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Community Sponsorship


Our community is important to us so We support initiatives that demonstrate a direct benefit to the areas we serve. 

Donations and sponsorships must be in keeping with our principles and community image. The recipient of funds or support is expected to ensure Creston & District Credit Union receives adequate public exposure if appropriate (i.e. cheque presentation in local paper, acknowledgements at the event, print media or brochures, etc.) 


Eligible organizations & activities


Youth & Education


Community Agencies & Facilities


Arts & Culture


Social Agencies, Programs & Charities


Sports & Recreational Events


Funding will not be made available to:

  • Third party fundraisers
  • Individuals or small groups of individuals
  • For profit organizations or events
  • Operating or administrative costs
  • Partisan, religious or political organizations and/or programs
  • Completed programs or events (retroactive funding)
  • Organizations or groups CDCU perceives as fraudulent, controversial, irresponsible, or represents views contrary to the image and views of the credit union and its members

Preference will be given to projects that:

  • Are located within our market area
  • Benefit the greatest number of people over the longest period
  • Provide positive economic spin off for the credit union or local economy
  • Provide our employees the opportunity to participate and contribute as volunteers
  • Organizations are encouraged to be members of Creston & District Credit Union
  • Initiatives that have measurable results

Applications should follow our funding procedure:

  • All requests must be in writing or by application (for requests exceeding $500)
  • Funds for capital projects may be committed but not funded until the project is at or near completion
  • Requests exceeding $500 must be accompanied by supporting documentation, which may include:
    ​- Most recent financial statements
    ​- Project proposal
    ​- Project costs
    ​- Completion timeline
    ​- Sources of other funding
    ​- Benefits of the project to the community
  • Requests up to $2,500 may be approved by our CEO
  • Requests exceeding $2,500 must be approved by the Board of Directors

Some examples of our on-going support:

  • Creston Rotary Auction
  • Ladies Valentine Bonspiel
  • Men's Butterfly Bonspiel
  • Creston Valley Rod & Gun Club
  • Creston & District Credit Union Bursary
  • Creston Rotary Club Hole-In-One 
  • Art Link
  • Creston Golf Club Men's League
  • Rick Clark Memorial Golf Tournament
  • Creston Rotary Golf Tournament
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Creston Valley Quilt Festival
  • Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #29
  • Creston Museum
  • Creston Valley Youth Soccer
  • Creston Judo Club
  • Creston Concert Society
  • Creston Valley Blossom Festival
  • Creston Valley Thunder - Shoot To Win
  • Creston Curling Club
  • Creston Valley Music Teacher's Association
  • Creston Valley Thunder Cats
  • Creston Valley Figure Skating
  • Creston Ministerial Association
  • Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority

​Apply for funding

Need support with an initiative that enhances the social, cultural, educational or physical wellbeing of our community?

Please fill out the form below and submit it along with any pertinent information or documents to:

Creston & District Credit Union - Attention, Board of Directors
PO Box 215 
Creston BC V0B 1G0

In Branch at 140 - 11th Avenue North, or Email to: 


​CDCU bursary program

Paying for post-secondary education can seem daunting. We offer two $2,500 bursaries each year to help local students ease the burden.


​Have a question?

Connect with a member of our team by phone, in-person or online. The choice is yours. 




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