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Ways to Donate

Supporting CKUA your way

One-time or monthly, the choice is yours!

With CKUA, the possibilities to support our creative, people-powered, donor-supported multi-media network are limitless. From supporting daily operations to studio and transmitter and digital network revitalization projects to on-air or community programs, your donation powers CKUA, as Alberta’s voice for music, arts and culture for the benefit of Albertans and people across the world.
How can you help? Every dollar you give contributes to CKUA’s ongoing ability to broadcast 8,760 hours of curated programming, showcase 4,000 Canadian artists (of which 1,000 are Albertan) and present over 400 interviews, live performances, video sessions and events each year. All with an aim to enrich the lives of thousands with music and story that forever inspires and connects our world-wide community.
Discover all the ways you can give to make an impact today and for future generations of music, arts and culture enthusiasts!

Make it Monthly

What’s the singular difference you make as a monthly donor? You help to generate a predictable and stable source of income that enhances CKUA’s month-to-month sustainability. Thanks to you and the rest of our faithful Crew, the music keeps playing whenever and wherever we need to hear it most. Ensure CKUA can continue to inspire through the power of music, arts, and culture by providing reliable funding. Enjoy perks like merchandise discounts and maintain your status as a member of The Crew – without renewal reminders!

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Give Annually

Every minute CKUA broadcasts costs about $12. Each year, 8,760 program hours are produced to the tune of $6.4M! Your annual gift directly powers those hours with the added benefit of bringing you and the rest of our devoted Crew closer to the music and artists you love to hear each and every day.

Donate Annually

Read more about the various ways your donation can power CKUA in our Case for Support

Case for Support

Mobile Giving

Did you know that you can use your cell phone to make a donation to CKUA? Donate five dollars or twenty-five dollars and the amount will be added to your mobile bill. One hundred per cent of your donation goes to CKUA and you can obtain a tax receipt.


How-to donate via text steps in a nutshell:

  • – Enter the number 45678, on your text messaging app
  • – Text the letters C-K-U-A
  • – Select your amount, $5, $10 or $25
  • – Please note that your donation amount will be added to your mobile phone bill and all mobile users can obtain a tax receipt for their donations made via text message by visiting: (100% of your donation goes to CKUA!)
  • – Click the link to make your musical request so we can play you a song and say thanks!
  • – And just like that, you’re done donating and can feel good about supporting CKUA, your voice for music, arts, and culture in Alberta and beyond!
  • – For information on how your personal details are used, how to obtain an official tax receipt, and more FAQs, please visit

Donating by Cheque?

Please make cheque payable to “CKUA Radio Network” and mail to:

CKUA Radio Network
Alberta Hotel
9804 Jasper Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 0C5


Discover more ways to give

From endowment funds, life insurance, securities and stocks to honouring a loved one and our Leadership Program there are so many ways to support.

Other Options

Donations to CKUA are tax-deductible, our charitable registration number is 118776830RR0001.

Questions? Call us at 1.800.494.2582 or

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