Sponsorship and Donations

Sponsorship and donations for your local event, program, activity or organization can be in the form of monetary donations, in-kind items (promotional merchandise), and/or employee volunteer support.

We consider sponsorship and donations in the following areas:
1. Agriculture
2. Arts & Culture
3. Business
4. Charity
5. Community
6. Education
7. Health & Wellness
8. Sports & Recreation

Eligibility Expand/Collapse

To qualify for support, the request must:
  • Benefit the communities in which Innovation serves 
  • Aligns with one or more key focus areas (see above)


Eligibility Guidelines
Innovation Credit Union will not provide support for the following purposes:
  • Competition, membership, or registration fees
  • Conferences, tradeshows, conventions, seminars, or annual general meetings
  • Creation and/or publication of books, videos, brochures, or websites
  • Deficit or retroactive funding
  • Individuals or individual pursuits benefiting one or few people
  • Political or religious organizations
  • Recreational team sponsorship
  • Research funding
  • School funding includes career and professional development, classroom supplies, annual fees, salaries, and school field trips/tours
  • Team uniform funding
  • Travel funding (provincial, national, or international)

Application Periods and Response Times Expand/Collapse

Applications for sponsorship and donations are accepted throughout the year.

Applicants need to allow adequate time for us to review their application. We request that all applications be submitted for review a minimum of two weeks prior to the initiative start date.

We will provide a decision within three weeks of the date the application was submitted. Larger requests might take longer for us to respond. All applicants will be informed of our decision.

How to Apply Expand/Collapse

You must complete our online application form for all requests. It's easy to follow and doesn't take much time to complete. You can also visit any of our locations and one of our staff members would be happy to help you complete the form.

Any attachments or supplemental material can be sent to community@innovationcu.ca.

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Federal Continuance

For information on upcoming changes to DEPOSIT INSURANCE if we become a federal credit union, see our disclosure notice. Creditors who have concerns may contact Innovation Credit Union.

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