Proud to contribute
The development of strong, healthy, and diverse communities doesn't just happen overnight or without planning; they're created over time by people, organizations, and businesses who continually work towards this goal, and BVCU is happy to be able to contribute with our skills and resources.
We sponsor local events, fundraisers, festivals, celebrations and ceremonies that encourage community connections, nurture pride and celebrate diversity. We also partner with not-for-profit groups to make a collective impact on our communities.
Eligible for BVCU Support
BVCU can sponsor:
- Community fundraisers (members only)
- Arts and cultural events in the Bow Valley
- Community festivals, celebrations, and awards
- Aligns with our purpose: "focused on building members' financial future and strengthening our communities"
Please note, eligibility does not guarantee support. It's only the first step in determining the value and opportunity of a program or event.
Ineligible for BVCU Support
We're sorry but we cannot help:
- Political parties and affiliated activities
- Religious activities
- Third-party fundraisers
- Health care organizations; medical research, services or equipment
- Elite sports teams
- Major capital projects
- For-profit organizations
- Advocacy or lobbying organizations
- Contingency funds or deficit campaigns
- Events and programs occurring outside of Alberta, even if Albertans are involved in organizing and participating
- Unregistered organizations or businesses
We wish you the best of luck with your event.
Chieftain Marla Schlachter (Canmore Branch Manager) in the middle of the photo with Sandy and the British Consul General.