A community offers strength and support.

It creates a deeper sense of belonging.

A community makes life better.

At Medallion Group Insurance, we are committed to the safety of First Responders and honour your efforts to engage and educate the communities you serve.

Every May, we celebrate you and look to invest in projects that foster safe, inclusive, resilient and sustainable communities.

Starting May 1st, all First Responders living and serving in Ontario are invited to apply to receive funding for your organization. Simply complete the entry form below and tell us how receiving Medallion funding will make a difference to your organization’s community project or initiative.


Medallion is proud to participate in First Responder projects across the province. Prior Community Giveaway recipients include:

  • Nishnawbe Aski Police Service
  • Victim Services of Nippising District: Trauma Support K9 Program
  • Zorra Fire & Emergency Services
  • Norfolk County Paramedic Services
  • Peel Regional Police
  • Guelph Police Service: Women in Crisis/Domestic Violence Support
  • Oxford County VON
  • York Regional Police – Victim Services of York Region
  • Oxford Rural Fire Service – Camp Molly
  • Hamilton Police Service: Anti-Hate Campaign
  • RCMP Veterans Association


We’d love to add your community project, equipment need, outreach program or sponsorship request to this list!

Communities supported so far:

  • Norfolk County
  • Parry Sound
  • Peel Region
  • Belleville
  • Nishnawbe Aski Nation Territory
  • Hamilton Region
  • Zorra Township
  • Niagara Region
  • Nippising
  • York Region
  • Wellington County
  • Oxford County

Who can apply:

Fire Departments, Law Enforcement Organizations, EMS Services, Emergency Medical, Search & Rescue Operations, Emergency Managers, Conservation Officers, Correctional Services, First Responder Organizations & Associations including volunteer, veteran and retiree groups.

How to apply:

1. Simply complete the application form found below

2. Tell us your story. Photographs, images and attachments are always helpful for the selection committee and can be uploaded in your application form

When to apply:

Applications for the 2024 May 6K Community Giveaway will be accepted from May 1st to June 1st, 2024


Giveaway guidelines

  • This contest is open to all First Responders who live in Ontario (including professionals, volunteers, and retirees)
  • Only one submission per person will be accepted
  • No purchase necessary
  • You do not need to be a Member of Medallion Group Insurance to enter
  • Funding recipients will be chosen by an internal selection committee and announced following the June 1st application deadline
  • Multiple funding levels are available, to a maximum total of $6,000
  • Secondary opportunities to win are also available. Every submission will be automatically included in random draws from May 1st – June 1st that can benefit your community through a $100 donation to a cause or charity of your choice
  • For any questions or inquiries, please contact Sarah Heiser, Director of Group Partnerships at sheiser@mcfr.ca or 1-800-339-9935

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