Bursaries and Scholarship Season is Fast Approaching
Did you know that The County Foundation manages seven different Scholarships and Bursaries for graduating PECI, PEC based, and even Quinte Secondary Students? Whether you are interested in the arts/arts administration; indigenous reconciliation; the trades; culinary arts; or just a well rounded student pursuing post-secondary education there is one for you to look at. More than $10,000 will be available this Spring.
Want to get a head-start. Look at the applications at the TCF website - "www.thecountyfoundation", click on "Grants and Funding" tab and then click on "Scholarships and
February 6, 2018
PEC Arts Council Scholarship
Our apologies. In updating The County Foundation Website in Summer 2017 we have learned that the PEC Arts Scholarship information was not migrated over to the new site. It is now. Visit all of the scholarships HERE.
January 31, 2018
The County Foundation announces Learning Project Funding
initiative of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and the Laidlaw Foundation) to continue the PEC Youth Collective Impact (Youth CI) initiative in its Vital Signs Learning Group. This is a structured collaborative project, with over 20 local organizations working together to achieve a common goal of supporting PEC youth in reaching their potential through participation in educational, arts, cultural and civic activities.
A substantial portion of this funding will be allocated to hiring youth who will assist in the development and implementation of the Youth CI initiative. Youth CI
January 10, 2018
The Huff Family receives a great honour
The County Foundation would like to congratulate Visionary Patrons Catharine and Lanny Huff on their 2017 National Philanthropy Day Award as “Outstanding Philanthropists” presented by the South Eastern Ontario Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. A wonderful ceremony was held in Kingston last night. The County Foundation was delighted to contribute to the nomination led by Loyalist College. Congratulations Lanny and Catharine and thank you for your ongoing support throughout our community.
More to come.
November 16, 2017
Jack and Ruby Lockyer Ward Fund Opens Grant Opportunity
The County Foundation is pleased to announce a grants program funded by the Jack and Ruby Lockyer Ward Fund that was established in 2015. Each year the fund will award up to $5,000, to a Prince Edward County entity to support a program or project that is intended to advance the quality of life of the people who live and work in The County. More than one project might be considered. The award, which is not intended to supplement general revenues, will be adjudicated by The County Foundation’s pool of grants committee members.
Program and Projects in the following grant focus areas
November 14, 2017
CCF Announces a new Scholarship Fund - OENO Gallery Arts Scholarship