Desjardins Foundation Prizes

Desjardins Foundation Prizes

Have a project in mind to motivate young people?
We can provide funding so you can make it happen.

Desjardins Foundation Prizes are for enthusiastic school and community workers who would like to get financial assistance of up to $3,000 to run projects with kindergarten, elementary or high school students.

Winners are chosen through a vote by Desjardins Group directors and employees and Desjardins Insurance agents.

In 2019

  • 345 projects were supported
  • $768,000 was awarded for projects
  • 55,000 young people were reached

Do you have a project to motivate young people and encourage them to stay in school?

Apply for a Desjardins Foundation Prize today! We're accepting applications until October 26, 2020.

Apply for funding

Read the 2020 program rules (PDF, 241 KB) - This link will open in a new window.

See a sample application (PDF, 232 KB) - This link will open in a new window.

Important dates

2020

October 5 to 26

Application period

October 27 to November 13

Applicants' eligibility verified

November 16 to 27

Desjardins Group directors and employees and Desjardins Insurance agents vote

December 7 to 11

Winners announced

2021

January and February

Prizes awarded to winners

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