From Soccer to Stampede
BMO is proud to support community endeavors, major sports teams, prestigious awards celebrations and more through sponsorships of various sizes in large and small communities in Canada and the US. BMO’s sponsorships programs provide significant funding for festivals, cultural events and sports programs that enrich community life and promote the BMO brand. BMO selects organizations to sponsor based on community impact, business relationships and social benefit.
We are well-known for our sports sponsorship portfolio, which spans a range of professional and grassroots initiatives and gives youth and families an opportunity to experience the positive impact of sport. We sponsor professional sports team in both Canada and US, including the Toronto Argonauts and Montreal Alouettes in the Canadian Football League, the Chicago Blackhaws, Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues in the National Hockey League, and the Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls in the National Basketball League. Additionally, BMO is a proud partner of the Montreal Impact, Vancouver Whitecaps, and Toronto FC.
BMO is proud to be Official Bank of the Calgary Stampede, and our support for the agricultural community doesn’t end there. We also support the Canadian Western Agribition, the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, and the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo.
We love our cities, too. BMO Harris is the title sponsor of the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival in Chicago, and the BMO Harris Bank Summerfest in Milwaukee.
These are just a few of the dozens of organizations we sponsor and the passions we share with our employees and customers. See profiles of all of the organizations we sponsored this year.
We’re Here to Help: Community Sponsorships
From events celebrating arts, culture and youth such as imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival, to those that promote social betterment such as the Pride and Remembrance Run in Toronto and numerous functions for BMO Celebrating Women, community sponsorships provide valuable opportunities for BMO to demonstrate our values by supporting organizations that work to drive social change and build strong communities.
Learn more about community-focused sponsorship strategy and the community organizations we support.
To apply for a sponsorship in Canada, please direct your request to the Regional Sponsorship Team where the event will be taking place, see our Directory (PDF)
See what we support (PDF)
If you are seeking a donation, please see our Community Giving application guidelines.