Our Funds

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Permanent endowments and other philanthropic funds (Flow through and Hosted Organization) are vital community resources now and for the future. Our fund investment portfolio consists of more than 70 individual philanthropic funds, representing a wide range of purposes and a diversity of fund development arrangements. Our donors work with us to find the best ways possible to participate, learn and serve their communities while meeting their charitable goals.

Permanent Endowed Funds are established and built by donors making tax receiptable gifts which are placed in long term investments. Fund income is used to provide granting according to the donor’s wishes to qualified charitable causes.

Categories of Permanent Endowed Funds at the Community Foundation of PEI (CFPEI)

Scholarship Fund -Scholarship funds are created with funds invested so that awards may be granted annually to Island students attending post-secondary schools, according to criteria decided by the donor or determined by the CFPEI in the interest of the donor.

Community Fund – Fund income is used by the CFPEI to make grants in the Fund’s name to existing and emerging worthy Island causes.

Designated Fund – Specific organizations are supported each year with a continuous flow of grant money determined by Income on the fund invested.

Donor Advised Fund – The Donor is to be consulted and involved in deciding which charitable organizations are to be supported each year.

Field of Interest Fund – On behalf of the donor, grants are given by the CFPEI to charitable organizations for projects in the field of interest specified by the donors in the Fund Agreements.

Legacy Society Fund – The Legacy Society contains Funds set up by donors who have formally stated their intention to leave the CFPEI in their will as a beneficiary of an estate or insurance policy or who will initiate a scholarship and/or grant allocation at their time of death.

 

Scholarship Fund

Scholarship funds are created with money invested so that awards may be granted annually to Island students attending post-secondary schools, according to criteria decided by the donor or determined by the CFPEI in the interest of the donor.

Architects’ Association of PEI Scholarship

Architects Association of Prince Edward Island

This Scholarship Fund was established by the Architects Association of PEI in 2004 to help Island students pursue degreed studies (bachelor, masters, doctoral) in the field of architecture.

Estimated 2017 award: $2,250 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • PEI High School Graduate
  • Enrolled in full-time studies in a Canadian or American architectural degree program
  • Has completed at least one year and is continuing in an undergraduate or post graduate degree program in Architecture
  • Demonstrates academic achievement, performance in projects, design ability, leadership ability, and concern for the welfare of others

Arthur and Theresa MacDonald Charitable Trust

Arthur and Theresa MacDonald

This scholarship was established through a trust in the estate of Mr. and Mrs. Macdonald in 2011. This Scholarship Fund is to assist Island students who are in a PEI post-secondary program and who could benefit from financial assistance. The second component to this fund provides Field of Interest grants to organizations that support poverty relief, education, and health and welfare.

Estimated 2017 awards:  Two scholarships of $1,000 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Christian Gavard Memorial ScholarshipChristian Gavard pic

This memorial Scholarship Fund was established by the parents of Christian Gavard in 2012 in order to honour Christian and provide a scholarship each year to a deserving graduate from Bluefield High School.

Estimated 2017 award: $610 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • Bluefield High School graduate who enrolled in a post-secondary institution
  • demonstrated involvement in music and performing arts
  • demonstrated inspiration, encouragement and support of peers

Coles Family Fund

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Granting year to be determined, fund is building. This combination Scholarship Fund and Field of Interest Fund was established in 2012. The fund is to provide scholarships to students attending UPEI or Holland College undertaking studies related to history, political studies or heritage restoration. The fund will also provide support for the George Coles Education Series or related heritage and/or historic initiatives. The fund will also provide grants to cover the costs of the George Coles and Mercy Haines-Coles family grave headstones.

Dr. Gerry Barrett Dental Association of PEI Legacy FundDAPEI logo

This Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by the Dental Association of PEI and transferred to the CFPEI in 2010. The fund was created in honour of Dr. Gerry Barrett, an esteemed long-time Island dentist. The award is granted to an Island student enrolled in a Dentistry program at Dalhousie University. A second component to the fund is a Field of Interest Fund that provides a grant to a charity that offers services and programs to benefit dental patients in financial need.

