Community Partners

At Conexus, we invest a large portion of our Community Investment Program funds into programs and initiatives that impact the lives of people across Saskatchewan. Working alongside our community partners enables us to deliver on our purpose of improving the financial well-being of our members and our communities. We are committed to not only provide funding but offer resources and the support of our dedicated employee volunteers to ensure successful outcomes while changing lives.

We have had the honour to support many amazing organizations over the years. Read along and meet our partners.

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

Financial LiteracyFoundations Learning & Skills Saskatchewan – Financial Empowerment of Saskatchewan - $55,000 (4 year partnership)

Financial literacy is a critical life skill and one of the key focus areas of our Community Investment Program. Through our partnership with Foundations, we’re able to extend our reach across the province to many individuals and families to educate and assist them on their journey to becoming financial well while also offering digital options.

Prince Albert Literacy Network – Financial Literacy Program - $10,000 (3 year partnership)

Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan – Food Security Budgeting Course - $10,000 (2 year partnership)

Education

Education

EducationSOFIA House – Finding Oneself - Miskasowin- $20,000 (3 year partnership)

SOFIA House supports women and children who are fleeing domestic violence.  This pre-employment life skills program which includes financial literacy sets women up for success personally and economically.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saskatchewan (BBBS SK) – Mentoring Program - $65,000 (3 year partnership)

For over 50 years, BBBS SK has provided mentoring programs to children and youth in our province.  Through the three-year partnership, we're proud to provide the meaningful support needed to assist BBBS SK in achieving its mission of enabling life-changing mentoring relationships that ignite the power and potential in young people in our province. . The funding will provide 100 new mentees across Saskatchewan with impactful mentoring relationships.

The Canadian Institute for the Blind – CNIB Employment Bootcamp - $5000

Men of the North (MOTN) – 50 Yard Challenge - $5000

CityKidz – Citykidz Saturdays - $5000 (3 year partnership)

Inclusion Saskatchewan – Northern Inclusion & Self-Reliance Program- $5000
 
Wanuskewin Heritage Park – Wanuskewin Summer Camps- $5000

Non-profit Voluntary Sector Studies Network (NVSSN) Luther College – Project of Heart - $5000

Joe’s Place Youth Centre – Media Alliance Youth Work Skills Program- $10,000

United Way Saskatoon & Area – Summer Success Program- $10,000 (3 year partnership)
 
Dress for Success Regina – Professional Women’s Group (PWG) - $5000

Coop Camp (Camp Kindling) Youth Sponsorships - $10,000

Conexus Youth Leadership Awards - $15,000

Health Services

Health Services

Health ServicesJim Pattison Children’s Hospital – Conexus Credit Union Family Amenities Fund- $450,000 (3 year partnership)

With the Conexus Credit Union Family Amenities Fund, parents and caregivers have the opportunity to apply for aid in coping with both the day-to-day and unexpected costs of having a child stay at the Children’s Hospital, including items such as travel and parking costs, meal vouchers, and grocery needs. This family-centred program offers a tangible solution to the stressors imposed on families of sick and injured children.

Heartland Hospice Moose Jaw Inc – Heartland Hospice- $20,000

This committed community group is working to establish a dedicated hospice for Moose Jaw and the surrounding area to provide compassionate, holistic care to people with a terminal illness nearing their end of life. This will assist in alleviating the strain and costs to medical, long-term and palliative hospital care.

Lung Sask – Caring Breaths Financial Assistance Program - $15,000 (3 year partnership) 

From its early days of combating the tuberculosis epidemic to today’s COVID-19 pandemic, the Lung Sask continues to play a vital role to provide valuable education resources, research, support programs and more.  Funding provided by Conexus supports the Caring Breaths Financial Assistance Program which helps ease the financial burden that lung disease can bring to patients and their families.  Originally established to support lung transplants patients, the pandemic has presented significant opportunities to expand the impact to help supply masks, medical equipment, cover accommodations costs, rehab equipment and more.

