The Joan Auld 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.

Donations to the Joan Auld Scholarship Fund will provide a scholarship to a PEI student enrolled in full-time studies in a craft-related field at a recognized post-secondary institution.

Your support is tremendously appreciated – here’s how you can!

If you wish to write a cheque, please make it payable to Community Foundation of PEI (please indicate on the cheque the donation is intended for the Joan Auld Scholarship Fund)

If you wish to send an etransfer, please send to (please indicate the donation is intended for The Joan Auld Scholarship Fund in the notes).
Please note: when sending an e-transfer, please also send an email to with your mailing address for charitable receipt purposes.

If you wish to donate a gift of shares or make a bequest, please contact CFPEI directly by email at or by phone at 902-892-3440.