Estimated 2017 award: $840 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • Island resident
  • student entering their third or fourth year in Doctor of Dental Surgery or equivalent program at Dalhousie University

Gordon Doughart Memorial Award

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This Memorial Award was established by the parents of Gordon Doughart in 2016. Gordon was a talented Red Seal chef whose sense of humor, generosity and strong work ethic earned the respect and support of friends and co-workers.  He was a very devoted husband and father.  He enjoyed and competed in a variety of sports with a particular passion for hockey and golf.

Estimated 2017 award: $500 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • high school graduate accepted to attend Holland College
  • student who has or whose immediate family has been impacted by cancer or
  • student who has provided significant volunteer service to support cancer research or to benefit a cancer patient

Joan Auld Scholarship Fund

Joan Auld

This Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by the Prince Edward Island Crafts Council in honour of Joan Auld.  Joan’s career was as a Craft Development Officer with the PEI Department of Business Development. She worked for over 30 years to support the craft industry on PEI.

Estimated 2017 award: $810 – Oct 31, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • a Canadian citizen and have been a resident of PEI for at least 6 months prior to attending a recognized post­-secondary institution
  • a student enrolled in full time studies in a craft-­related field at a post­-secondary institution
  • be a high school graduate or equivalent

Joseph Spriet Scholarship

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This Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 by the Province of PEI in honor of the tremendous contribution that Joseph Spriet made to the 2009 Canada Games Host Society. The award recipient will be in studies related to human services, business, sports or agriculture and who can demonstrate 200 hours of volunteer work with sports and/or charitable organizations.

Estimated 2017 award(s): $6,050 – May 1, 2017 application deadline (amount of award depends on applications)

One of the following criteria:

  • a full-time post-secondary Island student who has a disability or
  • a second, third or fourth year Island student pursuing full time post-secondary undergraduate or
  • a post graduate student pursing masters and doctorate or
  • a high school graduate in the workforce for one year and enrolled in a post-secondary institution

Lorne and Ruby Bonnell Scholarship

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This Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by the late Dr. Lorne and Ruby Bonnell for a student pursuing M.SC.

Estimated 2017 award: $1,030 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • a graduating student from UPEI
  • accepted into a Canadian University for graduate studies in the masters of science field (Chemistry, Physics, Biology)

Lowell Phillips Scholarship Fund

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This Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 and transferred to the Community Foundation of PEI in 1999. The fund was created by friends and associates of Lowell Phillips to honour and celebrate how Mr. Phillips faced adversity and courageously overcame challenges throughout his life.

Estimated 2017 award: $780 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • student with a defined physical disability
  • resident of PEI
  • enrolled in a post-secondary school

McIver Family Awards Fund

Granting year to be determined, fund is building. This combination Scholarship Fund and Designated Fund was established in 2015. It is a fund that will provide scholarships to graduates of Kinkora Regional High school and grants to assist students with disabilities. Grants are also designated for the upkeep of the St. Malachy’s cemetery.

Noreen and George Corrigan Scholarship Fund

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This renewable Scholarship Fund was established in 2013 by Noreen Corrigan, a Charlottetown business woman who, on behalf of she and her husband George, established two renewable award categories:

Learning Disability: Scholarship is awarded to an Island student with specific learning disabilities to attend a post-secondary institution.

Estimated 2017 award(s): $2,610 – May 1, 2017 application deadline (amount of award depends on applicantions)

Criteria:

  • demonstrated financial need
  • PEI high school graduate or equivalent who is between the ages of 18 and 30 years old
  • enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary school
  • student has documented learning disabilities – Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and/or Dysgraphia

Single Mother: Scholarship is awarded to a single mother who is enrolled in and/or attending a post-secondary school.

Estimated 2017 award(s): $3,460 – May 1, 2017 application deadline (amount of award depends on applications)

Criteria:

  • demonstrated financial need
  • PEI high school graduate or equivalent who is between the ages of 18 and 30 years’ old
  • enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary school
  • single mother not in a common law relationship

 Orin Carver Scholarship Fund

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This Scholarship Fund was established in 1991 at the close of the Canada Winter Games to honour and recognize the leadership of Orin Carver who served as President of the games. Mr. Carver passed in 2001.

