Young People 
in the Community

Scotiabank supports organizations and programs that are committed to helping young people reach their infinite potential, particularly in the areas of health and well-being and education. Young people are our future leaders and it’s crucial to provide them with the skills and resources they need to succeed.

Scotiabank’s community investment strategy is used to help identify the organizations that Scotiabank can most effectively partner with to advance our philanthropic goal of supporting young people in the communities where we operate. #InfinitePotential

At Scotiabank, investing in our communities has been a focus for over 185 years. We continually strive to help create a better life for the people in the communities we serve around the world. Scotiabank is recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities. In 2017, we contributed over $80 million to help our communities around the world. In addition, Scotiabank employees dedicated more than 403,500 hours of volunteering and fundraising time to local causes.

Supporting young people is our primary philanthropic goal. We believe that investing in young people is the path to achieving long-term security, stability and prosperity for both our communities and our business.



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Scotiabank’s investment in young people in the community focuses on two key areas, each with two pillars:

Young People in the Community

Health & Well-Being

For further information regarding funding please click on one of the red boxes

If the goals of your organization or program do not fall into one of these four categories, consider applying for Foundational Giving

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