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Donations and sponsorships

Commitment to community

Our success depends on the well-being of the communities we serve, and we believe we play a role in their development and sustainability.

We’re proud of our reputation as a good Canadian corporate citizen.

Through our many donations and sponsorships, we give back to communities across Canada – helping to improve the lives of individuals and families.

Our philanthropic support focuses on 2 key areas: health, with an emphasis on diabetes; and arts and culture, through our award-winning Making the Arts More Accessible® program.

We also partner with sports properties in key markets throughout Canada, allowing us to promote Sun Life’s philanthropic commitments to healthy and active living.

Our Public Accountability Statement outlines the social and economic impacts of our policies, programs and business activities.

For more detail, please read our  Public Accountability Statement.

Our support of health, with a focus on diabetes, ranges from promoting healthy lifestyles to improving the quality of daily life.

Learn more about our health initiatives

We believe that arts and culture should be celebrated within our communities and made accessible to individuals and families, regardless of their means.

Learn more about how we support the arts

We partner with both professional and amateur sports organizations that offer strategic alignment with our brand and business objectives while enabling us to leverage philanthropic programs.

Learn more about our sponsorships

Employee giving

Our programs allow our employees and advisors to maximize their own personal donations and volunteer hours in their communities and support the charities most important to them.

Find out more about employee giving

A caring company

At Sun Life, we are committed to building sustainable, healthier communities and we’re proud to hold the Caring Company designation from Imagine Canada.