Application deadlines: May 31st of the current year
Community Funds – Undesignated
Estimated award: $250
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.
Alzheimer Society of PEI Foundation Trust
Estimated award: $3,000
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.
Arthur 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.
David A. MacKay
Estimated award: $4,720
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.
David 'Jiggs' Macdonald and Gerry Rutten
Estimated award: $430
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.
Island Arts and Heritage
Estimated award: $2,000
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.
J. Melville Campbell
Estimated award to the Summerside Boys and Girls Club: $600
Estimated award to the Summerside area for youth activities: $1,200
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.
Living Memorial Trust
Estimated award: $3,300
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 award: $1,250
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.
Summer Islanders Legacy Fund
Estimated award: $325
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.