Help Spread the Wordy Goodness

Thanks to Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by Altalink, your gift to Wordfest can make an even greater mark this year. Wordfest receives 100% of all designated donations and up to 50% in extra funding through this matching gift program. Your gift will help support our outstanding children’s programming, including in-theatre and in-school presentations during Wordfest’s festival from October 8 to 15, 2018. We invite you to consider donating to Wordfest through Birdies for Kids this season as we plan for another year of igniting ideas and building community – one inspiring story at a time.

How do I make an online donation?

Donate online through Birdies for Kids today and double your contribution to Wordfest.

Donate Online

How do I set up a monthly donation?

To donate monthly or to make a one-time contribution online to Wordfest, please visit our fundraising page on

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How do I donate by cheque?

All cheques must be made out to Calgary Shaw Charity Classic Foundation, and mailed or delivered in person to the Wordfest office. Tax Receipts will be issued by the Calgary Shaw Charity Classic Foundation.

Memorial Park Library
2nd Floor, 1221 2nd Street SW
Calgary, AB  T2R 0W5

Please Contact Us for Assistance

Who do I contact for more information?

Everett Wilson
Marketing Manager
403-237-9072 |