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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.
Every year, your caisse supports numerous community, local and regional initiatives that promote values associated with cooperation, education, health care, healthy lifestyles, economic development, culture, humanitarian efforts, community services and the integration of immigrants.
Caisse Desjardins de Bois-Franc—Bordeaux—Cartierville is proud to support local organizations and community-led projects, therefore helping to strengthen the social fabric of the community.
At the Annual General Meeting held each April, Caisse members can choose to redistribute a portion of surplus earnings for each financial year in the form of donations and sponsorships. Over the years, hundreds of thousands of dollars have been reinvested in the local and regional community.
Significant development projects were also carried out through contributions from the Community Development Fund. Find out more about community development - This link will open in a new window..
To apply for a donation or sponsorship, please read our donation and sponsorship policy and send us the application form. Applications are processed within 4 to 6 weeks.
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. In 2015, close to $50,000 were given in support of projects in the fields of education, health and healthy lifestyles, and community services.
The Caisse Desjardins de Bois-Franc—Bordeaux—Cartierville practices intercooperation whenever possible. To maximize the scope of its efforts, it regularly joins forces with several other caisses.
The following projects have reaped the benefits of this cooperative synergy:
The Caisse Desjardins de Bois-Franc—Bordeaux—Cartierville believes that intercooperation is for the benefit of the community and sustainable development.
The information provided here is for demonstration purposes only, and is not a substitute for a professional advice.
Before making investment decisions, you are advice to speak with your caisse advisor ou your account manager at a Desjardins Business centre.
The information contained in this section should in no way be considered an advice or a recommendation by Desjardins Securities Inc.or Disnat.