Supporting Our Community
We want to make effective grants that make a difference.
We believe in promoting strong communities. We want to make effective grants that make a difference. We believe in making grants to effective, well-managed charities with reasonable administrative and fund raising costs. We will develop new ideas with experience so as to continue to develop our priorities and exclusions.
We believe in grants for general purposes as well as specific health and educational projects, and provide to organizations that help promote strong communities.
Cobequid Arts Council Left: Karen MacKay representing the Pictou Mutual Community Foundation Center: Hannah MacCulloch, a cast member of the Marigold Spotlight Musical Theatre; a nun in the Sound of Music Jr. performed on July 18th 2019 Right: Kent Loughead representing the Cobequid Arts Council (CAC) Board of Directors The Pictou County Mutual Community Foundation allocated $2,000.00 to the CAC for their performance arts education camp program held at the Marigold Cultural Centre for children and youth. To learn more about the Marigold Cultural Centre, and the Cobequid Arts Council, please...
Pictou County SPCA PMCF was pleased to be able to support the local SPCA shelter recently. Pictured are Donna MacDonald on behalf of Pictou County Community Foundation presenting a cheque for $1000.00 to Taylor Mundy with the Pictou County SPCA. To learn more about the Pictou County SPCA, please visit their profile on the Nova Scotia SPCA website by clicking here.
A presentation of $2500.00 was made on behalf of the Pictou Mutual Community Foundation to the Churchville Community Hall. The funds will assist with the capital improvements of the Churchville Community Hall. Shown are, left to right, Andy Thompson, Lynn MacLean of PMCF & Maryann Cyr, Treasurer of the Hall. To learn more about the Churchville Community Hall, you can visit their profile on the East River Valley website at this link.
On June 17 2019, a presentation of $1,000.00 was made on behalf of Pictou Mutual Community Foundation to the Highland Community Residential Service, to assist in their summer travel for a group of 29 young people. Shown ;eft to right are Hilary Amit, Executive Director HCRS, Ian MacCara, Trustee, PMCF, and Amanda Smith-Robinson Respite, Coordinator HCRS. To learn more about HCRS and their contributions to our community, please visit them online at https://hcrsweb.ca.
On March 15 20018 Pictou Mutual Community Foundation was pleased to donated $2000.00 towards a Community Garden Project in the Town of Pictou, managed by Pictou United Church.Ruth MacKay is shown accepting the check on behalf of the project, with Ian MacCara representing Pictou Mutual Community Foundation. For more information about the Pictou United Church, please visit them online at www.pictouunited.com
Reg Holman, right, presents a donation of $2000.00 from the Pictou Mutual Community Foundation to Helen Jenson in support of The Musquodoboit Valley Theatre Association in support of their projects. The Musquodoboit Valley Theatre is a small-town theatre with world-class events. For more information, please visit them online at http://bicentennialtheatre.ca/
It was with great satisfaction that the team at Pictou Mutual Community Foundation were able to provide a donation of $3000.00 to Highland Residental Community Services.
Pictou Mutual Community Foundation was pleased to provide a donation of $2500.00 to the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation. Accepting the cheque on behalf of the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation are Dr Helene Van Doninck and Murdo Messer. To learn more about the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation and the work they do, please check out there Facebook page by clicking here.
Donna MacDonald presents a cheque for $3000 from Pictou Mutual Community Foundation to Tearmann Society's executive director Donna Smith for their ongoing education program. For more information on the program or to learn more about the Tearmann Society, please visit them online at http://tearmann.ca/
Cara Cameron on the left Presents a 2016 donation of $5000.00 to PMCF to support work in the community they serve. Accepting the donation is Lynn MacLean Trustee PMCF. Pictou Mutual Insurance Company is proud to support Nova Scotia Communities through the creation of the Pictou Mutual Community Foundation. The foundation began in 2009 to help provide support and assistance to these communities that have made our business possible.
Our organization is proud to have worked with many local organizations and institutions since it’s beginnings.