Sign Up & Give Back

To us, getting you connected to high-speed internet means everything, because we’re rural Albertans ourselves and want to see you prosper.

When you sign up for MCSnet, you help us provide free internet and funding to local nonprofits, charities, and events.

How It Works

You subscribe to MCSnet

You sign up for high-speed internet in your rural community

We give back to Albertan organizations

Local nonprofits receive free internet, donations, and sponsorships

Real Albertans gain real connections

Rural communities get the internet access and funding they need to prosper



Helping Albertans Prosper

Your MCSnet subscription helps give back to local organizations that are vital to Alberta’s communities.

Local Societies & Associations

Sports teams, community leagues, agricultural societies

Nonprofits & Charities

Museums, libraries, arts foundations, youth and seniors clubs

Community Events

Rodeos, concerts, festivals, agricultural fairs, business conferences


How We Give

No matter where you set down roots, you deserve access to fast and reliable internet. Thanks to you, we’re building an Alberta where everyone’s connected.

Free Internet Partnerships

Discounted or complimentary internet services in your building

Direct Donations

One-time funding for a specific need, event, or cause


Long-term strategic partnerships to uplift local organizations

Community Pillars

From agriculture to youth and technology, your subscription goes toward organizations that align with our values.


Events that gather the community together to celebrate the agricultural industry and its traditions, such as rodeos and agriculture expositions.


Empowering youth aged 15 to 24 to live a life with no boundaries through learning opportunities, support systems, or unique experiences.


Encouraging technological innovation related to the internet or educating the public on the topic.


March 29, 2022 | Alberta Connected, MCSnet Stories

Community Connections: Rich Lake Recreation & Agricultural Society

Rich Lake is taking full advantage of our internet donation, and we’re delighted to hear how Community Connections has helped them shine.

January 28, 2022 | Alberta Connected, MCSnet Stories

Community Connections: St. Paul & District Arts Foundation

In challenging times, the arts are a lifeline. Find out how St. Paul & District Arts Foundation is making a difference with the help of Community Connections.

December 23, 2021 | Alberta Connected, MCSnet Stories

Community Connections: Stoney Lake Community Association

Tapping into our complimentary internet donation, Stoney Lake Community Association brings residents plenty of opportunities to connect.

October 08, 2021 | Alberta Connected

Community Connections: County of Lamont Food Bank

It’s Thanksgiving, and we’re very grateful to partner with generous Albertan organizations like the County of Lamont Food Bank.

September 28, 2021 | Alberta Connected

Community Connections: Breynat Community Centre

Your Community Connections donations make a difference in rural Alberta. Learn how Breynat taps into our free internet to power gatherings.

August 24, 2021 | Alberta Connected

Community Connections: Mallaig & District AG Society

The Mallaig AG Society creates tight-knit relationships among neighbours. Learn how our Community Connections program is helping them achieve that.

July 19, 2021 | Alberta Connected

Community Connections: 4-H Alberta

4-H Alberta has been a household name in youth development since 1917. Find out how our Community Connections program has helped this vibrant organization prosper.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for our Community Connections program, your organization must:

  • Fall under at least one of MCSnet’s community investment pillars (agriculture, youth, technology)
  • Be located within MCSnet’s service coverage area
  • Align with MCSnet’s values
  • Not compete with stakeholders’ best interests

Apply to Our Community Connections Program

Fill out the following form to submit your application. Our Marketing Coordinator will review your application and respond about next steps. Download our Community Connections book to find out more about our funding opportunities.