The Aviva Community Fund is back for its eighth year

The power to make a positive difference is in your hands

Toronto, ON (June 14, 2016) – Aviva Canada is thrilled to announce that the Aviva Community Fund (“ACF“) is back for the eighth year in a row. Another $1 million will be donated to create positive change in communities across Canada.

Today, the Aviva Community Fund website launches enabling people to register for campaign updates, download the “Idea Submission Guide”, and connect with ACF through social media. The competition officially opens on September 19th, giving people ample time to prepare their submission ideas. Voting begins on October 11th, finalists are revealed on November 7th and the winners are announced on December 6th.

For the past seven years, Aviva Canada has been putting their money where their business is – investing in charitable community initiatives across Canada. Aviva is so proud to have funded more than 220 incredible ideas already (to the tune of $6.5 million), and can’t wait to donate another $1 million this year.

2016 ACF Pre-Launch Video

This video – the first of eight – showcases how Aviva has created positive change in communities from coast to coast.

About Aviva Canada

Aviva Canada is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the country providing home, automobile, leisure/lifestyle and business insurance to more than three million customers. A wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Aviva plc, the company has more than 3,500 employees, 25 locations across Canada and approximately 1,500 independent broker partners.

Aviva Canada invests in positive change through the Aviva Community Fund, Canada’s longest-running online community funding competition. Since its inception in 2009, the Aviva Community Fund has awarded $6.5 million to 222 charity groups across Canada.

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