Supporting organizations responding to the needs of Canadians

Charities & Community Groups

Our innovative banking services, tools and resources help you get the most out of your donations. For larger Charities and Community Groups we are pleased to offer preferred pricing on the Basic Business Account1, including:

  • 50% reduction on monthly transaction fees for Registered Charities
  • 35% reduction on monthly transaction fees for Community Groups

Day-to-Day Banking

For the majority of Community Groups and small Charities who perform a limited number of banking transactions per month, the Scotia® Community Account Plan can help minimize banking fees. For a low monthly fee of $2.50, this full-service2 account includes3:

  • 10 account transactions per month
  • 10 items deposited monthly
  • $2,500 maximum cash deposit per month
  • Overdraft Protection for business of up to $5,0004
  • Electronic Banking for business
  • ScotiaCard® for business bank card (full access or deposit-only)

Cash Management

Streamline the collection of your donations with Scotiabank's electronic cash management solutions including:

  • Chase's Merchant Services
    Ensure your donors and members have alternatives to cash and cheque options, and give you access to funds the next day.
  • Interac*** Email Money Transfer provide additional convenient payment methods for your customers through online banking.
  • Pre-authorized payments automatically debit your donor's bank account on a regular schedule for convenient and efficient collection.

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