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Helping people and businesses in Canada access financial opportunities to thrive together today and tomorrow.

People and businesses in Canada are working harder than ever to get ahead. They’re facing record debt levels, income instability, and struggling to access what they need to thrive. So, we’re leaning into our 80-year history of helping our members, employees, and communities to unlock financial opportunities that help them get ahead. 

Explore how our purpose is at the heart of every interaction with our members, employees, business and community partners.

Our purpose is rooted in our belief that together we can build a better future.

Our Members

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Founded on purpose, driven by impact.

10% reinvested every year in community partnerships to bring our purpose to life.

We know that some challenges are bigger than any single player can solve. That’s why we collaborate with local partners to tackle larger systemic issues, ensuring that we’re part of solutions supporting people and businesses nationwide.

By reinvesting 10% of our budgeted bottom line each year into local projects and initiatives, Coast Capital actively supports the communities where we live, work, and play.

That’s just one of the ways that we’re building a stronger, more resilient Canada together.

Bringing our purpose to life.

Living our cooperative values, we’ve embraced a social purpose business model and embedded our purpose through every facet of our operations. Our strategic framework integrates our vision of Building Better Futures Together through three focused pillars. We’re encouraging more businesses in Canada to adopt a social purpose to grow the Purpose Economy, extending our overall impact.

Accessible Education Accessible Education

As the nature of work evolves, we’re empowering people to acquire new skills and knowledge to grow their incomes and future-proof their employability.

Equitable Employment Equitable Employment

We’re helping more people access sustainable careers and equitable workplaces by building partnerships to transform the employment landscape.

Inclusive Finance Inclusive Finance

We’re fostering a more inclusive financial system so people and businesses in Canada have the income and opportunities to thrive together today and tomorrow.


We’re supporting people across Canada with more accessible education and training.

We understand the barriers that prevent many people in Canada from accessing the education and training needed to grow their incomes and advance their careers.

It’s why Coast Capital members get free access¹ to Coursera’s 11,000+ job-relevant courses and programs via the Elevate Chequing Account. This helps them advance their careers and potentially get paid more by developing the right professional skills. Click below to learn more about how Coast Capital and Coursera are working together to amplify individual’s earning potential across the country.

Our accessible education pillar in action.

Access to Coursera Access to Coursera

Our Elevate Chequing Account provides free access to Coursera's extensive online learning platform, which features flexible, job-relevant courses developed in partnership with over 325 leading universities and companies worldwide.

Red Seal Trades Red Seal Trades

Coast Capital has committed $1 million to the Construction Foundation of BC, launching the Coast Capital Road to Red Seal program to provide essential support for tradespeople striving for their Red Seal designation.


Through DIVERSEcity, we support women newcomers in navigating Canada's complex credential recognition processes, offering up to $2,000 for evaluations, exams, and licensing fees to help them resume their professional careers.

Education Awards Education Awards

We're working with the following community partners to offer Education Awards that help young people overcome barriers to achieving their full potential: CFBC, Credit Union Foundation of BC, DIVERSEcity, Foundry, Indspire, SFU, Surrey School District, and The Youth Futures Education Fund.

Proud to be a Certified B Corp®.

As a Certified B Corporation®, we’re part of a global movement advocating for a more inclusive, equitable and regenerative economic system. By embracing a social purpose business model, we’re setting the standard for making positive social contributions by integrating our purpose into our day-to-day operations and across every dimension of our business. Over the past two decades, our investments in our communities totalled over $100 million.


We’re building and championing more equitable and inclusive employment in our communities.

The labour market is changing rapidly, and people in Canada are struggling to keep up. A growing dependency on part-time jobs and gig work presents new opportunities and challenges. However, without stable employment and flexible hours, many find it challenging to save for their future and their families.

At Coast Capital, we believe a better future for people in Canada requires reliable, living-wage employment. We’re working hard to build the best, most inclusive workplace for our employees and champion equitable employment in the community through partnerships like the BC Centre for Ability Thrive Program.

Experience a career with real impact at Coast Capital.

When you work at Coast Capital, you’ll find a sense of purpose, a culture where you belong, career growth, flexibility, and well-being.

Plus, you’ll be a part of an award-winning purpose-driven company making a real impact on people in Canada and their communities.


We’re delivering tools, education, and advice to help people in Canada feel confident about their financial futures.

Everyone deserves the opportunity to achieve their financial goals. And while some people have access to the financial tools and support they need to build strong futures for themselves and their families, many don’t.

We’re helping our members and communities through comprehensive and relevant financial education and trusted advice.

We design financial solutions and tools with real needs in mind.

We’re committed to providing people and businesses in Canada with the financial tools and education they need to succeed because we believe in making financial inclusion a reality for everyone.

Experience what it’s like to bank for better.

Choosing where you bank is one of the most powerful decisions you can make. And at Coast Capital, your efforts support building a stronger, more resilient Canada.

Real stories of real change: How we’re helping transform communities.

$100M and Counting

Since 2000, we’ve reinvested $100 million back into our communities. Together with our members, employees, and communities, we’re driving more impact than ever before.

Road to Red Seal Program

Meet Tanner, a dedicated foreman with a passion for woodworking. See how Coast Capital’s Road to Red Seal Program helped him achieve his Red Seal Endorsement, advancing his career and growing his income.

Credentialing Program for Newcomer Women

Pradnya, a pediatric dentist from Mumbai, faced challenges restarting her career in Canada. Through our partnership with DIVERSEcity's Credentialing Program for Newcomer Women, she was able to realign her career with her education and experience.

Explore more community insights.

Proudly a Certified B Corp since 2018.

At Coast Capital we believe that our cooperative is an engine for good and we look at everything we do through the lens of how we can help our members, employees, and communities. That’s why we’re so proud to announce our recertification as a B Corporation.

Taking part in Giving Tuesday.

Giving Tuesday encourages people to donate money, time, or other resources to their communities. Read on for best practices for monetary donations, among other types, as well as important questions to ask about charitable giving.
Rebel with a cause: How to start a charity
We sat down with Christina Wong, co-founder and executive director of Employ to Empower, to learn more about her journey starting a non-profit.

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1. Coursera is an online learning platform offering multiple continuing education opportunities from leading universities and institutions. The products offered by Coursera can, but do not guarantee to, help users advance, relaunch, or improve their earning potential in their careers. As a bonus on their Coast Capital Elevate Chequing Account, a primary account holder will receive one (1) free Coursera for Business license for the account holder’s personal use. This license will be associated with the primary account holder’s email address on Coast Capital’s records. The license can only be used with the associated email address to open a Coursera account. The license will be valid for the period the primary account holder maintains a Coast Capital Elevate Chequing Account in good standing. The license has a monetary value of $538 CAD per year or monthly monetary value of $79 CAD as of January 1, 2024. Limit of one (1) license per primary account holder. No substitutions will be allowed. Coast Capital may allow, at its sole discretion, transfers of the license to another individual as decided by the primary account holder. The license may be subject to content, course, and program exclusions or limitations at the sole discretion of Coursera. The use of the license will be exclusively subject to Coursera’s terms, conditions, and policies. Details regarding Coursera’s products, terms, conditions, and policies can be found at