Sponsored Activities Gallery

Scotiabank is committed to community involvement and support. We do this by sponsoring a variety of events across Jamaica to help educate, inform, and inspire members of our various communities to participate in meaningful events and programs to help everyone.

From sporting events to educational and enterprise initiatives, we help build communities one person at a time. Our Scotiabank volunteers are in the field and helping every step of the way.

To all involved, we thank you for your continued participation and support. Together we can enrich our communities and strengthen our bonds.

Scotiabank Builds a Home For the Tucker Family In St. Ann

Twenty-eight members of the Scotiabank Corporate and Commercial Banking team pulled together last Saturday to come to the rescue of the Tucker family in Nine Miles, St Ann by assisting with the building of a two bedroom Food for the Poor house.

The two bedroom house comes equipped with bathroom, kitchen, living and dining, solar panels, and a water tank.

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Scotiabank Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Kiddy Cricket with Popup Pitches

Scotiabank celebrated 15 years of the successful Kiddy Cricket program this year. As part of the celebration Scotiabank added new elements to playing the game by setting up popup cricket pitches in five branches across the island. Customers got an opportunity to showcase their bowling and bating skills as they engaged in fun cricket activities during the period

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Scotiabank has signed to the JAMPRO led Jamaica Investment Forum as platinum sponsor, and had numerous opportunities to make in roads with potential investors locally and internationally. As part of the event Scotiabank hosted a special luncheon for all participants.

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ScotiaFoundation Gives Back at Christmas

It was an active time for the ScotiaFoundation, with numerous activities coordinated to mark the season of Christmas. There was Mary's House where the story of Christmas was shared with hundreds of children, who were also encouraged to leave their own artistic mark by painting on canvases provided.
They worked closely with the Salvation Army, assisting with the packing of groceries for the elderly and those less fortunate. They encouraged Scotiabanker's across the island to give back by donating to the "Give Good Grocery" drive, which further enhanced the Salvation Army offerings. And they worked closely with Mustard Seed Communities, assisting with the cooking of meals and packing of toys for distribution on Christmas Day.

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Scotiabank makes the grade with tertiary entrepreneurship

Scotiabank partnered with the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University of Technology (UTech)on a number of student entrepreneurial initiatives :

Winners of the Scotiabank sponsored UTECH Club Billionaire entrepreneurial competition pose with their awards. Team members from left are Orane Edwards, Lasanna Allen, Rajesh Hutchinson, Trudy-Ann Smith and Ryan Reid

Stacy-Ann Fagan (2nd R), winner of the Scotiabank sponsored UWI Entrepreneur Builder Club graciously receives her awards writing the best business plan in the competition. Sharing the moment is Dr. Kadamawe Knife, Head of UWI, Office of Social Entrepreneurship (L), Tanya Francis-Thomas, UWI Career Services (2nd L) and Omar Spence (R), Manager, Marketing Programmes at Scotiabank.

Alicia Brown (3rd R) and Ana-Kaye Green (2nd R) share their experiences and hopes with Monique Todd, Scotiabank's Vice President, Marketing, Public & Corporate Affairs, James Moss-Solomon, Advisor UWI Venture Competition Patsy Latchman-Atterbury, Scotiabank's Executive Vice President Retail, and Douglas Lindo, Faculty Advisor UWI Venture Competition.

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ScotiaVolunteers served in all aspects of managing the event to ensure a smooth experience for the more than 10,000 patrons who came out to support
Scotiabank supports Shaggy Foundation fundraiser for the Bustamante Hospital for Children

Scotiabank is supporting the Shaggy Foundation to stage the 2014 "I Dare You" concert with proceeds in aid of the providing equipment for the Bustamante Hospital for Children, the only paediatric hospital in the English speaking Caribbean. Monique Todd, Vice President Marketing and Corporate Affairs spoke at the press launch and toured the facilities. Monique Todd, Vice President Marketing and Corporate Affairs with Dr Lambert Innis (left) and Shaggy (right).

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Scotiabank sponsors fundraiser for University of the West Indies students.

Scotiabank has contributed $1M to the second staging of the CB GROUP UWI 5K. The event which will be staged on November 17, 2013 at the UWI Bowl. Peter Mohan (left), manager of the UWI branch presented the cheque at the September 19, 2013 launch to Prof. Archibald McDonald, Pro-Vice-Chancellor & Principal of the Mona campus. He also greeted other supporters, including co-patron The Hon. Douglas Orane, (centre) and the Hon. Michael Fennell, chairman of the National Olympic Committee.

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Celebrating with Jamaica's National Under 21 Netball Team

Scotiabank celebrated with the Under 21 Netball Team at a reception held on September 9, 2013 at Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records. Scotiabank's partnership with the young Sunshine Girls has contributed significantly to the team's growth and achievements, including their placement of third in the World Youth Netball Championship held in Glasgow in August. Twenty teams competed in the Championships. Scotiabank contributed $2M to their preparation for and participation in Glasgow. Six of the players from this squad are graduates of the Scotiabank sponsored National Under 13 Nursery and Under 16 Programmes.

