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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.

In 2017, the caisse awarded $129,174 to various Drummondville organizations through its Donation and Sponsorship Program. The following areas have benefitted from the program:

  • Culture ($14,890)
  • Education ($49,201)
  • Humanitarian aid ($23,677)
  • Health and healthy lifestyles ($27,665)
  • Cooperation ($1,000)
  • Economic development ($12,741)

The caisse awards donations and sponsorships in the form of financial aid for initiatives and events.

Requests for $2,500 or more

Each year, the caisse accepts applications for financial support in the amount of $2,500 or more between January 1 and 31.

To apply, fill out the online application (site in French only) - External link. This link will open in a new window..

Requests under $2,500

Organization may apply for financial support in amounts less than $2,500 at any time.

Fill out the online application form (site in French only) - External link. This link will open in a new window..

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.

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