Community Involvement

We know how important it is to give back to our communities and keep profits local. Through supporting and giving back to our communities, we aim to help local residents achieve great things.

We focus on:

  • Technology
  • Connection

Scholarships and Bursaries


Scholarships & Bursaries 

Every year CityWest provides scholarships to students in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Kitimat, and Smithers. These scholarships help new graduates pursue an education in the field of technology. 

Donations of Service


Donations of Services 

CityWest supports local non-profit organizations raise funds or reduce their costs with donations of services. This can be done through prizes at charity events, or by providing free services to community organizations. 

Charitable Donations

Through our refer-a-friend program, we make donations to local charitable organizations across British Columba each year. Every time a new customer is referred to CityWest by an existing customer, one of these charities will benefit from a $50 donation:

Prince Rupert Wildlife Society – Prince Rupert

Seafarers Mission – Prince Rupert

Helping Hands – Terrace

Kimmunity Angels – Terrace

My Mountain Co-op – Terrace (Shames Mountain)

Tamitik Status of Women – Kitimat

Kitimat Community Foundation – Kitimat

Northern Lights Wildlife Society – Smithers

Vanderhoof Community Foundation - Vanderhoof

BC Children’s Hospital – British Columbia

KidSport – British Columbia

Donation Guidelines

CityWest is proud to provide sponsorships and donations to local organizations in the communities we serve. Although we would like to satisfy every request, we simply cannot. We use the following criteria to evaluate each donation request. Requests are also based on budgetary considerations, and we caution that meeting all of the following criteria does not guarantee that CityWest will make the donation.

Donations Criteria:

  • Recipient of the donation must be from a community we service
  • The request must include a letter with an explanation of how the donation will help the organization benefit their community
  • CityWest must receive recognition for the donation
  • The request must align with the vision, mission, and values of CityWest

CityWest does not provide donations or sponsorship to:

  • Individuals (excludes scholarships)
  • Organizations with either political or religious affiliation
  • Advertising, promotion or telephone solicitations of any kind
  • Retroactive requests

If you would like to request a donation, please send a letter of request to:

Att: Marketing Dept.
248 Third Ave West
Prince Rupert BC V8J 1L1

Or email to: