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 driven school and community workers who would like to benefit from up to $3,000 in financial assistance to run projects with kindergarten, elementary or high school students.

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

In 2020

  • 423 projects were supported
  • More than $1M was awarded for projects
  • 62,000 young people were reached

2020 Desjardins Foundation Prize winners by region

The application period is now over

Thanks for participating. The winners were announced the week of December 7, 2020.

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

Important dates


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


January and February

Prizes awarded to winners

Frequently asked questions