Contractors

Bow Valley Contractors

Are you a non-profit looking for a Bow Valley contractor?

This list provides contact details for various Bow Valley contractors available for paid contracts.

Are you a Bow Valley contractor?

Are you a Bow Valley contractor with skills that could help support our local non-profits? Bonus points if you offer discounted rates for non-profits! Get in contact to learn more about joining the list.

Only local Bow Valley contractors are listed unless no local options exist.

* The Bow Valley in Alberta, Canada includes the communities of Canmore, Exshaw, Kananaskis, Banff, Lake Louise, and surrounding areas. 

Disclaimer – This list is not ‘vetted’. It is the responsibility of non-profit organizations to verify the expertise of any contractors before engaging them.

Recommended Process – It is strongly suggested that the following steps be taken before hiring a contractor:

  • Ask other non-profit organizations for their suggestions.
  • Use the forum to ask other non-profit organizations for their suggestions, experiences.
  • Get at least 3 quotes if possible.
  • Ask if they offer a non-profit rate.
  • Ask for and check references.
  • Ask for work samples.
Bow Valley Contractors

Communications

Bow Valley Marketing

Offering a full range of communications services, including strategic planning, content creation, website design/SEO and copywriting. Bow Valley Marketing specialize in helping organizations optimize their websites for user experience and SEO to help get found online. We work with organizations on content management plans for blogging, newsletters and social media. We also offer training and coaching services.

Passionate about working with values-driven organizations, Moselle, founder of Bow Valley Marketing offers over two business degrees and two decades of professional marketing communications experience, including eight years working with non-profit organizations. Moselle researched and designed this website for the Town of Canmore and the Town of Banff.

Website: Bow Valley Marketing

Please ask about our non-profit rates.

Perch Communications Inc

Perch Communications Inc specializes in helping non-profits find and share their authentic brand story through a combination of content strategy, media outreach and public relations. We bring over 10 years of experience in the public and non-profit sectors to our mission to help non-profits and community-minded businesses amplify their voice. We’re proud to have helped clients in the following industries: arts and culture, travel and tourism, municipal and provincial government, health and wellness, B2B, and higher education.

Website: Perch Communications Inc

 

ZedBiz Local Marketing

We provide digital marketing solutions to help your local non-profit to reach out to your community in a cost effective manner.

Website: ZedBiz Local Marketing

Facilitation/Strategic Planning

Kelly Wood Life Design + Facilitation

I work with organizations to support them in building positive organizational culture. In partnership with the organizations, we explore how to build trust, establish and live into real individual and organizational values, train in emotional intelligence, learn communication skills and deal with conflict.

Website: Kelly Wood Coaching

I offer non-profit rates for charities and non-profit organizations.

 

Leslie Taylor – Rathbone Taylor Consulting Inc.

I work as a meeting facilitator, helping groups explore and resolve their issues, create their plans and clarify roles, responsibilities and timing.  From agenda planning to reporting results, as an experienced facilitator I can help you make your meeting more productive. I’m semi-retired, but still occasionally take on interesting projects.

Website (including my resume): Leslie Taylor – Rathbone Consulting Inc.

I offer somewhat reduced rates for non-profits.

 

Trish Tutton – Speaker and Mindfulness Teacher

Trish is a speaker and mindfulness teacher who has taught mindfulness to thousands of people across North America for the last decade. She is deeply passionate about empowering people to meet the challenges of their life with more peace and presence; to use the practice of mindfulness to reduce stress and anxiety, and create individual and team resilience.

You can find her as a teacher on the #1 free meditation app in the world, Insight Timer. She offers keynotes, workplace trainings (including virtual), 1:1 mentorship support and digital programs. Trish is on a mission to help you be calmer, happier, and more effective in your life and work.

Website: Trish Tutton

I offer non-profit rates on my workplace mindfulness offerings.

 

Watershed Organizational Development Group Inc.

