One of our Club’s most important goals is to promote and encourage higher education for women. This has been true from the very start of our Club in 1921. Our Budget for scholarships & math awards for 2017-2018 is a whopping $11,200 which is testament to our members’ commitment to raise money for educational purposes. We are going to celebrate our Club’s upcoming Centennial in 2021 by creating a new Scholarship for a Brock female student. This will be funded from a new Endowment Fund at Niagara Community Foundation (NCF). At our April meeting, members agreed to use $3,000 of the proceeds of the 2016 House Tour, plus $4,500 from our General Purpose Endowment Fund’s accumulated earnings to create a new Fund. The earnings on the new 100th Anniversary Endowment Fund will be used every year starting in 2021 to give a scholarship to a female Brock student who is a first generation student, meaning her parents did not receive a post-secondary education.
On November 14th, 2017, we launched our Founders’ Circle Campaign to raise at least $15,000 for the new Endowment Fund by April 30, 2018. Anyone who donates to our Founders’ Circle campaign will:
- Receive a tax receipt for their donation
- Be recognized in all future annual CSC100AEF Financial Reports and on our website.
- Recognition Levels:
- Platinum $1000+
- Gold $500-999
- Silver $250-499
- Bronze $125-249
CFUW Members… and anyone else… can donate to our Founders’ Circle Campaign at any club General Meeting or by mail using the form in the CFUW 100th Anniversary Scholarship Endowment Fund brochure.
To donate online, click here – DONATE NOW – to go to the Niagara Community Foundation donation page.
By donating to the CFUW St Catharines 100th Anniversary Scholarship Endowment Fund, you will be helping to continue our Club’s legacy of promoting and encouraging higher education for women.
FOUNDERS’ CIRCLE as at December 22, 2017
Platinum – Martha Abra, Pat Paulin, Helen Tutecky
Gold – Monique DeJonghe, Anne Kirkpatrick, Marian Lips, Martha’s Dinner Club, Judy Sewell
Silver – Barb Harris, In Memory of Mary Minaker
Bronze – Michelle DeJonghe, Margaret Jackson, Tiina Pischedda