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Community Support Guidelines

We receive hundreds of requests for community support from a range of organizations each year.

In order for us to support as many deserving community groups and to better understand our community’s needs, we ask that you complete our application process. Thank you for your interest in our company.

Criteria for Community Support

In order to be eligible for community support you must be a registered local not for profit organization. To qualify, the event or project must directly benefit the community. It should also serve one of the following main areas of focus:

  • Arts & Culture
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health & Wellness
  • Sport
  • Youth

Those Ineligible for Support

Eligibility will be dependent on the organization having demonstrated, in detail, their measures of success.

  • Groups already on our Smile Card Fundraising Program
  • Any individual or business endeavours
  • Professional sporting groups
  • Groups who have already received a major donation or sponsorship in current year
  • Activities which collect funds for subsequent redistribution to other charities or to individuals
  • Promotion of political organizations and affiliated activities
  • Expenses for expeditions or overseas travel
  • Conferences or seminars
  • Salaries or operating costs
  • Organizations that do not have detailed measures of success

Questions?

Please call 250-483-1715 or send us an email