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.
Caisse Desjardins des Sources concretely supports community organizations through its donations and sponsorships program. This contributes to community well-being and development.
In 2017, your caisse helped over 68 organizations by awarding $19,370 in donations and sponsorships.
Every year, your caisse fairly redistributes its surplus earnings to community organizations. Our involvement in the community clearly shows that the caisse has the well-being of the community at heart and plays a major role in its social and economic development.
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 2017, your caisse contributed $176,058 through the Community Development Fund, demonstrating its significant level of involvement in the community.
An awards and grants program promoting summer student employment by local companies and community organizations.
A program that provides young entrepreneurs aged 18 to 35 with coaching, mentorship and financial assistance.The program is intended for young entrepreneurs who want to start their own business or who have a business that's less than 3 years old and don’t have access to traditional financing.
An educational program for young adults, to help them:
A program that provides people in financial difficulty or who have unexpected, urgent expenses with free budget counselling and advice. They may also have access, subject to certain conditions, to small loans with payment terms adapted to their financial capacity.
Caisse Desjardins des Sources practices inter-cooperation with local caisses whenever possible. To maximize the scope of its efforts, it regularly joins forces with other caisses.
Many projects have reaped the benefits of cooperative synergy, including:
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.