Keeping our communities strong and vibrant

Learn how we're helping close to home.

Strengthening our Island communities is important to us

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Community Investment Fund

Local support for smaller initiatives that provide a community benefit

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Relief & Resiliency Fund

Supporting local not-for-profit community organizations deal with the effects of COVID-19

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Coastal Community Scholarship Program

Let us help you with $2,000 towards your post-secondary education

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Each One Teach One

Free financial literacy workshops facilitates by our employee volunteers

YES Camp

THE YES CAMP

Empowering the leaders of tomorrow

Does your teen want to build leadership skills while having fun? We’re proud to help our youth attend The YES camp. 


 What is The YES camp?
 
This popular camp brings BC youth from 14 to 16 together to learn about themselves while making lifelong friends. 

 What is the deadline to apply?
 
Sponsorship applications are available the week of April 1st until May 15, 2021.

 Are there COVID adaptations?
 
Yes, following health and safety guidelines, The YES is offering virtual and day camps.

 Is there funding support? 
 
Yes! Coastal Community offers sponsorships to help Island youth attend.

Improving financial literacy & strengthening local economies - Highlighted Partnerships


​Supporting and empowering good financial health for our members, clients and communities. Supporting stronger and economically diversified communities by keeping our efforts local.

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Children's Health Foundation
 

Coastal Community champions children’s access to care across Vancouver Island

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South Island Prosperity Partnership

Proud to sponsor the Prosperity Index which features data on more than 100 indicators

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Vancouver Island Economic Alliance
 

 Sponsor of the State of the Island Economic Report which highlights economic trends on Vancouver Island

Community Stats & Facts


We’re committed to being a good corporate citizen and a good neighbour. Here’s what that looked like in 2019 alone:

$200K+

Given to support programs for Island youth

5800+

In employee volunteer hours

$500K+

Given to community organizations

1,000

Young Entrepreneur students

IN OUR COMMUNITIES

The issue of safe and affordable housing has never been more timely.

Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North has re-opened their two ReStores! Here's what you can expect:

  • Updated policies and procedures to keep everyone safe
  • Five new builds by the end of the year
  • Ongoing access to the new online store

Investing in our future


​We’re happy to help Island youth with scholarships, leadership opportunities and financial education assistance.

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Scholarships

Students have the chance at  educational funding plus the opportunity to implement community betterment initiatives.

Learn more about our scholarships >

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YES! Camp

Sponsoring youth across the Islands to attend a leadership development summer camp.

Learn more about YES! Camp >

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Young Entrepreneurs

This popular program helps children learn important business, financial and money management skills.

Learn more about Young Entrepreneurs >

COMMUNITY FUNDING PROGRAMS

If your initiative supports healthier communities, we'd like to help!


 Apply for community funding

IN OUR COMMUNITIES

We're supporting a community event near you!

Stay tuned for more information about upcoming events and to see how we're helping to build healthier communities in your neighbourhood.