Watershed brings wisdom, curiosity, and tenacity to the task of optimizing organizational development system-wide: clarifying goals; empowering leaders; and building cohesive and informed teams. Through inclusive consultation and impactful, lively facilitated sessions, we bring tangible results to our clients.

With a high commitment to results, you can count on us to respectfully challenge the status quo and create opportunities and possibilities in the areas of strategic planning and visioning, leadership development (one-on-one and group), and team and organizational development.

Website: Watershed Organizational Development Group Inc.

We’re pleased to offer Not-for-Profit rates as appropriate.

Grant Writing & Strategy

KEA Canada

KEA Canada provides interim leadership and services in a variety of areas including resource development, capacity-building, strategic planning, board development, campaign planning and management, coaching, and services for families and organizations looking for advice in strategic philanthropy.

Website: KEA Canada

Graphic Designers

Dee Larosa – Phaneric

Dee Larosa is a freelance graphic designer, Co-Founder of Crowfoot Media and Art Director of Canadian Rockies Annual. She offers seamless design thinking across branding, editorial, packaging, and web/mobile design, centered around a strong visual concept.

She’s been working professionally for over 10 years now, with clients over that time including ROAM Transit, artsPlace Canmore, Block Kitchen + Bar, Canmore Folk Music Festival, Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff Pride, Mount View BBQ, Eric Harvie Law, Bear Street Financial Group, Paul Zizka Photography and OFFBEAT, among many more.

Website: Phaneric

Jaime Birch Design

Jaime Birch is a freelance graphic designer working with logo design, brand identity, print marketing, and package design.

Website: Jaime Birch Design

Non-profit rates offered.

Martha de Santiago – Itinerant Creatures

Martha de Santiago is a graphic designer and illustrator specializing in editorial design and meaningful branding. Originally trained as a filmmaker, she has spent the last eight years applying her love of storytelling to colour, shape and detail, both as in-house designer and roaming freelancer. Martha finds her inspiration in the wilderness and a good cup of coffee, and she is always happy to chat about design with non-profits in the area.

Website: Itinerant Creatures

Sedulous One Media

Graphic design, website design, and video production.

Website: Sedulous One Media

Human Resources/Leadership Consulting

Heather Leier-Murray

I provide human resources and leadership consulting. I work with organizations to build, enhance, &/or redevelop their human resources programming. I also help leaders and organizations become more effective through leadership growth and development.

Website: Heather Leier-Murray

Non-profit rates are available for registered not for profit organizations.

Photography/Videography

Photography

Alex Popov Photography

Providing local landscape images as well as commercial photography in the Bow Valley.
Non-profit rates are applicable, but please contact to discuss.

 

Camille Nathania Photography

Camille Nathania is a portrait, documentary & lifestyle photographer driven to create for good. Passionate about social, environmental & humanitarian issues, I am actively seeking opportunities to work with organisations whose work aims to address these issues in our community and in our world. I am an active Bow Valley community member, having worked & volunteered for Bow Valley SPCA, Canmore Museum, Canmore General Hospital and more, and would love to work with more organisations to tell meaningful & impactful stories.

With 10+ years of experience in photography, graphic design and marketing, my services include documentary photography & storytelling; content creation & lifestyle photography; and creative consulting. I am also available for select graphic design, web design & copywriting projects.

I offer reduced rates for non-profits

Website: Camille Nathania Photography

 

Kristy Wolfe Photography

Kristy Wolfe offers storytelling photography sessions for organizations, as well asPay It Forward photography sessions that can be gifted to medical, special needs, or palliative families. Kristy’s most recent projects, including her book, Tell Your Story Through Photography, are about teaching others how to narrate their own experiences through photography.

Stories drive action. Connect with Kristy to discuss either having her photograph stories for your non-profit or inviting her to teach your community to tell their own stories through photography. Kristy has worked and/or volunteered with the following non-profits: ArtsPlace, Canmore Museum, Bow Valley Immigration Partnership, Rocky Mountain Adaptive, and Hope for Kids Palliative Care Society of the Bow Valley.

