2023.

Projects outside of Canada

Please contact the Shell company in your country or visit the Shell Foundation website.


Funding may be used for one-time projects that benefit the community and are sustainable after the conclusion of the grant.

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 (see below for other funding options)

Application deadlines

Shell Canada is proud to support a variety of initiatives that benefit neighboring communities.

Deadline dates Deadline details
April 15

Applications submitted from February 16 – April 15 will be reviewed starting April 16.

Applications received after April 15 will be reviewed after the next deadline, June 15.

October 15

Applications submitted from June 16 – October 15 will be reviewed starting October 16.

This will be the final date for submissions.

Social Investment Themes

Online Grant Application Form

Shell provides funding for community projects that are located near our facilities and exploration interests throughout Canada.

Apply for funding