Our Funds

The Community Foundation of PEI provides philanthropic opportunities with both charitable organizations and the privately developed community support funds that we have helped establish. The list of funds is large, and growing every year. Seen below are some the current funds and organizations for which we are proud to help raise financial support – our purpose is to help connect caring people with worthy causes.  A direct donate link to applicable funds can be found at Community Foundation of PEI Canada Helps Portal.

If you do not see the fund you’re looking for, please be patient, we continue to add our funds each day!

COMMUNITY GRANTS

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

The 100 Women Who Care PEI Fund (Flowthrough)
Provides a lump sum donation to an Island not for profit or charitable organization of the members choice on a quarterly basis.

The Arthur and Theresa MacDonald Fund (Endowment)
Fund description coming soon!

The CFPEI Community Impact Fund (Flowthrough)
Each year, through the generosity of various donors, the Community Foundation of PEI (CFPEI) earmarks funds for a specific and timely granting theme as it relates to the need within the Island Community. These donors/funds include: Edith & Eric C. Robinson Fund, Island Fund, Thomas F. and Katherine W. Upson Fund, Frank & Dorothy Lewis  Community Strength Fund (for 2020), Don & Sheryl Livingstone Fund (2020) and the Arthur & Theresa MacDonald Fund.

The Edith and Eric C Robinson Fund (Endowment)
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.

The Island Fund (Endowment)
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.

The McIver Family Fund (Endowment)
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.

The Rossckett Family Fund (Endowment)
Fund description coming soon!

The Souris Fund (Endowment)
Fund description coming soon!

The Thomas and Betty Hall Fund (Endowment)
This Fund was established in 2010 to support numerous causes and individuals on PEI. The Fund supports causes such as education, heritage, culture, wildlife preservation, and the environment.

The Upson Fund (Endowment)
Fund description coming soon!

SCHOLARSHIPS

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

Arthur and Theresa MacDonald Charitable Trust Scholarship
This scholarship intended to assist Island students who are in a PEI post-secondary program and would benefit from financial assistance.

Bourse d’études Hervé H. Poirier
Cette Bourse a pour objectif d’encourager un(e) finissant(e) de l’École-sur-Mer, Summerside, qui fait preuve de fierté envers la langue française en poursuivant ses études post-secondaires dans une institution de langue française. / Established in 2019 by Hervé H. Poirier, this Bourse d’études wishes to support a graduating student from École-sur-Mer who wishes to continue his or her studies at a college or university where French is the main language of education.

Brodie McCarthy Memorial Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a Montague Regional High School graduating student.

Catherine and Helena Yeo Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for Prince County students who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the fall immediately following high school graduation.

Charles and Ethel McCardle Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a PEI graduate that shows effort and dedication to academic studies, understands the importance of community involvement and volunteerism & will be attending a post-secondary institution full time immediately following high school graduation.

Dr. Gerry Barrett Dental Association Of PEI Legacy Fund Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for an Island student entering your third or fourth year of the Doctor of Dental Surgery program (or equivalent) at Dalhousie University.

Gordon Doughart Memorial Award Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for an Island graduate or a member of his/her immediate family that has been directly impacted by cancer, to attend their first year of Holland College immediately following high school graduation.

Hudson-Chouinard Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for an Island student who is working in the golf industry and will be attending a post-secondary institution (full-time) in the year following their employment.

Island Nature Trust Young Environmentalist Award
This scholarship is intended for a graduating student of each of Bluefield, Charlottetown Rural, Colonel Gray, Montague and Francois Buote respectively, having maintained a sound academic standing over the past 2 academic years and have been involved in a school or community-based club, committee or organization that is dedicated to environmental issues.

Jack Scott Memorial Scholarship
Fund description coming soon!

Jacob Simmons Sports Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a PEI graduating student who possesses leadership qualities, contributes to their community & will be attending a post-secondary institution in the fall immediately following high school graduation.

Janice Kun Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to support a young PEI art student who will be attending a post secondary institution in the fall in the area of fine arts.

Joan Auld Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to support a PEI student who will be attending a post secondary institution in the fall in a craft related field.

Joseph Spriet Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for residents of PEI who are entered in a course of study in a public post-secondary institution in either; Human Services, Business, Sports or Agriculture.

Joyce Paynter Memorial Education Award
This scholarship is intended for a student enrolled in or attending UPEI, Holland College or Collège Acadie Î-P-É and demonstrates a leadership role/involvement in their community.

Lorne and Ruby Bonnell Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a student graduating from UPEI who has been accepted at a Canadian University for the study of a scientific field.

Lowell Phillips Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a student that is a PEI resident with a defined physical disability, accepted to a post-secondary school and demonstrates financial need.

Montague-Mount Hamilton Goodwill Games Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a graduating student who participated as a player in the Montague-Mount Hamilton Goodwill Games on the Montague Minor Hockey Association team.

Noreen and George Corrigan Learning Disability Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for an Island student with specific learning disabilities to attend a post-secondary institution.

Noreen and George Corrigan Single Mother Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a single mother who is enrolled in and/or attending a post-secondary school.

Orin Carver Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a PEI high school graduate or currently enrolled student at UPEI or Holland College intending to further full-time studies at UPEI or HC, that exhibits excellence or leadership in arts or athletics.

PEI Regiment Association Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to assist current and former member of the PEIRA in their educational pursuits. It can also assist those with other ties to The Regiment or who show a strong interest in it’s legacy.

PEI Protestant Children’s Trust Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a Protestant student in financial need to attend Holland College full time in the fall.

Ron and Theresa Hudson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a graduating student from Three Oaks Senior High School, that combines strong academics, sports, school activities and community involvement.

St. Andrew’s Society Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a PEI Scottish, Catholic, full-time student to attend any of their first three years of university.

St. John’s Lodge No.1 – Ross Estates Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a PEI high school graduate who is a direct descendent of a PEI Mason and demonstrates a financial need.

Stephen Turner Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a student that has shown outstanding community leadership, academic success, personality, contributed to Island life and has participated in Island politics.

Summerside-Natick International Friendship Hockey Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a student involved in the Summerside Area Minor Hockey Association, entering into their first year of post-secondary studies.

Tomas and Betty Hall Entrance Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a student entering a BEd program at UPEI.

Tomas and Betty Hall Excellence Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a student who has demonstrated qualities that are evident in teaching excellence as demonstrated through their BEd study.

TRH Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Legacy Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a PEI student who demonstrates leadership experience and volunteer support to causes attributed to the Royal couple.

Willard F. Cameron Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a graduate in financial need, that is a descendant or a Mason or deceased Mason, in good standing under the Grand Lodge of PEI.