BMO Corporate Social Responsibility

A group of people gathered in front a glass with sticky notes BMO donates $2.5 million to support the future of education at McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business

 

Community giving

At BMO, we know winning performance is contingent on being highly efficient, digitally enabled and future ready. Aligned with our focus on transformational change, we’re investing in the future of education with a $2.5 million donation to help build the McLean Centre for Collaborative Discovery (MCCD) – a new purpose-built, 9-storey, 125,000 square ft. addition […]

A BMO employee with a box of groceries BMO Employees Donate to Combat Economic Disparity

 

Employee giving

In a year that’s seen tremendous social and economic challenges, BMO employees across North America have come together to fuel positive change where they live and work through the 10th annual Employee Giving Campaign. In addition to the $66 million in corporate donations BMO has made in 2020, since late November, close to 90 per […]

A colourful graduation cap stands out in a sea of black graduation caps Reducing barriers to education for Indigenous students at Thompson Rivers University

 

Community giving, Diversity and inclusion

To support our commitment to the education, employment and economic empowerment of Indigenous communities, BMO is donating $750,000 to Thompson Rivers University (TRU) over eight years. The donation will fund awards and support the undergraduate research of Indigenous students, which represent 10 percent of TRU’s student population at their Kamploops B.C. main campus and 30 […]

Celebrating women who boldly lead us foward. BMO Entrepreneurs Award celebrates women business owners

 

BMO for Women, Diversity and inclusion

105 honourees in various categories will be honoured at the virtual WXN Top 100 Awards Gala on Thursday, December 3. BMO is sponsoring the Entrepreneurs Award, recognizing 14 women business owners who are growing their businesses while navigating challenging circumstances during the pandemic. The list of winning entrepreneurs can be found here. Watch the video […]

A shop owner standing outside a storefront door New Business Directory Supports Women Entrepreneurs

 

BMO for Women

Women-owned businesses have been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To continue to celebrate and lend support to women entrepreneurs – particularly now – BMO Financial Group has created a women-owned business directory to help Canadians think about how they spend their money and encourage them to buy women-owned products and services. The new directory […]

Members from the CNIB and BMO teams stand together beside a large Phone It Forward Banner. In the foreground are boxes full of donated iPads. From left to right, Suzanne Decary, Executive Director, Ontario South for CNIB, Tanya Thung and Rosemary Torelli from BMO Financial Group, Gary Nenson, Vice President, Philanthropy for CNIB and John M. Rafferty, President and CEO for CNIB. Each person holds a few iPads in their arms. BMO reduces barriers for people with sight loss with iPad donation

 

Community giving

Driving to zero barriers for our colleagues, customers and communities is a critical priority for BMO and a key part of our Purpose-aligned Bold Commitment to a more inclusive society. With a donation of 2,000 reconditioned iPads to CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind), Canada’s largest non-profit serving people with sight loss, BMO is […]