Co-ops are built by and for the communities they serve. Pioneer is pleased to partner with community groups and organizations in Southwest Saskatchewan to help those in need and make our communities better.
Our community relations program strengthens the communities where we do business by focusing our giving into specific community sponsorships that most closely reflect our corporate values and strategies.
Please review the Sponsorship Guidelines below.
If you would like to apply for a donation, please click for the Online Application Form.
- Groups must reside and be active in our trading area
- All requests must be submitted online, using the above form.
- Gift cards and donations of product will be considered as appropriate
- Pioneer Co-op must receive recognition for the contribution
- The decision of the committee is final, no explanation given
- Allow up to 4 weeks for a response.
Limitations on Giving:
Pioneer Co-op will restrict support to those groups which best match the organizations values and objectives. The following are not normally supported.
- Political parties/organizations
- Individuals, self-interest groups
- Third party fund raisers, unless recognition is given to Pioneer Co-op
- Religious and sectarian organizations, except for community services offered on a nondenominational basis
- Professional or technical associations
- Private Clubs
- Any organization involved in promoting morally controversial issues
- Conferences, training sessions, seminars, workshops, conventions and retreats
- Trips and tours
Contributions will normally be restricted to a one-time only donation during any fiscal year
Requests — Process and Procedure
All requests must be in writing or done online using the form provided and should contain:
- Name, address, phone number(s), email address and contact person's name and title
- Information on the organization including mandate and objectives
- Type and amount of support requested
- Use of funding
- Proposed recognition method. Enclose sample of proposed recognition, if possible or any possible media coverage