At CIBC, we go beyond traditional banking and demonstrate our commitment to the Indigenous community through corporate donations and sponsorships. We are actively involved in national and community-based programs. CIBC provides over $1 million annually to support the next generation of leaders and changemakers from Indigenous communities, including academic bursaries and scholarships.
Through the CIBC STEM Learning Fund, Connected North serves over 20,000 K-12 students across remote Indigenous communities to enable them to access interactive and live learning experiences to enhance student engagement and learning outcomes.
For more than 10 years, Right To Play’s (RTP) Promoting Life-skills in Aboriginal Youth (PLAY) program has partnered with Indigenous communities and organizations to train locally-hired Community Mentors (CM) to deliver weekly play-based programs that promote healthy living, healthy relationships, education and employability life-skills. CIBC supports Upskill and Certify Indigenous Child and Youth Practitioners: to empower Indigenous Youth with essential life and employability skills so they can improve their learning and employment opportunities.
Strengthens Indigenous economies by providing programs and services to Economic Development Officers. CIBC supports their scholarships, mentorship, financial education and Economic Development Youth Summit to help youth achieve their ambitions.
CIBC provides scholarship support to Indigenous students enrolled at the following universities:
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