Food Security & how you can donate now to the COVID-19 Fund

Dear Friends, These are difficult and uncertain times. We trust and hope that you, your family, friends and colleagues are well.  We wanted to give you a brief update about what we are doing to support Prince Edward County during COVID-19.  Food and health are essential. This is why our

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Supporting the County during COVID-19

Dear Friends, On behalf of The County Foundation, we are reaching out to you regarding the fast-moving COVID-19 crisis. During this unprecedented time, we recognize that you, your family, friends and colleagues may be overwhelmed by rapidly changing circumstances. We also understand that you may have questions about funding opportunities

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Municipal Grant Applications being reviewed

The Municipal Community Grant Applications are in one of three levels: under $1,000 in-kind only; between $1,000 and $5,000 in-kind and cash (with max cash of $2,500); over $5,000 cash and in-kind. This is the first year The County Foundation has fully facilitated, and will approve all three Grant levels

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A very busy time for Grants

The Huff Family Fund Grants will be presented January 23/20 as matching funding will enable approximately $260,000 of projects to proceed.   The grants will impact 17 projects around and across the County affecting Animal Welfare, Education/Learning, Addictions and Mental Health, Vital Signs – Food Insecurity, Arts and Culture, and, Health Care

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Our new Vital Signs Coordinator

We are delighted to welcome Anne VanVlack to our staff, in the role of Vital Signs Coordinator.  Selected from a group of highly skilled applicants, Anne has hit-the-ground-running in composing various slide presentations and participating in a host of meetings normal to this particularly busy time of year for the Foundation.

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Farewell, with Fondness and Gratitude

Diane Milan was our Vital Signs Coordinator for Five years and resigned that position at the end of 2019. Diane joined us after three community issues and challenges which we could impact were identified In our 2013 Vital Signs Report: Food Insecurity; Learning; Transportation. Bringing together Work Groups to address

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Start the new year right!

Municipal grant applications are now open through to noon, February 5th. Three streams are available: Under $1,000 in-kind only (rental fees, permit waivers, etc) Under $5,000 cash and in-kind (max cash of $2,500) Over $5,000 cash and in-kind Detailed information, criteria, and application form is available online at: www.thecountyfoundation.ca The

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