Get help for your local event, program, activity, or organization!  
Application period: February 1st – November 1st 

Sponsorship Details

To be eligible to receive funding, your organization’s program or community initiative must meet the following criteria:

  • Eligibility does not guarantee funding
  • Be a Canadian registered charity or non-profit.
  • Review and understand the eligibility criteria listed below.
  • Repeat applications may or may not be considered.


  • Eligibility does not guarantee funding.
  • Repeat applications may or may not be considered.

  • For-profit organizations
  • Pursuits benefiting one or few people (i.e., crowdfunding)
  • Individual sports teams except for elite community level teams or sport organizations/clubs
  • Religious organizations
  • Political organizations
  • Funding for school initiatives which includes teacher career and professional development, annual fees, salaries, or field trips
  • Funding for travel
  • Funding for operating costs
  • Funding for research
  • Funding for publication or production costs
  • Funding for membership or registration fees
  • Funding for annual general meetings, conferences, conventions, seminars, or tradeshows

Application period: February 1 to November 1st of each year.

Applications should be submitted at least 30 days before funding is needed.

Requests are reviewed regularly during the application period; however, it may take up to 30 days to review and process your application.

In-person at your local branch/advice centre

A local representative will be happy to help you!


Complete our application form 

It's easy to follow and doesn't take much time to complete.  

The application deadline however, is November 1st. You can apply for sponsorship again in February.

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Final Details and Reminders

Please remember to upload any supporting documents outlining the different sponsorship levels and recognition benefits.

When applying for an Innovation sponsorship, you must give consent to Innovation contacting you by phone, text, or email in relation to your application. 

Eligibility does not guarantee funding. If funding is granted, you consent to the use of the organization’s name, address (city and province), voice, video, photographs and/or likeness, as well as relevant social media post, in any advertising and publicity carried out by or on behalf  of Innovation Credit Union relating to the sponsorship in any media or format, whether now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, at any time or times in perpetuity, without additional compensation or permission.

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