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.
The Kings Mutual Donates $20 000.00 towards construction of a new Pictou County 4H Barn on site of the Pictou Exhibition grounds. LR: Cara Cameron CEO The Kings Mutual Insurance Company. Lynn MacLean Director The Kings Mutual. Ian MacCara Director The Kings Mutual. Bonnie Allen Representative Pictou County 4H. For more information on the Pictou County 4H, please visit them online at https://www.facebook.com/PictouCo4H/
Pictou Mutual Community Foundation on August 4th 2017 was pleased to be able to donate $10 000.00 towards the construction of a new Pictou County 4H Barn on site of the Pictou Exhibition grounds. LR: Jack Ferguson former Director of the Pictou Mutual Insurance Company, merged with The Kings Mutual. Lynn MacLean Director The Kings Mutual. Ian MacCara Chair PMCF. Bonnie Allen Representative Pictou County 4H. For more information on the Pictou County 4H, please visit them online at https://www.facebook.com/PictouCo4H/
We were very proud to be able to make a donation to the #397 Trenton Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron earlier this month. Ian MacCara, acting as Director for Kings Mutul Insurance presenting a $1000.00 Cheque to Captain Pamela Hanson Trenton Air Cadets on behalf of Pictou Mutual Community Foundation. This was on June 10th, 2017 at the Trenton Air Port during the annual review for #397 Trenton Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron. For more information on the #397 Trenton Air Cadet Squadron, please visit the online at http://aircadetleague.com/squadron/397trenton/
CAiRN (Communities Assisting Refugees Now) recently received a donation of $2,000 from the Pictou Mutual Community Foundation. CAiRN president Stephen MacKenzie, center, holds the cheque with foundation secretary-treasurer Donna MacDonald, left and chairman Ian MacCara, right. For more information on CAiRN and the work they do, please visit their website by clicking here. Photo/Text Credit of The Advocate from the May 24th 2017 edition.
The Pictou County Trails Association has set up a number of benches along the Jitney Trail, thanks in part due to $1500 donated from Pictou Mutual Community Foundation. The Pictou County Trails Association helps keep the residents and folks abroad in the loop on hiking events through-out Nova Scotia, as well as helping to promote and maintain the trails enjoyed by many residents throughout Pictou County. For more information, visit their Facebook page by clicking here.
Reg Holman presenting a check for $2000.00 on behalf of Pictou Mutual Community Foundation to Debbie Standing of Musquodoboit Valley Home for Special Care. Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital serves a population of approximately 5,000 people between the communities Dean Settlement, Meaghers Grant, Dutch Settlement and surrounding communities. The Braeside Nursing Home is attached to the hospital. For more information on the Musquodoboit Valley Home for Special Care please click here.
Linda O'Brien presenting a donation of $2,000 from Pictou Mutual Community Foundation to Communities Assisting Refugees Now! (or CAiRN for short). CAiRN is a group of passionate individuals who are helping to build community awareness and raising funds to sponsor and support a travel-ready refugee family. Paula Millman and Anna Marie Galvin, Co-Chairs of Welcome & Settlement happily accept the donation provided by PMCF in support of their activities. For more information on CAiRN please visit their facebook page by clicking here.
Margie Parker and Syvia Love accept a grant of $2000.00 from the Pictou Mutual Community Foundationfor repairs & renovations to Durham Community Hall. The Durham Community Hall has existed for many decades, serving as the area's schoolhouse at one time. It now is a gathering point that hosts all sorts of activities for various community groups and organizations. For more information on the Durham Community Hall please click here.
Reg Holman, Director and a Past Chair of Pictou Mutual Insurance Company presents a $2500.00 cheque from the Pictou Mutual Community Foundation to Helen Jensen towards the development of a new production to be put on by Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre and Cultural Centre in 2016.The Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre is a non-profit volunteer-operated organization located in Middle Musquodoboit in the scenic Musquodoboit Valley. For more info on the Theatre please click here.
Ian MacCara Director Pictou Mutual Insurance Company delivers $1500.00 from Pictou Mutual Community Foundation to Jim White center and Ken Pierson right. Jim is Chairmen of the Board for the West Branch Community Hall and Ken is a Director. The West Branch Community Hall is part of an active rural community located about midway between Scotsburn and River John on the northern shore of Nova Scotia. The grant was given to assist with electrical up grades at the Hall. For more information on the West Branch Community Hall, please click here.
Our organization is proud to have worked with many local organizations and institutions since it’s beginnings.