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Call for applications - 2017 Coup de cœur awards

Making your voice heard—another advantage of being a member of a cooperative!

As part of a major consultation conducted in the fall of 2016, many members of Caisse Desjardins de D'Autray shared their views on investments made through the caisse Community Development Fund.

Among some of the comments we received was the desire to participate in the selection of projects that receive financial support. To that end, caisse members will be called upon this fall to vote for their favourite projects as part of the Coup de cœur awards.

To be won

A total of $7,500 will be awarded to major projects for our community, in areas privileged by our members:

  • 1 prize of $2,500 in the economic development category
  • 1 prize of $2,500 in the education category
  • 1 prize of $2,500 in the health and healthy lifestyles category

How to enter

Organizations in the area served by Caisse de D'Autray are encouraged to submit a project (in French only, PDF, 234 KB) - This link will open in a new window. by August 7, 2017.

Projects selected by the selection committee will be submitted to a member vote.

Selection criteria

  • The project contributes to the community in a major way.
  • The caisse's financial support will greatly contribute in realizing the project.
  • The project meets the needs of the community.
  • The project has an innovative (non-recurring) component.
  • The project has an impact on a large number of participants.

Steps and important dates

  • Application period: April 18 to August 7.
  • Selection of projects by the selection committee to be submitted to a member vote: August 8 to September 15.
  • Member voting: October 16 to November 6.
  • Announcement of winning projects: around November 15.

To learn more, call us at 450-404-4000, ext. 7311109 or 7311118.