Peter Fleming Healthy Food Fund Launches
Friends and family gathered at the 2nd Annual Sophiasburg Picnic to launch the Peter Fleming Healthy Food Fund which will be managed by The County Foundation. August 9th would have been Peter's birthday. However, the one of the driving forces behind the 1st picnic, Slow Food PEC and many other initiatives passed away last Spring. The Fund will start granting in late 2017 or 2018. More details to come.
August 9, 2017
The County Foundation and Partners Announce Spring Scholarships
The County Foundation announced the following successful scholarship winners following the 2016-17 Graduation Ceremonies:
The Virginia Cowan Memorial Bursary - Lynsey Corbin - Queen's University - $1250
The Willi Fida Culinary Bursary - Keith Petrasek - George Brown College - $1500
The OENO Gallery Arts Scholarship - Abigail Henderson - York University - $2000
The Guenther Wetzel Trades Bursary - Andrew Ward - Fleming College - $750
The Guenther Wetzel Trades Bursary - Aidan Wallwork - Fleming College - $750
The Roberts Indigenous Reconciliation Bursary - Codie Goodman -
July 10, 2017
PEC Built Heritage Fund helps Picton United Church 'Save The Day'
The PEC Built Heritage Fund announced that the 2017 'Save The Day' Grant Recipient is The Stained Glass Window Restoration project at the Picton United Church. The fund announced a $5,000 contribution. The announcement was made at the Two Days About Yesterday event where they had a Booth.
The 2017 Christmas House Tour will take place on the weekend of December 2/3. More details to come.
June 26, 2017
$71,800 OTF Grant Makes the Grade for the County Community Foundation
On Wednesday, local MPP Todd Smith met with representatives from the County Community Foundation (CCF) to officially congratulate them on receiving a $71,800 Collective Impact grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation earlier this year. CCF is using its grant to support the continuing work of the Vital Signs Learning Collective on its collaborative project, as 20 local organizations are also involved with the support of the Laidlaw Foundation, to enhance opportunities and engage more youth in the County in a meaningful way.
“Congratulations to the County Community Fund on receiving
June 14, 2017
CCF Adds two new Bursaries for PECI Students
Donor Bill Roberts is pleased to announce, along with Prince Edward Collegiate Institute and the County Community Foundation, two new bursaries for PECI students. The new funds are The Peter Fleming Food and Farm Bursary, and The Roberts Indigenous Reconciliation Bursary. Visit under the FUNDS tab, FUNDS WE MANAGE for more information and to apply. Deadline for 2017 is May 30th.
May 2, 2017
CCF Announces a new Scholarship Fund - OENO Gallery Arts Scholarship