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Requesting Support

Peninsula Co-op is proud to support local community projects, organizations, teams and initiatives.

Funding Criteria

  • Groups must be non-profit and community organizations within the general trading area of Peninsula Co-op with a priority for funding is to assist youth, and those who reflect the co-operative principles, support our business objectives and further our brand recognition.
  • Community level donations will have priority over national donations.
  • Enhance the Co-op's corporate social responsibility. 
  • The following is a list of causes to which Peninsula Co-op considers inappropriate to donate to:
    • Organizations offering or excluding services to recipients on the basis of religious denomination, race, or other specific demographic criteria.
    • Private clubs or organizations.
    • Any organizations involved in promoting controversial issues.
    • Political groups.
    • Individual self-interest. Exceptions may be made for youth education sponsored by Co-op entities.

Depending on your request, you will find the forms listed below that we require to be completed.​​

You can request:

  • Support for an event, sponsorship or donation
  • to hold a car wash on our Keating Cross Road property
  • to hold a bottle drive on our Keating Cross Road property
  • to have our 20X20 tent at your community event

Requests for support for Greater Victoria and Duncan areas:

$1,000 and less: 

  • Must be received a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the event date. 
  • The committee that reviews these requests meets on a bi-weekly basis.

In excess of $1,000:

  • Requests must be received at least  6 weeks in advance. 
  • Reviewed by the Member Relations Committee (Directors from our board), who meet on the following schedule for 2017:
    January 10, March 14, May 9, July 11, September 12, and November 14.

Requests for support for Comox and Comox Valley areas:

$200 and less:

  • Must be received a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the event date. 
  • The committee that reviews these requests meets on a bi-weekly basis.

In excess of $200:

  • Requests must be received at least  6 weeks in advance. 
  • Reviewed by the Local Advisory Committee (Directors from our board), who meet on the following schedule for 2017: 
    January 24, April 26, future dates to be determined. 

    All requests for support require a completely filled out Request for Support form before they will be reviewed. If attaching support documentation, please limit to three pages in total.

    Click here to request support: REQUEST FOR SUPPORT FORM



    BOOKING A CAR WASH

    Peninsula Co-op has space available for fundraising car washes at the Co-op Food Centre on Keating Cross Road.  We will provide a water hook-up and space for your group. Your group will be responsible for providing hoses, splitters, cleaning supplies, towels, promotional materials and “car washers”.

    Click here to request a car wash: CAR WASH REQUEST FORM



    BOOKING A BOTTLE DRIVE

    Our Food Centre parking lot can also be used for Bottle Drive fundraisers. The organizing group is responsible for conducting and promoting the fundraiser as well as clean up following the event. These events are popular so please book in advance by sending us a completed Bottle Drive Request form.

    Click here to request a bottle drive: BOTTLE DRIVE REQUEST FORM



    BOOKING A 20X20 TENT

    Peninsula Co-op has tents that we will provide to community groups and not-for-profit organizations for their events. Our tent measures 20’ x 20’ with open sides and must be set up and taken down by a professional tent company.  The Co-op tent is popular, especially during the spring and summer seasons, so please book early by completing a Tent Request form.

    Click here to request a tent: CO-OP TENT REQUEST FORM



    Forms can be submitted on-line or filled out and returned to Customer Service at the Food Centre,  fax to: 250-652-5298 or email to customerservice@peninsulaco-op.com.  Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks for car wash, bottle drive and tent requests to be reviewed.

     

    Peninsula Co-op, #1-2132 Keating X Rd. Saanichton, BC V8M 2A6
    Phone: Customer Service 250.652.1188, Administration 250.652.5752 or toll free 1.877.652.5752

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