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Steve Distant, Manager of Scotiabank's Scotia Centre branch taught participants of the Valencia Football camp the importance of saving at a special workshop on Saturday, July 7, 2013. Scotiabank was presenting sponsor of the camp which was held at Sabina Park from July 4 - 9.

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Hydel Prep wins 2013 JCA/Scotiabank Prep School Cricket Competition

Hydel Prep School made as the first team to win the Jamaica Cricket Association – Scotiabank Prep School Cricket Competition trophy in two consecutive years. Hydel, also the 2012 champion, defeated Monymusk Prep after gaining 48 for four over Moneymusk's 47 all out in the final match played on June 21, 2013. Scotiabank has been sponsoring the sport since 2005 and this year gave $3M to stage the series. Some 133 matches were played across the island among 43 teams between April 24 and June 21.

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Toronto International Track and Field Games

Vere, Holmwood, Calabar and St. Jago were among ten Caribbean High School track and field teams that competed in the Toronto International Track and Field Games held June 11 at the University of Toronto's Varsity Centre in Canada. Holmwood, Calabar and St. Jago teams for earning first, second and third places respectively in the Scotiabank International High School 4x100 Relay Championship. The teams were sponsored by Scotiabank's Bright Future programme and joined other sponsored teams from Barbados, Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago.

The 'Road Map to financial Success' Small Business Seminar

Scotiabank held another in its series of SMEcapacity development workshops on April 30 at the Pegasus Hotel. The 'Road Map to financial Success' Small Business Seminar included presentations by Mario Blake Director, DGS Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors and Dr Wayne Henry, Vice President - Government Affairs, Scotiabank. Here Mario Blake (right) talks with participant and business owner Dion Staples and Pamela Douglas (centre), Scotiabank's Director of Professional Partnerships.

Prep School Cricket

Nigel Logan, Honorary Treasurer of the Jamaica Cricket Association is happy to receive the cheque of $3M from Shelley Sykes-Coley, Sponsorships Manager at the launch of Prep School Cricket Competition on Wednesday, April 24 at the Luca Cricket Club in Kingston. Equally excited are Maurice Foster (far right) and Oniel Cruickshank, Operations Officer of the Jamaica Cricket Association.

Scotiabanks sponsors the Caribbean-SickKids Paediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders Project

(From left) Ted Garrard, President & CEO of SickKids Foundation; Bruce Bowen, President and CEO of Scotiabank; Heidi Clarke is the Director of Programs for the Sandals Foundation; Dr the Hon Fenton Ferguson, Minister of Health; His Excellency, Ambassador Robert Ready, Canadian High Commissioner a reception to mark the start of the Caribbean-SickKids Paediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders Project. Scotiabank has donated CDN$1M over five years to the project.

International Women's Day

Scotiabank's Director Corporate Social Responsibility, Joylene Griffiths Irving and Marcette McGleggon Vice President for Credit Solutions met with three business women for tea on Wednesday to talk about their goals, vision and dreams. This was a Scotiabank International Women's Day initiative. Dreaming Big were Sharon McKain of Shamack Clothing (khaki outfit) in Kingston (second left), Treacha-Reid McCalla of Shades of Elegance in Old Harbour (second right) and Jacqui Tyson of from Thought to Finish (first left).

Scotiabank supports Jamaica Netball Association

Mrs Shelley Sykes-Coley, sponsorships manager with the graduates of the Jamaica Netball Association's Under 13 and Under 16 programmes held on March 9, 2013. Scotiabank announced sponsorship of $2M for the Under 21 team to the 2013 World Youth Championship in Glasgow.

Scotiabank supports Junior Achievement Company of Entrepreneurs

Jeanette Lewis, Corporate Affairs Manager at Columbus Communications and Klao Bell-Lewis led a workshop with 70 Vice Presidents of Public Relations in the Junior Achievement Company of Entrepreneurs Programme at their annual conference at the Jamaica Conference Centre Recently. Scotiabank's President and CEO, Bruce Bowen is the Chairman of Junior Achievement Jamaica.

Scotiabank supports inaugural CB UWI 5K

The Honourable Natalie Neita Headley, Minister with responsibility for sports, along with Bruce Bowen, President and CEO of Scotiabank, present the winning trophy to Shawn Pitter winner who first broke the line at the inaugural CB UWI 5K held at the Mona Bowl, University of the West Indies, Sunday, November 18.

Scotiabank supports inaugural CB UWI 5K

Scotiabankers came out in full support of the CB UWI 5K held at the Mona Bowl at the University of the West Indies on Sunday, Nov 18. Here with President and CEO Bruce Bowen are some of the ScotiaVolunteers who participated in the run.