Grants 2005

GRANT RECIPIENTS 2005

The Belleisle Community Pool $1,000 Association for Upgrading the Pool Chlorination System

The Kings County Big Brothers Big Sisters Inc. $3000 For Safety Trainig Program L-R Lorraine Pollock

SACF Director, Tracy Birtch, Assistant Director, KCBB/BS, Fred Brenan Chairperson SACF

The Danny and Jessica Angel Foundation $1000 for Nutritious Meals and Snacks and Winter clothing for students of Sussex Area Schools.

L-R Fred Brenan Chairperson SACF, Judy Leger President , DJAF

The Little Jackie Fund $2200 For urgent Orthodontic Care for improvised children

L-R Ruby Gray Founding Chairperson of LJF, Fred Brenan Chairperson SACF

The Sussex Elementary Guidance Department $1600 for a Parent Education Program

L-R Sheila Smith Vice -Principal SES, Raya Khedari, Guidance Counsellor, SES, Fred Brenan Chairperson SACF

The Sussex Vale Transition House $2200 for Family Violence Prevention – Education and Awareness Program

L-R Fred Brenan Chairperson SACF, Patricia McCourt, Acting Executive Director of SVTH, Charlena Keenan-Bourque Director, SVTH

 

SECOND ROUND OF GRANTS

A total of $11,000 grants were awarded to:

$3,000 to Kings County Big Brothers/Big Sisters Inc. for a Safety Training Program$2,200 to Sussex Vale Transition House for a Family Violence Prevention – Education & Awareness Campaign$2,200 to The Little Jackie Fund for Urgent Orthodontic Care for Impoverished Children$1,600 to Sussex Elementary School for a P.E.P. (Parent Education Program)Centre$1,000 to Belleisle Community Pool Association for Upgrading the Pool Chlorination System$1,000 to Danny & Jessica Angel Foundation Inc. for Meals/Nutritious Snacks and Winter Clothing for Children in Sussex Area Schools

Sussex Area Community Foundation received its first donation in August 2004. This was a gift from the Estate of Leo Forbes, which was given to the Foundation to be held “in perpetuity”. This means that the Foundation can never spend the money originally donated all expenses of the Foundation, including grants, must be paid out of the income earned on invested funds.

In May 2005 the Foundation awarded $ 7,000 in grants including:

$1,000 to Danny & Jessica Angel Foundation for meal tickets and nutritious snacks for elementary school students

$2,500 to Sussex Corner Elementary School for a Comfort Connecting Corner;

$3,500 to the Kiwanis Club of Sussex for a Children’s Splash Pad in O’Connell Park;