Website: Kristy Wolfe Photography

 

Georgi Silckerodt – Silckerodt Photography

My name is Georgi and I am a local photographer specializing in portraits and business branding. I have worked with small businesses and non for profits for over 10 years to create beautiful and impactful websites and social media content. I have worked with over 150 businesses and entrepreneurs in the bow valley, elevating their brand with impactful imagery.

My most popular services include headshots, physical spaces, products and lifestyle photography.

Website: Silckerodt Photography

I offer discounted rates for non for profits.

 

Nahanni Photography

Description: I am a Metis artist born and raised in the Canadian Rockies.

My creative practice involves the human impact on the environment, focusing on national parks in Canada. Growing up in Banff National Park has made me focus on the mix between tourism and wildlife and trying to rely on the harm that we have on the animals. We need to learn to coexist.

Photography graduate from Emily Carr University of Art & Design in Vancouver BC. Completing my Photography Practicum at the Banff Centre and now trying to navigate a career in this crazy world. I am currently working full time as an artist creating artwork for galleries and publications internationally including the 2022 European Cultural Centre alongside the Venice Biennial. I am also a professional event and headshot photographer! My previous gigs include Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival, Alvvays and Shred Kelly. If you can’t find me in my studio you can find me in the backcountry somewhere or on the water enjoying a nice brew.

Email: nahannimckay@gmail.com

 

Videography

 

Chance Studios

Chance Studios offers full service marketing, brand identity services, and content creation. We are a queer owned and operated business in the Bow Valley that believes in embracing and celebrating what makes you and your business unique to better tell your story.

Our services include: Video, photo, and website creation, graphic design, copywriting, social media packages, and brand strategy.

Website: Chance Studios

Non-Profit Rates: We love working with our community to tell company stories in a responsible way. We offer sliding scale rates for non-profits.

Sign & Printing

Pro Image Signs & Printing

We are a small and large format printer, operating in the Bow Valley since 2010. We have the capabilities to print everything from posters and postcards to banners and event signs. We offer non-profit pricing and can assist with design and planning. We are located in downtown Canmore and provide services all over the Bow Valley.

Website: Pro Image Signs & Printing

Translation Services

Over 60 languages are spoken in the Bow Valley. Although many locals speak English as an additional language, use of translation (writing) and interpretation (speech) is the best way to ensure information is understood.

The Bow Valley Immigration Partnership is a coalition of people and organizations working to build more welcoming, inclusive, and equitable communities in the Bow Valley. BVIP can provide referrals to translation and interpretation services as well as a list of target languages. For assistance or more information, please contact bvip@banff.ca

Web Design/Consulting/Safety

Rebecca Innes Consulting

Area of Business: Professional Emergency Management Services

I am a local consultant and work in emergency management and specialize in prevention-based, disaster resiliency-building programming for individuals and communities. Recently, I have been working on creating resilient-based programs that are guided by indigenous/ traditional practices.

Website: Rebecca Innes – ABCP | LinkedIn

Tiga Design

I’m Reg Hendryanto, President/Owner of a Canmore-based freelance web designer/developer who is currently serving two non-profit organizations and would love to serve more.  I specialize in CMS based website designs such as WordPress, Wix, Squarespace, Shopify.  In addition,  I manage google ads, email marketing, LinkedIn marketing, create business card designs, logos etc.

Website: Tiga Design

 

Vaughn Bonsteel Consulting
Business Consulting, Safety Consulting

Vaughn Bonsteel is a Canmore resident who consults on business analysis as well as occupational health & safety. Vaughn combines his years of experience in the health and safety domain with his years of organizational experience to help the great people behind small and medium sized business safely increase efficiency, productivity, compliance, and revenue.

Website: Vaughn Bonsteel

I am more than happy to provide discounted rates to any Bow Valley non-profit.