Estimated 2017 awards:  Five scholarships of $1,095 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • a graduate of a PEI High School with a Grade 12 overall average of 75%
  • student entering Holland College or UPEI
  • demonstrates a high level of excellence and leadership in either athletics, arts, community service or any combination

NEW FUND IN 2016  – PEI Protestant Children’s Trust

The PEI Protestant Children’s Trust was established by the PEI Protestant Children’s Trust in recognition of its long association with the care and education of Prince Edward Island’s Protestant young people. The Scholarship Fund awards are for Holland College students.  First priority will be given to applicants with no living parents; second priority to applicants with only one parent; and third priority to applicants with parents not capable of providing financial support further education as required. Award recipient will receive 50% of the award on or before the start date of the program, and will receive the other 50% at the midpoint of their first year of their program, provided the Registrar confirms the student has good academic standing.

Estimated pool available estimated $5,000 for 2017 awards – estimated $1,000 awards. May 1, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • PEI high school graduate (or equivalent), within the last eight (8) years
  • First year student enrolled in a one or two year course at Holland College
  • A PEI resident for five years or more
  • Affiliation with a Protestant Church (note from Church agent), regardless of denomination

St. Andrew’s Society Scholarship Fund

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The St. Andrew’s Society established the Scholarship Fund in the 1980s. The purpose of this Scholarship Fund is to provide Island residents, who are of Scottish Catholic descent, with a scholarship in aid of furthering their education in a post-secondary education institution.

Pool available $43,770 for awards estimated at $1,200 – October 31, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • be enrolled in a post-secondary institution within their first two years
  • student is Roman Catholic, and be of Scottish descent (either having a Scottish surname or at least two grandparents who were born with a Scottish surname).

St. John Lodge No. 1 – Ross Estates Bursary

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The St. John Lodge – Ross Estates Bursary was established by the estate of John and Muriel Ross, and transferred to the Community Foundation of PEI in 2012. This Scholarship Fund awards are granted to a direct descendent of a PEI Mason.

Pool available 2017 $8,280 – May 1, 2017 application deadline (amount of award depends on applicantions)

Criteria:

  • a graduate of a PEI High School
  • attending a post-secondary school

Stephen Turner Memorial Fund

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This Scholarship Fund was established in 2011 in honor of Stephen Turner, an activist in and devoted member of the political scene of PEI.

Estimated 2017 award: $680 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • a student enrolled in or attending UPEI, Holland College or Collège Acadie Î.-P.-É.
  • demonstrated leadership in or dedication to community or community groups
  • active in political organization(s) and/or community development initiatives
  • demonstrated financial need

Summerside-Natick International Friendship Hockey FundSummerside-ARea-minor-hocke

In 2001, founding members of the International Friendship Hockey Series Committee established the Summerside-Naticks crestNatick International Friendship Hockey Fund. This Scholarship Fund provides a scholarship to a student, involved in the Summerside Area Minor Hockey Association, entering into their first year of post-secondary studies.

Estimated 2017 award: $500 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • demonstrated financial need
  • PEI high school graduate accepted at a post-secondary school
  • demonstrated involvement in the Summerside Area Minor Hockey Association

TRH Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Legacy Fund

This Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 with initial funding by Mary Dunea and the Government of PEI to mark the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Prince Edward Island. Income earned from the fund provides scholarships to PEI students attending a PEI post-secondary institution. Students in financial need and who demonstrate leadership experience and volunteer support to causes attributed to the Royal couple, such as disadvantaged youth, military families, and conservation, may apply.

Estimated 2017 award: $4,570 – Two awards estimated at $2,285 each – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Criteria:

  • graduate of PEI high school
  • enrolled in an Island post-secondary intuition

Community Fund

Fund income is used by the CFPEI to make grants in the Fund’s name to existing and emerging worthy Island causes. 

