Community Partnerships

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Through our Donations, Sponsorhips and Partnerships Program (DSP) and NEEF Program, we contribute to community building initiatives that support health, education, youth and the environment. The program's aim is to support our operating communities by helping to meet the needs of the present while safeguarding a legacy for future generations, while also meeting our regulatory requirements.

To request a donation/sponsorship from Rio Tinto, start an application on our website by clicking here.

Through our Donations, Sponsorhips and Partnerships Program (DSP) and NEEF Program, we contribute to community building initiatives that support health, education, youth and the environment. The program's aim is to support our operating communities by helping to meet the needs of the present while safeguarding a legacy for future generations, while also meeting our regulatory requirements.

To request a donation/sponsorship from Rio Tinto, start an application on our website by clicking here.

  • Indspire

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    19 Dec 2019
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    Rio Tinto is honoured to continue its support of Indspire Canada with a donation of $1 milllion.

    The support of this funding will assist with financial awards, deliver programs, and share resources with the goal of increasing graduation rates for Indigenous students.

  • School District #91 - STEM Program

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    09 Dec 2019
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    Rio Tinto is a proud partner of the School District #91 Career and Trades program by supporting projects such as the iCubed event. This event included over 200 students from across the northwest taking part in a 2-day technology and innovation summit.

  • Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre

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    02 Dec 2019
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    Rio Tinto is a proud partner with the Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre with its continued annual donation of $555,000.

    The centre is used as a hatchery for sturgeon eggs, as well as many more projects that help educate the public about this unique fish and its future.

  • Breakfast Clubs of Canada

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    18 Nov 2019
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    Rio Tinto is pleased to continue its long-standing support of Breakfast Club of Canada. Each year Rio Tinto's contribution feeds close to 700 students each school day in the Watershed Region and over 1,000 in BC.

    We too believe children should be hungry for knowledge at the start of their school day, and a healthy breakfast can change a life, a journey, a society.

  • Fire Preparedness Units

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    04 Nov 2019
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    Rio Tinto is honoured to support the Cheslatta Carrier Nation Fire Preparedness project.

    A $98,000 donation supplied the south side of Francois Lake with 9 fire suppression trailers equipped with water tanks, hoses, generators and many more supplies to help with an initial attack of a wildfire.

  • Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre

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    22 Oct 2019
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    Rio Tinto is pleased to announce its $450,000 donation to the Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre.

    Pools increase safety in the community, provide opportunity for competition, camaraderie and therapeutic outlets for those with special needs.

  • Highway of Hope

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    07 Oct 2019
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    Rio Tinto is a proud partner with Highway of Hope and its Driving Forward Program.

    Highway of Hope believes in working to respect, protect and support every family with barriers through funding driver's licenses for young mothers with financial stresses.