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We are proud of our commitment to making a difference in the communities where our employees, customers and distribution partners live and work.

Each year, we support these communities through charitable donations, employee volunteer hours, in-kind contributions and community sponsorships.

Read our 2023 Public Accountability Report for stories and details on our community investment activities in 2023.
2023 Public Accountability Report

2024 funding requests

We are no longer accepting applications for 2024 charitable donations and sponsorships.

Please check back regularly for updates and more information about our community investment support and volunteer activities.

For other types of enquiries, please email us at You can expect to hear from us within 24 – 48 business hours.



  • Organizations that are not registered charities in Canada
  • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion or sexual orientation
  • Political or religious organizations (Note: non-denominational programs by religious groups intended for the general good of the community may be considered) 
  • For-profit organizations
  • Sports teams
  • Individuals or individual pursuits/fundraising activities
  • Lobby or special interest groups
  • Individual elementary, secondary or private schools
  • Professional associations or societies
  • Service clubs
  • Private foundations
  • Tradeshows, conferences and seminars
  • Programs that already receive funding from the United Way (United Way agencies and programs receive a substantial contribution from Empire Life, its employees and retirees through our annual workplace campaign.)