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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.
The Caisse populaire Desjardins du Centre-sud gaspésien concretely supports local organizations through its donations and sponsorships program. This contributes to community development and helps improve our residents' well-being.
Your Caisse is proud to support our community's projects.
Throughout the year, the Caisse received many requests for financial aid for projects by different individuals and organizations. The vast majority of these requests were excellent project proposals. However, as the needs multiply, it is unfortunately impossible for the Caisse to support each of these projects in every area. Each proposal is carefully studied and the Caisse focuses especially on the effect the project will have in the community.
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.
The two goals of the Fund:
The three components of the Fund:
Community Development Fund application form (in French only, PDF, 92 KB)
The information provided here is for demonstration purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional advice.
Before making investment decisions, you are advised to speak with your caisse advisor or your account manager at a Desjardins Business centre.
The information contained in this section should in no way be considered as advice or a recommendation by Desjardins Securities Inc. or Disnat.