What more could you do with $125,000?

iA Financial Group will donate close to $300,000 to different charities

Thank you for participating!

December 11, 2018 Announcement of the winners

The committee is deliberating and will select 10 charities. You will be able to vote starting November 1st .

A major donation of $125,000 Two donations of $50,000 each and seven more of $10,000 each

After a resounding success in 2017, when iA Financial Group celebrated its 125th anniversary, we are proud to announce another contest. This time, the objective is to support charities that work with people living with mental health problems.

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.

Contest Rules (PDF)


  • Charity registration September 15 to October 15 (closed)
  • Selection by the committeeof the ten runner-up charities October 16 to October 31
  • Announcement of the ten finalists and public vote for their top two charities November 1 to November 30
  • Announcementof the amounts given to the winners December 11

Our objective

Support charities that work with Canadians living with mental health problems. The proposed initiatives could even inspire other charities across Canada!

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
  • Work with people living with mental health problems
  • 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 2020 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