Founded in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, today BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services provider. BMO believes that by building stronger communities – by investing in the neighbourhoods, towns, cities and regions where they operate – they provide real social benefits and add value to their company. BMO continues to be one of Canada’s largest corporate benefactors. In 2014, BMO contributed more $57.7 million to non-profit organizations across North America. BMO Financial Group is a long time Corporate Sponsor of MADD Canada’s Project Red Ribbon.