Caisse in the Community
Caisse Financial Group is committed to the development and growth of the communities it serves. Our contribution helps community organizations realize their objectives and mandates.
Our combined efforts build a better community for all. It is most rewarding to see projects transition from an idea to reality. Our Community Sponsorship Program financially support over one hundred community projects and activities every year and our employees dedicate countless hours volunteering.
Community Support Programs
The Caisse Financial Group community sponsorship program assists projects, activities and initiatives of a community or charitable nature. This program mainly focuses on three themes which are building strong and vibrant communities, sustainable development of the local economy and celebrating community pride and culture.
Caisse Financial Group offers three financial support programs: the Community Sponsorship, the GREEN funds and the bursary Program.
The new generation will be leading our communities, organizations and businesses into the future and ensuring their vitality.
Financial literacy programs are presented to students from grades 3 to 12 in partnership with Economic Development Council for Manitoba Bilingual Municipalities (CDEM), Junior Achievement Manitoba and the Centre de la petite enfance et de la famille (CPEF) network.
'In The Know About Money'
Students from grades 7 to 12 are taught financial programs regarding how to budget, save, borrow and invest.
'Ma Petite Caisse'
This program introduces money concepts to children 3 -5 years old and to educate their parents on how to teach their children sound financial practices.
Festival du Voyageur
Caisse Financial Group maintained its long-standing partnership by contributing to the celebration of French heritage at Festival du Voyageur’s 50th anniversary as the official sponsor of the Sugar Shack. Caisse gave away 2,800 biodegradable balloons and 11 Caisse ambassadors provided entertainment in between musical acts.
Théâtre Cercle Molière
People of all ages experience francophone art and culture through quality activities and theatre. Caisse supports Canada’s oldest running theatre by sponsoring in part:
• The ‘Festival théâtre jeunesse’
• The Lobster Gala Fundraiser
• Its annual programming
As the first partner to match donations, Caisse Financial Group joined Francofonds and Radio-Canada in the Médiathon, a school fundraising campaign supporting DSFM school committees.
Caisse continued its tradition to be the main sponsor for Francofonds’ Chefs en plein air.
Winnipeg River Heritage Museum
As a sponsor, Caisse supported the reconstruction of the Winnipeg River Heritage Museum which opened in August 2019. The museum pays tribute to the history of St. Georges, Powerview–Pine Falls and the surrounding communities.
Ste. Anne Hospital Funds
Caisse Financial Group sponsored the repair of the Ste. Anne Hospital’s heliport.
Since 2014, Caisse Financial Group has granted $20,000 to various daycares throughout Manitoba, mainly through its GREEN Fund.
“We appreciate the generous contribution of Caisse to our Ste-Anne’s Hospital Heliport project. The Ste-Anne’s Hospital, like Caisse, was founded by the community; and like Caisse, it continues to fulfill its mandate of quality bilingual services.”
Raymond La Flèche, Ste. Anne Hospital Fund
“We are pleased to thank Caisse Financial Group for their donation which allowed us to complete Phase 1 of our project for the Winnipeg River Heritage Centre. “
Diane Dubé, Director/Curator, Winnipeg River Heritage Museum
“Caisse Financial Group is a company that has the community at heart and I am proud to be a member. At the Centre Flavie-Laurent, Caisse supports our annual banquet and was the first company to invest in our capital campaign for the centre’s expansion. You are indispensable to our community!”
Julie Turenne-Maynard, President of Centre Flavie-Laurent