Since 2008, Sunrise Credit Union has contributed over two million dollars toward community donations, sponsorships and scholarships.

Sunrise’s contributions come in a multitude of ways:

Branch fundraisers

Each of Sunrise’s 19 branches will hold at least one fundraising BBQ each calendar year. Money raised from these BBQ’s is donated to a worthwhile group, organization or cause in their community. Our branches typically raise more than $40,000 per year.

Gift-in-Kind Donations

Sunrise donates prize packages that can be used as give-aways at fundraising events. Sunrise typically donate merchandise and items worth more than $30,000 each year.

Cash Donations

Sunrise Credit Union supports local worthwhile groups, organizations or causes in our community through cash donations with over $100,000 being donated each year.


Since forming in 2008, Sunrise has made it a priority to support of community groups, organizations, sports team, events, etc.  Sunrise Credit Union’s contribution through sponsorships is around $125,000 annually.


Since 2008, Sunrise has offered over 150 scholarships exceeding $200,000 to students from our communities that are pursuing a post-secondary education.

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Sponsorship Guidelines

Requests for donations or sponsorships should be made at least one month before the group or organization needs assistance. Requests are reviewed under the following guidelines:

  • Is the event going to attract new business to the community?
  • Will the event be held, or will the money be spent, in the region or local community? Is the project designed to reach a maximum number of people?
  • Does it provide economic value, improve quality of life, or contribute to the social well-being of the region?
  • Does the club or organization conduct or intend to conduct business with the credit union?
  • Are the current staff members actively involved in this club or organization?

You can fill out an online application for a donation or sponsorship from Sunrise Credit Union.

Some of the groups and organizations supported by Sunrise Credit Union in 2019 include:

Virden & Area Food Cupboard
Reston Early Learning
Terry Fox Foundation
Bren-Del-Win Centennial Library
Boissevain Community Theatre
Grandview Drop-in Centre
Melita & Area Fire Department
Treherne Aquatic Centre
Waskada Community Food Store
Brandon Humane Society
PAREC Summer Day Camp
Reston Rockets
Shoal Lake Community Handi-Van Service
Pipestone Recreation Club
Grandview Rec Commission
Grandview Fire Department
Reston Figure Skating Club
Reston Artificial Lake
Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba
Norfolk Treherne Fire Department
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
Grandview Fire Dept. - Breathing Apparatus
Baldur Early Learning Centre
STARS Air Ambulance
Deloraine Winchester Swimming Pool
Grandview Lakers
Victoria Library
Reston School Breakfast Program
Reston Renegades
Ste. Rose Stingers Fastpitch



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