Edith and Eric C. Robinson Fund

This Community Fund was created by Edith Robinson in 2001 to honour the memory of her late husband Eric who died in 1996. Edith passed away in 2004. The income from this fund is used to make grants to local Island organizations to enhance the quality of life for Islanders.

2017 award designated to the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th

Fund 1 (Anonymous)

This Community Fund was created in 2002 by an anonymous donor. The income earned supports the work of Island charitable organizations.

2017 award designated to the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th

Island Fundpeiarms

This Community Fund was established in 1998 by the Community Foundation of PEI. Income earned from the fund is used to support existing and emerging charitable needs and organizations.

2017 award designated to the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th

Thomas F. and Katherine W. Upson Fund

This Community Fund was created by Thomas and Katherine Upson in 2006 to provide grants to existing and emerging charitable needs and organizations.

2017 award designated to the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th

Designated Fund

Specific organizations are supported each year with a continuous flow of grant money determined by income on the fund invested.

Basilica Bells Trust Fundmi-pei-dunstan-bells

Granting year to be determined, fund is building. This Designated Fund was created in 2012 by Claude Maurice to support the restoration and installation of the Paccard Bells in the St. Dunstan’s Basilica.

Beach Tennis Club Trust FundTennis racket logo

The Beach Tennis Club Inc. of Stanhope PEI created this Designated Fund in 2006. It provides travel coverage for athletes for off Island competitions or goes toward tennis program delivery on PEI.

Estimated 2017 award – $490

 CFPEI Administration FundCFPEI-Horizon-logo-Col

This Designated Fund was established by the Community Foundation board in 1999 to assist with the operating expenses of the Community Foundation of PEI.

Estimated 2016 award – $2,370

Cumberland – Rocky Point Woman’s Institute Legacy Fundwilogo

The Cumberland – Rocky Point Woman’s Institute established this Designated Fund in 2006 as a way to honour the contribution of past and present Institute members. Income earned provides grants to the Westwood Primary School and Elliot River Elementary School libraries to purchase literacy materials and to support literacy programs.

Estimated 2017 award – $1,400

Dr. Marlene Bryenton – Joseph A. Ghiz Park FundMarlene-B-Park

This Designated Fund was created by Dr. Marlene Bryenton, past IODE member, in order to carry on the work initiated by the IODE Centennial Millennium Park. The park was renamed the Joseph A. Ghiz Memorial Park and the income provides for the costs of flowers and general maintenance of the park.

Estimated 2017 award – $1,650

Friends of Camp Seggie Trustcamp-logo

Granting year to be determined, fund is building. This Designated Fund was established in 2012. The purpose of this fund is to provide an annual operating grant to Camp Seggie.

Hesta MacDonald Legacy Fund1969-Hesta-MacDonald-e1457963466266-150x150

This Designated Fund was established by Hesta MacDonald in 2006 to provide an annual grant alternating between Queen Charlotte Junior High School and Belfast Consolidated School for the purchase of books for the school library.

Estimated 2017 award – $110

Indian River Festival Property Endowment Fundmpe-indianriverfestival-logo

Granting year to be determined, fund is building. This Designated Fund was established by Indian River Festival Association Inc. in partnership with the Community Foundation of PEI in 2009 to provide an annual grant for property upkeep and maintenance of the Indian River Festival.

J. Melville Campbell FundCampbell

This Designated Fund was established in 2005 by Mary Campbell in honour of her late husband J. Melville Campbell, a prominent Summerside business man, lawyer and former mayor of Summerside. Interest money earned from this fund provides grants in support of youth activities to the Summerside Boys and Girls Club. A second component of the fund provides grants to youth activities in the Summerside area, a Field of Interest Fund.

Estimated 2016 award to the Summerside Boys and Girls Club – $600

Estimated 2016 award to the Summerside area for youth activities – $1,200

Jack Blanchard Music Program for KidsJack's Photo

This Designated Fund was initiated in 2011 by a Committee dedicated to raising funds to establish an annual grant program to help cover the costs of music lessons in elementary school for kids in financial need. This fund was created to honor Jack Blanchard’s lifetime contribution bringing music to Islanders.

