​AGRICULTURE BANKING SOLUTIONS

Because we understand that your agribusiness is more than just a business, it's a way of life.

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IT’S THE HARD WORK ONLY OTHER FARMERS UNDERSTAND 


Farming and agribusiness have been at the heart of our cooperative since our inception in 1951. Today, we remain committed to the farmers and agriculture businesses in our communities throughout Vancouver Island, as well as on Pender and Salt Spring Island.

Whether you’re farming salmon in Campbell River, raising livestock in Comox, processing dairy in Victoria, growing vegetables in Saanich or helping floriculture flourish anywhere on the Island-Coast, we will be right beside you as you cultivate your future.


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ADVICE AT EVERY STEP

Successful agricultural operations are based on thoughtful planning and an abundance of patience and hard work. You’ve taken great care to grow your agribusiness, let our experts help you further your vision and your legacy. We provide simple advice on your business, financial and estate planning needs.

We will be here at every stage of your growth with a full suite of products and services.

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Everything you need

Day-to-Day Banking

Regardless of the size or specialty of your agribusiness, we have market-leading low-cost business banking products and free day-to-day personal banking options.  

Loans and Lines of Credit

Whether you need land and building mortgages or working capital for equipment or livestock purchases, our local decision-making gives us the flexibility to develop funding solutions for you.  

AgriInvest Program

Get a high return on your savings with a matching government contribution that is accessible when you see small income declines. 

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5 Financial Planning Tips for 2021


From supply chain disruptions to labour shortages, COVID-19 has introduced some major challenges to the agricultural industry.

However, it’s also highlighted its resilience and brought renewed awareness to the global importance of agriculture. While 2020 was the year of a pandemic we never saw coming, there are some ways to make things less uncertain in 2021.

Get ahead with our five agribusiness financial planning tips.

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​PROUD PARTNER OF 4-H BRITISH COLUMBIA

Our shared roots in agriculture and commitment to help our members and communities thrive, made a partnership with 4-H Club of BC a natural fit. Along with building awareness of agriculture, the 4-H club plays a pivotal role with youth in our communities supporting, inspiring and educating them to be good citizens and reach their full potential.

Our partnership will allow us to support ongoing programming to develop future community leaders through both funding and participation through volunteerism.

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WHY CHOOSE ISLAND SAVINGS?


Our roots are in fishing, farming and agriculture
We’ve been serving our local communities since 1951, when the fishing and farming communities came together and founded a credit union to meet their unique needs. Thanks to our members and commitment to our remarkable service, we’ve reached over $11 billion in assets and continue to grow.   

We help our members and communities thrive
As a financial cooperative, we are member-owned. This means a portion of our profits go back to our members and communities. Like you, we live and work here, so investing in our communities is at the cornerstone of who we are. We are neighbours helping neighbours.    

We have local decision-making
From Nanaimo to Pender Island and Victoria, we have the best interests of our members and communities at heart. Our decision makers live here too and will meet you from across the table not from across the country.  

Committed partners with expert advice
Your financial life is at the centre of everything we do. Our regional team of agribusiness specialists will take the time to get to know you and your business. Whether you are just starting out, expanding your operations or preparing to hand it over to the next generation. From your business operations to your personal finances, we are here to support what matters to you.   

​LET US HELP YOU CULTIVATE YOUR AGRIBUSINESS

Whether you’re a small business starting out or a large established operation, Island Savings has the right products, services and advice for you. Let us help you reach new levels of success.  

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WE'RE HERE FOR YOU

Everything is easier with a little help.

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