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    EKC community support


    EKC supports outdoor learning

    ​EKC has donated $8,000 to the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) to help teachers take learning outside. 


    Our key areas of focus

    ​Economic development


    ​Leadership & development

    ​Children & families

    Healthy living


    ​Improving human welfare


    ​Our community programs

    ​EKC is always looking for opportunities that help grow the prosperity of our communities, providing support in many forms. 




    ​In-kind contributions


    ​Apply for funding

    ​EKC supports numerous community groups. Our staff and Board of Directors are active in our communities and give countless hours and donations to make our East Kootenay communities an even greater place to live.


    ​Make more with our Patronage Rewards

    ​When you bank at EKC, profits are returned to you and your community by way of patronage rewards and dividends.

    It’s easy, the more you bank at EKC, the more money stays local, and in turn builds local prosperity.


    ​Get to know EKC better

    ​Since 1950, we’ve helped our communities grow by understanding the East Kootenay economy and our members’ passion for the mountain lifestyle. A full-service financial institution, with a financial planning and insurance division, we’re committed to making the communities we serve an even better place to live.