2019 Huff Family Fund

Huff Family Fund grants enable over $140,000 in projects for 2019. On Thursday February 21st, 10 organizations received a total of $68,124 from the Huff Family Fund, complimented with co-funding amounts of $2,000 each from the Wynne Thomas Arts Fund and the Jack and Ruby Lockyer Ward Fund. These Funds

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Good News regarding Food Insecurity?

HPE Public Health has updated the Food Access Guide for 2018 and have posted it online at www.foodaccess.ca Click on the Prince Edward County icon to obtain this region’s guide. Food insecurity is a serious problem in the County, where an estimated 2,500 – 5,000 people are experiencing difficulty affording

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Municipal Grants – status updates:

The review and analysis process for Municipal Grant applications over $5,000 is well underway. Once completed recommendations will be passed to TCF Board of Directors for approval, and then a recommendations report will be forwarded to Council. Announcement of all Municipal Grant Awards for 2019 will take place by Council,

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THE ROC (PEC Youth Centre) – Youth Intern

Engaging youth can make a difference in our community today and in the future. The opinions and experiences of youth have the capacity to inspire and inform the evolution of a variety of community programs, services, bylaws, infrastructure etc. Further, research has shown that youth who are engaged in community

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PEC food security initiative selected for new Rural Ontario Institute project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 25, 2019 A collective of Prince Edward County community members and organizations, led by The County Foundation (TCF) in partnership with the municipality’s Community Development Department, has been selected from applicants across the province to participate in The Rural Ontario Institute’s (ROI) Measuring Rural Community

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Municipal Grants (up to $5,000) Being Adjudicated

The review and analysis process for Municipal Grant applications less than $5,000 is now underway. These matching grants are for cash or in-kind. As always, numerous applications are received, competition for funding is fierce, and the confidential assessment process by volunteer community members is thorough. Recommendations by the grants committee

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Huff Family Fund Grants Have Been Adjudicated

The committee of volunteer community members has now completed its review and analysis of grant applications from the Huff Family Fund and has made its recommendations to The Board of Directors of TCF. In consultation with the donors, the Board will determine the grants to be awarded and an announcement

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Vital Signs 2018 Reports Are Now Available

Hard copies of our Vital Signs 2018 report are now available at county libraries or from our office in Picton. Presentations of the report have been made to the general public, county service clubs, Council, and other interested associations. If you would like copies of the report, or a presentation

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2019 Municipal Community Grants Are Open

Please visit the Municipal Grants page to get a copy of the Application. Due Date is November 16th at noon. Information Session – October 29th @ 3:30 pm at the Edward Building Boardroom (280 Main Street, Picton, Suite 103). This is for the Under $1,000 in-kind; or up to $5,000

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Huff Family Application Workshop

The County Foundation will host an in-person Application Workshop for interested parties that have not already sought a pre-submission consultation. It will be at 4:00 pm on October 10th at the Edward Building (Suite 103) – 280 Main Street, Picton. The workshop will be drop in style where projects can

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