 Jessie Drummond Public Speaking Award Fund4h_canada_pei_clr

This Designated Fund was established by Stuart Drummond in 2007 in memory of his mother who was active in public speaking. In order to promote public speaking skill development, interest monies from the fund provide an award to recipients of the annual 4-H Speaking Competition.

Estimated 2017 award – $120

Katharyn Myers Lea Endowment

This Designated Fund was created in 2004 to honour Katharyn Myers Lea who passed in 1983. The fund provides an annual award to the Englewood School in Crapaud, PEI. The grant provides financial support to school projects that are beyond core curriculum and that aim to enhance the educational experience for current and/or future students.

Estimated 2017 award – $410

LM Montgomery Land Trust Operating Endowment Fund

Granting year to be determined, fund is building. This LandTrustLogoDesignated Fund was established in 2006 to provide an annual operating grant to the L.M. Montgomery Land Trust.

MacMillan-Bagnall Shrine Trust

This Designated Fund was established in 2016 by the Island Shrine Club.  Income earned provides a grant to the Philae Temple Crippled Children Travel Fund.

Estimated 2017 award – $300

McIver Family Awards Endowment

Granting year to be determined, fund is building. The Fund is a combination of Scholarship fund, Field of Interest and Donor Advised.

North Tryon Women’s Institute Legacy Fundwilogo

This Designated Fund was established by the North Tryon Women’s institute in 2010 from the proceeds of the sale of the North Tryon School property and publication of the community history “Remember Yesterday”. Income provides grants annually to support Englewood Music & Library Programs, Prince County Hospital Pediatric Wing, and the upkeep of Lord’s Pond nature area by the Tryon River Watershed Cooperative.

Estimated 2017 award – $1,730

NEW FUND IN 2017  – PEI Family Violence Prevention Services Endowment

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Granting year to be determined, fund is building. This Designated Fund was established in 2016 through the generosity of donors to ensure an ongoing source of funding to support the delivery of programs and services of the PEI Family Violence Prevention Services across the Island.

 

PEI Golf Association Junior Golf Development Fundpeigalogo

Granting year to be determined, fund is building. The annual grant will be payable to the PEI Golf Association for junior golf initiatives via Sport PEI.

Donor Advised Fund

The Donor continues to be involved in deciding which charitable organizations are to be supported each year.

2009 Canada Games Dreams and Champions Legacy Trust

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This Donor Advised Fund was established in 2011 to celebrate the 2009 Canada Games held in Prince Edward Island. Income from the fund will provide financial and other material support to programs that enhance the development of coaches, administrators, and officials; and, help support and sustain any facilities built for the 2009 Canada Games. The annual grant is allocated to Sport PEI who, with direction from the Canada Games Host Society Legacy Trust Committee, disperses the grants.

Estimated 2016 award – $121,800

Catherine G. Hennessey Endowment Fund

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This Donor Advised Fund was established in 2010 by the City of Charlottetown in honour of Catherine Hennessey, Charlottetown resident and writer, researcher and heritage consultant and educator. Initial funding for this fund was provided through a May 2010 Fundraiser hosted by the City of Charlottetown in honour of Catherine Hennessey’s achievements. Income from this fund is used to create learning experiences that enhance urban design and promote heritage preservation.

Estimated 2017 award: $1,760

Glendenning Family Fund

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This Donor Advised Fund was established in 2006 by descendants of Elmer and Jane (Watling) Glendenning of Little Branch, NB, to honour their parents by providing grants that support community interests that improves the quality of life for the residents of Black River.

Estimated 2016 award – $750

Dr. Donald K. Taylor Memorial FundDon K Taylor

This Donor Advised Fund was created by friends and family to honour and remember Dr. Donald K. Taylor who died in 2000. This fund provides grants to health and well-being causes.

Estimated 2017 award – $530

Field of Interest Fund

On behalf of the donor, grants are given by the CFPEI to charitable organizations for projects in the field of interest specified by the donors in the Fund Agreements.

