Mom and son facing each other laughing

Working together for caregivers.

Every day, all across Canada, over eight million unpaid caregivers take on the responsibility of helping a loved one in need. We’re proud to provide them with our support. Petro-Canada CareMakers Foundation provides grants to charitable organizations nationwide that are dedicated to supporting caregivers.

Meet some of the organizations we funded this year and see how they’re making a difference.

2021 National Grant recipients.

12 grants in 10 provinces

This year, we awarded over $1.7 million through our national grants to organizations working to create transformational change in the lives of family caregivers across Canada. Explore these grants to see how our funding is helping to alleviate many different challenges caregivers face today.

Granddaughter, daughter, father

2021 Local Grant recipients.

71 grants in 9 provinces

The local grant stream gives out $7,500 to community-based organizations across the country - to strengthen local programs and resources for caregivers in their local communities.

  • Providing respite for caregivers.
  • Offering counselling and emotional support.
  • Providing education and workshops.
  • Practical support such as transportation and food.

Our grant recipients.

National Grant Recipients 2020
Local Grant Recipients 2021