Do you have a heart-healthy initiative? Request our support.
We provide funding from $5,000 to $50,000 to organizations that aim to improve the heart health of people in communities all over North America.
If you would like to apply for support on behalf of your organization, please review our funding priorities and the guidelines below before completing our online application.
Applications for donations and sponsorhips for 2016 must be submitted no later than November 30, 2016. Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed in January 2017.
Our online funding application takes about 30 minutes to complete, depending on the details of your request. If necessary, you can save a partially completed application and return to it later. The following steps are recommended:
Except in special circumstances as may be determined by CP, donations will not be made in support of the following:
Many of our employees donate their time to non-profit and charitable organizations, from coaching youth sports teams to board participation. Organizations should not assume that CP employee participation automatically pre-qualifies them for funding.
Our Community Investment Team reviews requests from January 1 to November 30 of each year. Any applications submitted in December will be reviewed in January of the following year. Please be aware that we require at least 30 days to review a request and respond with a funding decision. For larger requests, it could take up to six months before a decision is made, depending on whether additional information is required, or other factors. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of a request as soon as a decision is made.
The completed form must be submitted through this website. Due to the nature of our evaluation process, applications sent by fax or regular mail cannot be accepted and will not be evaluated.