AIR MILES® YOUTH EMPOWERMENT GRANT
The AIR MILES Youth Empowerment Grant program serves as a core pillar of AIR MILES’ social impact strategy and is part of a broader commitment from AIR MILES that enables our partners, collectors and associates to create lasting social and environmental change in Canadian communities.
We partner with a diverse set of charities across Canada that are making a difference in four areas of youth empowerment: basic needs, education, employment and developing leaders.
Bridges Social Development
An organization that supports young people to be catalysts for change in their communities. Our vision is a world in which all youth can show up, stand up and be heard.
Business in the Streets
A community-driven charity helping young people to transform their lives through entrepreneurship.
A Toronto-based charity serving marginalized youth by providing programming to support healthy physical, emotional and mental development.
Habitat for Humanity Saskatchewan
An organization committed to bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope, working towards a 62-townhouse community in Regina, Saskatchewan.
Horizons for Youth
A Toronto-based shelter providing emergency accommodation for at-risk youth in addition to life-skills training, which will enable them to live independently and excel in their lives.
JA Central Ontario
A non-profit dedicated to inspiring and preparing youth to succeed in a global economy through programming focused on workplace preparedness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.
Outward Bound Canada
An organization focused on cultivating a passion for learning and discovering greater success in school, work and life by providing outdoor education programs that allow young people to explore their personal potential.
Save the Children Canada
Striving to achieve both immediate and lasting change in the lives of Indigenous children in Canada by inspiring breakthroughs that respect their rights.
A food rescue organization focusing on reducing the environmental and social costs of food waste by rescuing and redistributing surplus food to non-profits serving people experiencing food insecurity.
A charitable organization bringing the power of community and creativity to children and youth in Ontario’s under-resourced communities through high-quality community and school-based arts education.