How is it Funded?
The Co-op Cred program money used for credit is provided entirely by community donations. These financial donations are essentially financial gifts. This means Co-op Cred itself is essentially a gift from community members to participants. Our major fundraising event is the Humber Ride4Real Food which takes place annually on the second Sunday of September. Additional money needed to develop, co-ordinate, and deliver the program was generously provided by grants from progressive foundations.
Thank-you to the great foundations that have supported the program!
The funding for credits thus far has mainly come from fundraising. We have lots of wonderful supporters in the community who have donated through such means as: