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
The Wynne Thomas Arts Development Fund Grant Opportunity
The County Foundation is pleased to announce The Wynne Thomas Arts Development Fund. Each year the fund will award up to $5,000, to a Prince Edward County Arts Organization to support a program or project that is intended to advance the awareness, appreciation and the role of the arts 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.
The fund requires applicant organizations to provide matching funds
November 12, 2017
Community Consultations Begin in November
The County Foundation (TCF) and the Prince Edward County Police Services Board invite you to share your thoughts and ideas about our community’s strengths and what you see for our community’s future.
A series of open community conversations will take place in a number of public places in the County on the dates and at the locations indicated. Additional sessions will be held with key stakeholder groups. The Public Community Consultations are being held as follows:
AMELIASBURGH TOWN HALL. Tuesday, November 7 from 4:00-6:00 pm
ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH, Community Hall.
October 23, 2017
2018 Municipal Grants Program is Open
2018 Municipal Community Grants
Program is Open for Applications
Grants are available to non-profit and community-based organizations for projects which enhance the County’s quality of place and the local economy.
Grants up to $5,000 in cash and in-kind are available through The County Foundation (TCF). TCF will also manage grant applications for $1,000 or
less – in-kind only.
Detailed criteria, the application forms and processes for the two funding streams are available online at: thecountyfoundation.ca/municipalgrants.php
TCF will also hold an Open House to
September 20, 2017