In 2023
Rogers Documentary Fund$3,262,95350
Rogers Cable Network Fund$4,582,87918
Rogers Telefund$15,600,00022
Total to date
Rogers Documentary Fund$55,953,0971,110
Rogers Cable Network Fund (ended in 2023)$158,300,000648
Rogers Telefund$480,638,000914
Theatrical Documentary Program (ended in 2020)$4,162,50057

The Rogers Group of Funds has been supporting Canada’s independent film and television producers since 1980.


Rogers Telefund: providing bridge financing against a secured commitment


Rogers Documentary Fund: supporting the production of Canadian documentaries


Rogers Cable Network Fund: supporting first-play programs


Rogers Series Fund: supporting the production of Canadian television series

Our Certified Independent Production Funds

Certified Independent Production Funds (CIPFs) are regulated by the CRTC. Subject to regulatory and reporting requirements, these funds must operate at arm’s length from their contributors. The Rogers Documentary Fund and the Rogers Cable Network Fund are both CIPFs, and are subject to Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2016-343: ‘Policy Framework for Certified Independent Production Funds.’

1933 to 2008

Ted Rogers had a dream – to give Canadians one of the most advanced communications networks in the world.

Ted also wanted to help support Canada’s emerging film and television producers. The Rogers Group of Funds is a powerful example of how this visionary helped shape his beloved Canada.

Today, Rogers is a leading diversified Canadian communications and media company. It is Canada’s largest provider of wireless communications services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet, and telephony services to consumers and businesses. Through Rogers Media, the company is engaged in radio and television broadcasting, sports, televised and online shopping, magazines, and digital media.

Ted Rogers