You are on: Commitment to Youth
RBC Future Launch is a 10-year, $500-million initiative to help young people gain access and opportunity to the skills, job experience and career networks needed for the future world of work.
RBC has a long history of supporting a wide range of initiatives to help children and youth realize their potential, including the RBC Kids Pledge, which improves the well-being of kids and youth. At the end of 2016, RBC delivered on that pledge, successfully honouring its $100 million commitment two years ahead of schedule.
Our initiatives have also included the following:
You are on: RBC Youth Mental Health Project
The RBC Youth Mental Health Project is our commitment to support programs that help youth and families access the right care at the right time. Through the Project, we have provided more than $34 million to organizations dedicated to helping kids and families get the programs and resources they need.
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RBC Youth Mental Health Project Special Feature
We focus our funding on areas where we believe we can make the biggest difference in helping kids be healthy inside out.
We launched the RBC Kids Optimism Survey in 2014 to talk to kids and youth directly about their hopes and fears for the future, in their own voices.
Information on this site is not to be used for diagnosis, treatment or referral services. Individuals should contact their personal physician, or their local mental health agency for further information.
You are on: RBC Learn to Play Project
Sport can transform lives and have a powerful, positive impact on our communities. The RBC Learn to Play Project supported programs that help kids become healthy, happy and active for life. Through the RBC Learn to Play project, RBC, in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada, has donated $6.3 million to 596 organizations over 3 years.
The RBC Learn to Play granting program is now complete. We are no longer accepting applications for 2017. To view the impact report from Year 1 of the program, please click here.
We launched the RBC Youth Optimism Study in 2014 to talk to kids and youth directly about their hopes and fears for the future, in their own voices.
You are on: RBC After School Project
Since 1999, the community-based RBC After School Project has provided more than $39 million to learning and skill development opportunities to 97 organizations helping approximately 50,000 children and young people.
The RBC After School Project has been retired. On behalf of the RBC Foundation, we want to thank our partners for the valuable role they play in contributing to the health and prosperity in our communities. We will continue to invest in a range of social and environmental programs including those that will have a positive impact on young people.