About

The FOUNDATION is…

The Foundation For Education is a charitable organization that has supported education in Huron and Perth since 1989.

The Foundation’s mission is to develop, support, and encourage the integration of the rich and unique cultural, corporate, industrial, and agricultural resources of Huron and Perth counties into the school system and initiate new educational enrichment programs to benefit students and citizens.

The FOUNDATION does…

The Foundation supports education in excess of the levels prescribed by the Ministry of Education.

By raising and receiving funds, the Foundation enhances the learning experience of students through a wide variety of activities in the arts, life skills and diversity.

It builds partnerships between business, community agencies and education through projects and produces events that encourage career awareness, science, technology and literacy.

The FOUNDATION + AMDSB…

The Foundation’s major partner is the Avon Maitland District School Board whose students are supported by the Foundation through its curriculum enrichment programming, classroom grants and fundraising support.

It assists schools with fundraising campaigns, receipts donations to schools and accesses grants for schools that are not available for school boards.

FFE overview

FFE Big Picture financials 2015_2018

As the Avon Maitland District School Board is our major partner, we present a report to AMDSB’s Board of Trustees every year.
Please see our most recent report below:

Team & Directors

Foundation Team

Wes MacVicar, Executive Director Wes MacVicar – Executive Director
 Dana Phillips – Administrative Assistant
Karen Stewart, Accounting Karen Stewart – Accounting
Lynda McGregor Director of Development Lynda McGregor – Development Consultant

Board of Directors

  • Janet Baird-Jackson
  • Patrick Main
  • Murray Bartja
  • Alyson Kent
  • Kate Hazlitt
  • Jo-Dee Burbach
  • Ryan Erb

History & Mission

Mission

To develop, support and encourage the integration of the rich and unique cultural, corporate, industrial and agricultural resources of Huron and Perth counties into the school system and initiate new educational enrichment programs to benefit students and citizens.

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Statements/Newsletters

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

Incorporation and Letters Patent