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You are here: Home > Personal > Caisse Desjardins de Sillery—Saint-Louis-de-France > Involvement in the community

Involvement in the community

The caisse understands the challenges and issues facing its members. With their support, it can provide its fellow citizens with valuable help regarding initiatives aimed at common betterment and the advancement of society.

Your caisse supports local and regional initiatives in various areas.

Every year, the Caisse gives out nearly $70,000 is donations and sponsorships.

Requests are processed all year long. Simply fill out the form to make a request.

Requests are processed within 2 weeks to 2 months depending on the approvals required.

Formulaire de demande de dons et commandites (in French only, PDF, 454 KB) - This link will open in a new window.

Pratique de gestion des demandes de dons et commandites (in French only, PDF, 243 KB) - This link will open in a new window.

The caisse has a help fund that serves to redistribute a portion of the cooperative's surplus earnings to the community. Following a proposal by the board of directors, members decide, during the annual general meeting, what portion of the surplus earnings will be paid into the help fund. With the help of their caisse, members can support causes that are important to them. The members who sit on the board of directors manage the help fund. Every year, they report on the fund during the annual general meeting.

At the annual general meeting held in April 2019, members of Caisse Desjardins de Sillery—Saint-Louis-de-France agreed to contribute $100,000 to the Community Development Fund (CDF).

In 2018, the caisse paid out $98,354 from the Community Development Fund in support of various community projects.

See the 2018 year in review (in French only, PDF, 1.02 MB) - This link will open in a new window..

Tell us about your project

If you're an unincorporated association, a non-profit organization or a cooperative with an impactful project that could benefit the community, send us your request for financial support during our call for projects between September 28 and October 30, 2020.

Your projects + our help = community development!

Applications will be assessed by the Governance, Ethics and Cooperation Committee, made up of Caisse Desjardins de Sillery—Saint-Louis-de-France directors, and then submitted to the caisse board of directors. Decisions will be announced by the end of 2020.

To apply, fill out the form (in French only, PDF, 364 KB) - This link will open in a new window. and forward it to the caisse.

See the Community Development Fund policy (in French only, PDF, 139 KB) - This link will open in a new window..

For questions, contact Marie-Ève Bélanger at 418-681-3566, ext. 7257333, or by email - This link will open in a new window..

At Caisse Desjardins de Sillery-Saint-Louis-de-France, we prioritize the development of all our employees so as to continually improve our methods. By providing excellent services in a stimulating and rewarding work environment, we are fulfilling the very mission of the caisse. We work daily to maintain our reputation for quality and professionalism among existing and potential members.

We're honoured by the trust our management shows us. It has entrusted us with major responsibilities that match our high level of service quality, while giving us the independence necessary to fulfill them.

It's important to us that your representatives, the administrators, be informed, with all transparency and on a regular basis, of comments received, of difficulties that the caisse may be facing, of the solutions implemented and above all of your level of satisfaction following these corrections.

That's why we’d like to receive your comments and suggestions on how to improve all caisse services.

Don't hesitate to contact us anytime by email

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