Supporting young people in the community with resources to share their future
Long-term social and economic prosperity in our communities depends on future generations. When young people in the community succeed, families, businesses and entire societies are positioned to benefit for years to come. With the right support, children can realize their potential and unlock a future of sustained success that benefits, them, their family and their entire community. That’s why Scotiabank invests in a range of programs that build young people’s confidence, grow their character, and provide them with resources to shape better communities.
Our Progress in 2019
Scotiabank's $3.1 Million Donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Boosts Mentorship Programs
With over 15,000 children on waiting lists across Canada for a mentor, Scotiabank is committed to using our time, resources and dollars so more young people can thrive through the power of mentoring.
Scotiabank supports young Canadians with a $500,000 donation to the Terry Fox PROFYLE program
Through this project, patients who are out of treatment options have their tumours and genomes profiled and analyzed, and are connected to a network of top cancer researchers.
Scotiabank continues its support of the SickKids-Caribbean Initiative with a new $1 million donation
Scotiabank has supported the hospital for more than 30 years and is proud to continue that support through the SickKids-Caribbean Initiative.