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BDC is the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs. We support small and medium-sized businesses in all industries and at every stage of growth with money and advice. For this reason, we select sponsorships that enable us to connect with entrepreneurs in meaningful ways.

Before submitting your proposal

Read below to determine whether your request fits within the scope of our sponsorship program.

Each sponsorship proposal is evaluated against detailed eligibility criteria, such as:

  • How will it enable BDC to highlight its purpose, products and/or services? 
  • How will it help drive tangible business results for BDC?
  • How will it contribute to creating an exceptional client experience for BDC’s clients?
  • How will it help promote BDC's brand at the local, regional and/or national level?


Please note our sponsorship program does not support any of the following:

  • Political organizations
  • Religious institutions
  • Individuals
  • Requests received less than eight weeks before the start of the project

How to submit a sponsorship request

If you believe your sponsorship request meets BDC's eligibility criteria, fill out this online form.

BDC receives a large number of sponsorship requests and cannot respond favourably to all of them, even if they meet our eligibility criteria.

Applicants can usually expect to receive an answer within four to six weeks.

Thank you for considering BDC as a potential sponsor.

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