Our Partnerships

A continuum of national partnerships allow the Award to co-create and maximize the impact we have on young people and their communities. Annually, with support of National like-minded partners, we drive forth our mission to ensure that all young people have the opportunity to participate in the Award. If you would like to discuss national partnership opportunities, please contact us at development@dukeofed.org

National Partnerships That Are Impacting Young People Across Canada

RBC Feature Launch
Supporting young people for the future

Since 2019 The RBC Foundation has partnered with the Award through it's Future Launch Initiative. Together this partnership is removing barriers to young people to participate in the Award and is supporting the establishment of building a network of adult mentors who guide and mentor young people. Together RBC and the Award are ensuring all young people have the opportunity to discover their infinite potential and become world ready.

Connecting newcomer youth with their community

Since 2018, Scotiabank has been supporting the work of the Award to ensure all young people are equipped to succeed in life. In 2021, we co-created a partnership that will extend the reach and expand the access of the Award to Newcomer communities across Western Canada. Together this partnership will provide young people who are new to Canada the opportunity to connect with their community.

Building a barrier free future for BIPOC young people

BMO has been investing in the Award since 1963. In 2021 we cocreated a partnership that will expand the accesss and extend the reach of the Award to BIPOC communities across Canada. Together this partnership will remove barriers to inclusion.

Empowering youth by overcoming financial barriers and unlocking their potential

In 2023, the Award Canada joined forces with the McCall MacBain Foundation to launch the Changing Lives Activity Scholarship Fund. Supported by McCall MacBain, this collaborative effort is geared towards dismantling financial barriers that young people may encounter while engaging in Award activities, mirroring our commitment to fostering opportunities for the youth.

Building 21st Century Skills

Cenovus Energy invests in organizations that help develop future-ready youth and prepare them for the jobs of today and tomorrow. The Award does exactly that through 21-century skills training and experiential learning opportunities. Together this partnership will help grow the Award and remove barriers to participation to equip more young people for life and work.

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Partnerships That Are Impacting Young People in Local Communities

british columbia
vancouver foundation
Sikka Foundation
Mission Hill
Power Corporation of Canada
Canadian North
The Winnipeg Foundation
ocean wise