Community Involvement

Through RBC Financial Group, its subsidiaries and the RBC Foundation, we are committed to donating at least one percent of our average annual net income before taxes, based on a five-year average. We donated $40,630,000 Worldwide this year alone.

RBC Foundation gives donations from $100 to pledges of $1 million and more.

 

RBC Scholastic Awards

RBC Dominion Securities in partnership with the St. Clair Catholic District School Board and the Lambton Kent District School Board provide the RBC Scholastic Awards to six individuals at the Annual Sting Awards Night, six overall winners (Two AAA Jr. and Four AA/A & MD) will be the recipient of a $500 Registered Education Savings Plan presented by RBC Dominion Securities and RBC Royal Bank.

The recipients are selected from the Lambton AAA Jr. Sting, Sarnia Hockey Association (AA/A & MD) and Jr. Lady Sting hockey organizations

For more details visit the Sarnia Sting website.

Lambton College

Lambton College is undertaking a $5 Million Fundraising Campaign called “Inspiring The Future” that will enable Lambton College to enhance opportunities for all students and to provide additional options for individuals seeking career upgrading or retraining. Based on Lambton College's focus on environment, education and programs assisting underserved populations, RBC Foundation has provided a donation of $100,000 over 4 years. Allocated to the following programs: Sustainability Speaker Series, International Employment Training Centre, First Nations Student Centre.

RBC Centre

Renaming of the SSEC Centre to the RBC Centre in 2010

St Clair Conservation Authority

Donated $5000 through the Bluewater Project, we were honoured at their 50th year anniversary.

Pathways

RBC Foundation has donated $30,000 payable over 2 years. This funding will help extend their facility by 13,000 sq ft and will have 6 major areas of impact: aquatic area, new multipurpose room, CACHE Child Services Area, treatment rooms, meeting spaces, general/administrative areas.

St Joseph's Hospice

$13,000 has been donated from the RBC Foundation with an additional $2,000 donation from Personal Banking, Commercial Banking and Dominion Securities to support the 5th Annual Dancing Under the Stars Gala.

Harmony For Youth

$40,000 has been donated through the After School Grant Project. RBC hopes to raise awareness of the need for after-school programs.

Gallery Lambton

$25,000 donation made through the Foundation to support the Gallery Project currently underway in downtown Sarnia.

YMCA

$25,000 donation made through the Foundation to support the expansion project of the YMCA.

Friends of the Earth - save the bees

This summer we supported the save the bees initiative with a $2,000 donation.

CMHA

This summer we supported our local CMHA locations with a $5,000 donation

Junior Achievement of Southwestern Ontario

This summer we supported the JA of SWO with a $2,500 donation.

Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society

In February 2022, we supported the Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society with a $2500 donation

Inn of the Good Shepherd Food Drive

In the winter of 2021 we collected 625 lbs of food and donated $1,000 to the Inn of the Good Shepherd.