PHILANTHROPIC CONTEST 2019

How would you use $125,000 to provide more respite for those in need?

iA Financial Group will donate over $300,000 to various charitable organizations.

Starting September 16, 2019

1 major donation of $125,000 2 donations of $50,000 each and 7 more of $10,000 each

We are excited to announce the launch of the 3rd edition of our annual contest. This time our contest will support Canadian charities working in the health, education or social services sectors who, among other services, provide respite for families, loved ones and others who need it.

Ten charities will be selected and presented to the public, who will then be asked to vote for the ones they find the most inspiring.

Tell us more about you! Show us how a donation of $125,000 could help you provide more respite.

Selection criteria

To be eligible to enter, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be registered with the Canada Revenue Agency
  • Operate in the health, education or social services sectors
  • Aim to improve Canadians’ quality of life
  • Among other services, provide respite for families, loved ones and others who need it
  • Provide assistance to individuals – we are not looking for organizations that help other organizations
  • Demonstrate that the donation would be used for concrete initiatives starting in 2021 at the latest

We will not give donations to the following causes and activities:

  • Religious
  • Political
  • Advocacy
  • Student travel and internships
  • Graduate yearbooks
  • Amateur or professional sports
  • Retiree, social or sporting clubs
  • Organizations operating outside Canada
See exclusions

Don’t want to miss out?

Provide your contact information and we will advise when you can submit your charity’s project.