Community Impact

Community Impact

Strengthening rural Alberta together.

Our Commitment

Energizing community growth and connection.

At EQUS, we’re not just powering homes; we’re fostering community spirit. Explore how our current initiatives in sponsorships, education, and local engagement are enriching rural Alberta today.

EQUS champions lifelong learning and community growth. Our Scholarship Program supports members’ families in their educational pursuits, providing financial assistance for post-secondary achievements.


Supporting education in rural Alberta.

Eligibility & Application

  • Applicant must be an Alberta resident and an EQUS member themselves, or have a parent or guardian who is an EQUS member.
  • Enrolled full-time in post-secondary or an apprenticeship program of at least two years.
  • Submit an application form, essay, transcripts, and two reference letters.

Scholarship Awards

  • Four students are awarded $1,500 scholarships each year based on academic and community involvement.
  • Selection by committee, focusing on comprehensive and well-rounded applications.

Application Period

  • Open from June 1 to August 1 annually.
  • Notification by September 15.

Submission Details

Send applications to or mail directly to EQUS Corporate Office.

Specialized Scholarships

Available for specific programs at NAIT, Red Deer College, Olds College, and Lethbridge College.

Current Sponsorships

The Western Canadian Baseball League

EQUS has expanded its community support by sponsoring three teams in the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) – the Sylvan Lake Gulls, Medicine Hat Mavericks, and Okotoks Dawgs. The WCBL is Canada’s most recognized summer collegiate baseball league, providing a platform for talented young players to showcase their skills. 

Enter our ticket giveaway happening right now! Just follow us on our social accounts to enter.

Operation Round Up

Together, we support our communities.

Through EQUS’ Operation Round Up program, member contributions directly support members facing hardship and fund projects benefiting youth, seniors, and children in our communities. With a remarkable 97% participation rate, EQUS members have donated over $400,000 to support our rural communities since 2016.

Community Connections

Get involved with EQUS.

Through the EQUS Community Connection (ECC), we’ve raised over $353,000 for our EQUS communities. Our employee-led initiatives and community events, such as the Annual Charity Golf Tournament, not only bring us together but also support significant causes and important organizations within our EQUS Service Area.

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