Synergy 8 Community Builders – Two Mobile Mental Health/Outreach Vehicles - $10,000

Possibilities Recovery Center - Martensville Youth Connection (MYC) - $10,000 (3 year partnership)

Heart Linked Community Services Co-operative– Finding Your Voice - Mental Health & Life Skills - $15,000 (3 year partnership)

Hospitals of Regina Foundation – Digital Cell Imaging Technology - $50,000

Shelter

Shelter

Shelter

Habitat for Humanity Saskatchewan – 80 Homes Across Saskatchewan- $1M (4 year partnership)

Conexus has pledged one million dollars over four years to build 80 homes across the province. The mission of Conexus Credit Union is to improve the financial well-being of their members and communities. There is a natural alignment with Habitat Saskatchewan’s mission of promoting homeownership to break the cycle of poverty.

YWCA Regina – Centre for Women and Families - $1M (10 year partnership)

The new centre, to be complete in 2023, will provide wrap-around services in a trauma-informed community environment, a consolidated hub for women and families to access professional services in a safe and efficient manner. Within the Centre for Women and Families our most vulnerable populations will find safety and access to:  programs that support them and education that empowers them; housing options to shelter them; food
and formula to get them through the day or week while our outreach staff help them to access a more permanent solution.

Oxford House Saskatchewan – Women’s Addiction Recovery House - $25,000

Oxford House Saskatchewan provides housing to people who have recently left addictions treatment and that require safe and sober living conditions while they integrate themselves back into the community. The fifth house in Saskatoon is designated as a women’s house providing sorely needed housing to women in addictions recovery.

Capital

Community Capital Projects

Community Projects

Conexus Arts Centre

Conexus Arts Centre is a world class performing arts and theatre complex located in the heart of the Wascana Centre in Regina.  For the past 15 years and into the future, Conexus is proud to have its name associated with the Centre in support of arts and culture in Saskatchewan.

Rocanville Aquatic Centre – Aquatic Centre Refurbishment

The Aquatic Centre is the only indoor pool for 150 km and with the structure to the point that if major refurbishment didn’t take place, the community would soon lose the pool permanently.  Conexus contributed $20,000 to the project so families could continue to enjoy the facility for many years ahead.

University of Regina – Darke Hall

Conexus is contributing $8.25 million in direct support to support the university's plans to revitalize the College Avenue Campus together with additional space, mechanical upgrades and amenities to help restore Darke Hall.

Lumsden & District Volunteer Fire Dept – Rapid Rescue Truck Project - $10,000

Lipton Memorial Rink – Lighting Project Phase 1- $1000

Town of Lemberg/Lemberg Fire Department – Fire Truck Fundraiser- $10,000

Rocanville Minor Ball Board – Let Them Play Ball - $5000

Fort Minor Ball – Diamond Upgrades - $1000

Town of Lanigan Water Park - $10,000

Town of Moosomin Communiplex - $10,000

Village of Chaplain Pool Roof - $6000

Optimist Hill - $75,000


 

Donations

Donations

DonationsSTARS Air Ambulance – STARS Rescue on the Prairie

We were excited to support one of our own, Nicole Westerlund, VP Member & Community Engagement, on her STARS mission.  Nicole was flown to a remote Saskatchewan location and had to raise $50,000 to earn a flight back to civilization.  Conexus matched $15,000 of her donations for this critical emergency service in our province.

Canadian Red Cross – Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal- $10,000
 
Tipi – Insurance Partners – Laptop Donation- $4900

Moose Jaw, Prince Albert & Lac La Ronge Pride - $1500

Eastern Canada Hurricane Red Cross Relief - $5000

Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund - $945

Cancer Foundation of SK- $100.00

Ronald McDonald House - $140.00

Humboldt Broncos Memorial Golf Tournament Trust - $8000