RBC supports the development of After School Programs in Quebec - 13 organizations to share over $307,000

MONTREAL, Sept. 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - RBC is proud to support the development of After School Programs in Quebec. For the 2015–2016 school year, 13 organizations will share over $307,000. Since 1999, RBC has contributed over $4 million in Quebec as part of this program.

RBC After School Projects can receive annual grants of up to $40,000. These grants are offered to at-risk or underserved community organizations. Having met all project criteria, the 13 recipient organizations for 2015–2016 will offer Quebec children structured, supervised after school programs in an environment that encourages safety, social skills and self-esteem.

Here is the list of organizations to benefit from the program for the 2015–2016 school year:

Organization

City

Amount

Carrefour Parenfants

Montreal

$30,000

Dawson Community Centre

Verdun

$16,000

Centre communautaire Hochelaga

Montreal

$20,000

Centre communautaire St-Paul

Chicoutimi

$28,000

Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre

Montreal

$20,000

Boys and Girls Club of

LaSalle

$20,000

L'Oasis des enfants de Rosemont

Montreal

$20,000

La Maison Tremplin de Longueuil

Longueuil

$16,000

Maison d'accueil Mutchmore

Hull

$20,000

Maison de jeunes Kekpart (Mon choix? Mon avenir)

Longueuil

$20,000

Maison de jeunes Kekpart (Mini-Kekpart)

Longueuil

$32,000

Patro Laval

Quebec City

$25,000

Projet Harmonie

Montreal East

$20,000

Saint Columba House

Verdun

$20,000

 

RBC After School Project

The RBC After School Project is a multi-year philanthropic commitment to support community-based organizations that provide programs for children and youth aged 6 to 18 years with structured, supervised activities that enhance safety, social skills and self-esteem.

RBC

Royal Bank of Canada is Canada's largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We employ approximately 79,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 38 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.

RBC supports a broad range of community initiatives through donations, sponsorships and employee volunteer activities. In 2014, we contributed more than $111 million to causes worldwide, including donations and community investments of more than $76 million and $35 million in sponsorships.

 

SOURCE RBC ROYAL BANK

For further information: Denis Dubé, Media and Public Relations, RBC Royal Bank, Telephone: 514-874-6556, denis.dube@rbc.com

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