Agricultural Heritage Equipment Fund

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This Field of Interest Fund was established by the Community Foundation of PEI in 2003 with an initial contribution by Dr. Tom Hall. The annual grant is to provide the identification, retrieval, restoration, documentation, storage and display of heritage agricultural equipment.

Estimated 2017 award – $250 

Alzheimer Society of PEI Foundation Inc.

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This Field of Interest Fund was established by the Alzheimer Society of PEI Foundation Inc. in 2011. The fund will provide grants to organizations that provide care for persons suffering from Alzheimer disease or related dementias through public education initiatives about Alzheimer disease or related dementias, and/or support services to persons with the disease and their caregivers.

Estimated 2017 award – $3,000 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Arthur and Theresa MacDonald Charitable TrustArthur and Theresa MacDonald

This Field of Interest Fund was transferred to the CFPEI in 2011 by the committee of the Arthur and Theresa MacDonald Trust. Income from the fund will be used to provide grants to organizations that support poverty relief, education, and health and welfare. A second component of the fund provides scholarships to post-secondary Island students in financial need.

2017 award designated to the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th 

Coles Family Fund

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Granting year to be determined, fund is building. This combination Scholarship Fund and Field of Interest Fund was established in 2012. The fund is to provide scholarships to students attending UPEI or Holland College undertaking studies related to history, political studies or heritage restoration. The fund will also provide support for the George Coles Education Series or related heritage and/or historic initiatives. The fund will also provide grants to cover the costs of the George Coles and Mercy Haines-Coles family grave headstones.

Dr. Gerry Barrett Dental Association of PEI Legacy Fund

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This Field of Interest Fund was established in 2000 by the Dental Association of PEI and transferred to the Community Foundation of PEI in 2010. The income earned is granted to a charity that provides services and programs to benefit dental patients in financial need. A second component of the fund is a Scholarship Fund that provides an award to Island dental students attending Dalhousie University.

Estimated 2016 award – $560 – May 31 application deadline

David A. MacKay Fund

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This Field of Interest Fund was established by David MacKay’s family in 2006 in honour of Mr. MacKay. The Income from this fund is used to make grants to improve the cardiac emergency response system on Prince Edward Island.

Estimated 2017 award – $4,720 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

David “Jiggs” MacDonald and Gerry Rutten Music Legacy Fund

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This Field of Interest Fund was established in 2011 to honour the memory of two prominent members of the Island musical community.  Both men had influenced the lives of many students and the Island population. The income from this fund, commonly referred to as the Jiggs and Gerry Fund, awards grants that support Island musicians and community groups. D. MacDonald on left. G. Rutten on right.

Estimated 2017 award – $430 – October 31, 2017 application deadline

Fund 3 (Anonymous)

Granting year to be determined, fund is building. The Field of Interest Fund was established in 2010.

Gertie and Henry Purdy Visual Arts Fund (previously Visual Arts Fund)

Granting year to be determined, fund is building. This Field of Interest Fund was established in 2004 by Henry Purdy, a professional visual artist, to help support visual arts in PEI. Income from this fund awards grants for activities that encourage and support visual arts including training, promotion, studio and exhibition space, as well as leadership in the field.

Island Arts and Heritage Stabilization Project Fund

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This Field of Interest Fund was established by the Community Foundation using residual funds from the Island Arts and Heritage Stabilization Program of 2005. Income from the fund provides grants to the Island Arts and Heritage sector to promote its sustainability.

Estimated 2016 award – $2,000 – May 31 application deadline

J. Melville Campbell Fund

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This Field of Interest Fund was established by Mary Campbell in honour of her late husband J. Melville Campbell, a prominent Summerside business man, lawyer and former mayor of Summerside. Interest money earned from this fund provides grants in support of youth activities, preferably in the Summerside area. The second component of this fund grants annually to the Summerside Boys and Girls Club.

Estimated 2016 award – $800 – May 31 application deadline

Living Memorial Trust Fund

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This Field of Interest Fund was created in 2007 by Elinore Keuper in honour of her late husband Dr. Charles Stuerke Keuper, who relished the natural beauty of his adopted home of PEI. It was created to provide grants to maintain and enhance private and public spaces that aid in the greening of Prince Edward Island, using native species when available.

