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Caisse Desjardins de l'Ouest de la Montérégie is here for our youth through a variety of programs and financial support mechanisms. This is why we're so enthusiastic about the concerted effort being made by all Desjardins components toward youth outreach.

Advice tailored to you

Our team helps young people adopt good financial habits that will be useful to them throughout their lives.

If you want help planning for school or something else, don't hesitate to make an appointment with one of our advisors by calling us at 450-698-2204.

2024 scholarship contest

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 23 scholarships, totalling $23,000:

  • 3 scholarships of $1,000 for vocational school students
  • 8 scholarships of $1,000 for CEGEP students
  • 12 scholarships of $1,000 for university students

Deadline: March 31, 2024

Sign up on the Desjardins scholarship platform

Read the contest rules (in French only, PDF, 189 KB)

School Caisse

In order to introduce children to sound savings habits at an early age, the caisse actively supports educational School Caisse services at several local schools.

Participating schools:

  • Saint-Isidore/Langevin
  • Saint-Urbain

If you'd like your child's school to participate in the School Caisse program, talk about it with your school administrators. We'd be happy to show them what it's all about!

Learn more about the School Caisse

An investment program for our schools

Five caisses in the Montérégie-Ouest region have pledged to invest close to $1 million by 2024 in 76 local schools serving more than 35,000 elementary and high school students.

The caisses of Ouest de la Montérégie, Châteauguay, La Prairie, Moissons-et-de-Roussillon and Seigneuries de la frontière are committed to supporting our youth through this major investment program for all the schools on their respective territories.

If you're a school principal in our area and you'd like to learn more, contact Vanessa Constantineau, Communications and Associative Affairs Senior Advisor, at 450-698-2204, ext. 7221225, or by e-mail - This link will open in a new window..

Desjardins Foundation Prizes

Desjardins Foundation Prizes are for enthusiastic teachers and school workers who would like to get financial assistance of up to $3,000 to run projects with kindergarten, elementary or high school students. It's a program to support individual classes and groups, not whole schools.

Desjardins Group directors and employees vote to select the winning projects.

Learn more about Desjardins Foundation Prizes

The Project Factory

The Project Factory is a secure online fundraising platform that helps you raise money for school projects and extracurricular activities. It provides educational resources and support throughout your campaign to help you meet your fundraising targets.

Learn more about The Project Factory

Personal Finance: I'm in Charge program

Are you between 16 and 25? Do you want to take control of your finances and make sound choices as a consumer, student or worker?

Personal Finance: I'm in Charge® is just what you're looking for. You'll learn more about things that matter to you, such as:

  • Consumer choices
  • Cellphones
  • Education and work
  • Budgeting
  • Financial services

Thanks to the collaboration of your caisse, free 2-hour group workshops are offered by community partners and educational institutions of the region.

We take a dynamic approach that gets you involved. You'll interact through a variety of hands-on activities and exercises.

You can learn more by contacting one of our local partners.

Find a partner organization

Young Intern Director Program

To pave the way for new directors, the caisse participates in the Young Intern Director Program. An internship on the board of directors gives you a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience.

Learn more about the Young Intern Director Program