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You are here: Home> Personal > Caisse Desjardins de Sault-au-Récollet–Montréal-Nord > 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 many local and regional initiatives in various areas.

Caisse Desjardins de Sault-au-Récollet-Montréal-Nord is proud to have distributed $75,000 to several organizations and associations in 2017.

Each donation or sponsorship application is received and analyzed by the Caisse. Processing the application takes about 4 weeks.

To submit a donation or sponsorship application:

Each donation or sponsorship request must be accompanied by an application for it to be considered.

The Community Development Fund serves to redistribute a portion of the cooperative's surplus earnings to the community. Following a proposal by the board of directors, during the annual general meeting, members decide what portion of the surplus earnings will be paid into the community fund. Through their caisse, members can support causes that are important to them.

Members who sit on the board of directors manage the community fund. Every year, they report on the fund at the annual general meeting.

Help fund recipients

  • Institut Pacifique
  • Carrefour jeunesse emploi Bourassa-Sauvé
  • Programme Horizon
  • Fondation du CSSS d’Ahuntsic et Montréal-Nord
  • La rue des Femmes
  • Fondation du CHUM
  • Centre des jeunes l’Escale

Caisse Desjardins de Sault-au-Récollet–Montréal-Nord practices intercooperation whenever possible and, with a view to maximizing the scope of its efforts, regularly joins forces with the following caisses:

  • Caisse Desjardins de Rivière-des-Prairies
  • Caisse populaire Canadienne Italienne
  • Caisse Desjardins d'Ahuntsic
  • Caisse Desjardins du Centre-Est de la Métropole

Here are projects that have reaped the benefits of this cooperative synergy:

  • Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Montréal-Nord
  • Carrefour jeunesse Bourassa-Sauvé
  • Fondation du CSSS d’Ahuntsic et Montréal-Nord
  • ACEF de l'Est de Montréal-Nord
  • Fondation de l'Hôpital Marie-Clarac
  • Fondation du Collège Marie-Victorin
  • Montréal-Nord en fête
  • Institut Pacifique

Desjardins Mutual Aid Fund partners with the ACEF de l'Est de Montréal

The Caisse participates in the Desjardins Mutual Aid Fund, in partnership with the Association coopérative d'économie familiale (ACEF) de l'Est de Montréal. This community product helps people in financial difficulty by offering advisory services for budgeting and, if needed, a tide-over loan.

The average loan amount is $500 and the repayment period is no longer than 24 months. Desjardins Mutual aid Fund offers interest-free loans.

For more information, contact the ACEF de l'Est de Montréal at 514-257-6622.