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BCU Financial believes in building a strong Ukrainian-Canadian community and is committed to supporting the many cultural and educational projects that promote a deeper awareness and understanding of Ukrainian history, traditions and language. We see our involvement as more than just providing financial support – we see it as a partnership. It’s about BCU Financial working together with Ukrainian Canadian organizations, schools and youth groups to strengthen and promote our Ukrainian- Canadian identity.
If your organization is looking for sponsorship for an event or project, please review our BCU Sponsorship & Donation Policy, complete the BCU Financial Sponsorship Request Application and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 60 days before the date of your event or project launch. You could also submit your application in person by visiting your local BCU Financial Branch.
For sponsorship inquires, contact
Ivanna Baran Purkiss
BCU Financial recognizes the importance of education and volunteerism in shaping our youth’s character and empowering them to build a better future.
BCU Financial awards up to five scholarships every year to members of our Credit Union who are enrolled full time in an undergraduate or graduate university program and demonstrate both academic achievement and community leadership.
To be eligible students must be members of the Credit Union for a minimum of two years and have completed one year of a university program with a minimum B average. In addition, they must also exhibit community spirit by volunteering in the Ukrainian Community and supporting Ukrainian tradition, culture and language.
The BCU Financial Scholarship Program is designed to reward a student’s combined academic achievement and involvement in the Ukrainian-Canadian Community.
Up to four scholarships of $1,500 each may be awarded per calendar year to students enrolled in a post-secondary institution for any area of study. At least one scholarship is designated for a student of Ukrainian Studies.
To be eligible, applicants must be under the age of 30, members of BCU for a minimum of two years, completed at least one year of a post-secondary undergraduate program with a minimum B average and have volunteered for a Ukrainian organization or cause.
Wolodymyr Klish was a founding member of Buduchinst Credit Union and served as the first Chair of the Board of Directors. He was a passionate supporter of Ukrainian causes and a visionary leader in Toronto’s Ukrainian-Canadian community.
The Wolodymyr Klish Scholarship is designed to reward a student’s combined academic achievement and involvement in the Ukrainian-Canadian Community.
One scholarship of $2,500 may be awarded per calendar year to a student enrolled in a post-secondary institution in the field of business or finance studies.
To be eligible applicants must be under the age of 30, members of BCU for a minimum of two years, completed at least one year of a post-secondary undergraduate program with a minimum B average and have volunteered for a Ukrainian organization or cause.
The BCU Founders Scholarship of $1,500 may be awarded for any area of certificate or diploma studies at an accredited college.
The BCU High School Scholarship of $1,500 may be awarded for students who have been accepted into a university program or college program at an accredited post-secondary instition.