COMMUNITY GIVING PROGRAM
Westoba Inspire welcomes partnership opportunities with local organizations to support initiatives aligned with our focus areas in the communities we serve.
Applications for major projects will be accepted August 30 - September 30, 2019.
News That Inspires
A vibrant and diverse community is a healthy one, and so Westoba takes pride in sponsoring a variety of initiatives that reach a wide range of people and service groups. In 2018, our community investment contributions were approximately $219,000 towards sponsorships, scholarships and charitable donations.
On April 29th, 2019, Westoba held their semi-annual call for community funding. Westoba’s Community Investment Committee reviewed all applications and selected four recipients who will receive major funding.
Inspire (Westoba’s Community Giving Program) will be providing funding to multiple deserving non-profit, charitable or community organizations across Manitoba who are helping build stronger community infrastructure through facilities or programming this spring.
On November 19th Westoba held their second call for community funds, which ran until December 7th. Westoba Credit Union’s Community Investment Committee reviewed all applications that were received. In total, Westoba will be providing $18,000 in funding to six deserving non-profit, charitable or community organizations across Manitoba who are helping build stronger community infrastructure through facilities or programming.
Westoba Credit Union is proud to announce their commitment to enter a one-year agreement with the Immigrant Centre in Winnipeg to sponsor the Nutrition Services Program. The partnership will benefit hundreds of newcomers in their journey to settling in Manitoba!
Westoba Credit Union surprised the first round of major grant winners through our newly created community giving program Inspire by travelling to their communities!
The Inspire Community Investment Committee hard met to make some pretty tough decisions for our major funding requests!
All month our branches have been celebrating the launch of our new community giving program - Inspire! A huge thank you to everyone who joined in the fun and donated to the fund. The involvement from our communities is truly inspiring!
Westoba is proud to support Pride in our communities. Celebrate Pride with us by picking up a free sparkle wand at any Winnipeg or Brandon location between May 28th – June 16th.
Westoba branches are hosting Inspire launch events in their communities. Find an event near you!
As financial cooperatives, credit unions are committed to the communities we serve. At Westoba, we look to support projects with long-term and wide reaching benefits. The MFGA Aquanty Project is an excellent investment in a more sustainable future for us all.
Westoba’s funding support went towards enhancing the safety of our playground. It allowed us to upgrade our pea gravel area to a poured rubber surface. The children have a soft landing zone as they enjoy their outdoor activities! GCLCI thanks Westoba for investing in the children’s lives by helping to ensure their safety. We appreciate Westoba’s contribution and willingness to support endeavours in the community we all live and work in.
Laura Diehl, Director, Glenboro Children's Learning Centre Inc.