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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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Building Healthier Communities Fund

Provides seed money for initiatives providing long-term impact

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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

Coastal Community's Scholarship Program

Receive $2,000 towards your post-secondary education

Thank you for your interest in the Coastal Community Scholarship Program. Applications are now closed. All applicants will be notified of the status of their application in June.

Program details:

 Submit a project plan that will help better your community

 Keep it simple

 Eight scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded

 Up to $1,000 will be awarded to two recipients to implement their community project

 Once the project has been implemented, an additional $500 will be awarded to those recipients


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 2018 alone:

$180K

Given in corporate sponsorships

7600+

In employee volunteer hours

$64,000+

Given to community betterment initiatives

1,200

Young Entrepreneur students

IN OUR COMMUNITIES

They're so engaged and so excited to bring real world experience and start their own businesses.

Young Entrepreneurs allows students to build confidence and learn important business and financial management skills, like:

  • Developing a product or service
  • Preparing a business plan
  • Selling their product or service

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.