Estimated 2016 award – $3,300 – May 31 application deadline

McIver Family Awards Fund

Granting year to be determined, fund is building. This combination Scholarship Fund and Designated Fund was established in 2015. It is a fund that will provide scholarships to graduates of Kinkora Regional High school and grants to assist students with disabilities. Grants are also designated for the upkeep of the St. Malachy’s cemetery.

Souris Community Fund

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The Souris Fund was established in 2004 by an anonymous donor in order to benefit the community of Souris. Grants from this Field of Interest Fund are allocated to support charitable interests and priorities in the Souris area.

Estimated 2017 award – $1,250 – May 1, 2017 application deadline

Summer Islanders Legacy Fund

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Several summer island residents established this Field of Interest Fund with the CFPEI in 2006 in order to encourage “Summer Islanders” to return each year. Income earned from this fund supports activities that celebrate the Island as the special place summer residents call home.

Estimated 2016 award – $325 – May 31 application deadline

Legacy Society Fund (Estate)

The Legacy Society contains Funds set up by donors who have formally stated their intention to leave the CFPEI in their will as a beneficiary of an estate or insurance policy or who will initiate a scholarship and/or grant allocation at their time of death.

Catherine Callbeck Endowment Fundcallbeck

Granting year to be determined, fund is building. This Scholarship Fund was established in year 2014. The Income earned will provide scholarships to post-secondary Island students who demonstrate financial need.

Cheryl and Dr. Harry Callaghan Paediatric Trust

This Legacy Society Fund was established in 2010 by Cheryl Callaghan in memory of her late husband Dr. Harry Callaghan, a prominent Island physician. This fund will provide grants to charities to provide travel supports and assistance for paediatric patients who need to travel off Island for medical treatment.

Fund 4 (Anonymous)

The Legacy Society Fund was established in 2015.

Fund 5 (Anonymous)

The Legacy Society Fund was established in 2015.

Hazel and John Robinson FundHazel-and-John

This Legacy Society Fund was established by John and Hazel Robinson in 2014. The fund will provide a source of financial support for the Island community’s existing and emerging charitable priorities, as determined by the CFPEI, and to support two named organizations.

Heather Henry MacDonald Endowment FundHeather MacDonald

This Legacy Society Fund was established in 2014 by Heather Henry MacDonald. The fund will provide a source of financial support for the Island community’s existing and emerging charitable priorities, as determined by the CFPEI.

Terra Nova Endowment FundTerra Nova logo

Patricia and Bruce Craig established this Legacy Society Fund in 2012. The fund will provide grants to support: health and human services, history, heritage, environment, performing arts, writing and journalism, and animal welfare.

Thomas and Betty Hall Endowment Trust

This Legacy Society Fund was established by Thomas and Betty Hall to assist various Island initiatives including: education, environment, animal rights and welfare and cemeteries.

Categories of Non-Permanent Endowed Funds

Hosted Organization Fund

The purpose of this Fund is to provide a fund hosting service for CRA qualified organizations to access investment services for their own reserve funds.  The fund is not permanently endowed with CFPEI and the Host Organization may access in part or whole the fund and income earned at its request.

2016 Hosted Organization Funds include:

  • ALS Society of PEI

  • CFPEI Operating

  • Dundas Community Cemetery

  • Highfield Cemetery Trust Inc.

  • Island Trails Trust

  • Old Protestant Burying Ground

  • Hospice Palliative Care Association of PEI

  • Tryon’s People Cemetery

  • W.H. Tidmarsh Foundation Inc. Trust

 

Flow-through Fund

Donors make donations throughout the year to specified CRA qualified charities via the CFPEI’s Flow-through account. Charitable tax receipts are issued in the year in which they are given. 2016 Flow-through Funds include:

  • Debbie and Doug Hall

  • Education 20/20

  • Fund 4 (Anonymous)

  • Jack Blanchard Music Program for Kids

  • St. Dunstan’s Bells Restoration

  • Terra Nova