2020 Grads recognized in troubled times

In living memory, students graduating from school have never had to face the trauma that has been exacted upon them by the Covid-19 pandemic.  Halted and interrupted classes, switching to online learning, and social isolation have added to normal anxieties for any graduating class.  So we are delighted to see our grads

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Significant Huff Family Help for Health Care

At a time when our hospitals need them the most, a well known local family has stepped up to help in any way they can. Today, amid the current pandemic, the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation celebrated a significant donation from The Huff Family Fund, a fund managed by

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Neighbourhood Small Grants (NSG) program – postponed

With regret we have postponed the NSG program.  Although a wonderful idea aimed to bring people together, the timing was unfortunately another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are grateful to those who completed applications for these grants and we notified each applicant individually of the postponement around March 21/20.  The notifications

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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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