The Hastings and Prince Edward Learning Foundation believes that all students deserve a broad
range of opportunities to be successful.
The Hastings and Prince Edward Learning Foundation raises funds to provide all students of The
Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board with expanded opportunities for success.
The Hastings and Prince Edward Learning Foundation accomplishes its mission by working with
volunteers, teachers, principals, school staff and donors to provide philanthropic support for an
entire spectrum of enhanced learning opportunities for students.
The Foundation has provided support for:
School Nutrition Programs Student Emergencies
The Arts Project Enhancements
Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair Student Literacy
Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board affiliation: Board Policy 18 (pdf)
Support the Student Emergency Fund and Prom Project!
Saturday, August 23, 2014
‘Behind Closed Doors’ is a new Quinte Mall event that will help support local charities including The Hastings and Prince Edward Learning Foundation.
All proceeds from the $5 ticket sales sold by The Learning Foundation will directly benefit The Foundation’s Student Emergency Fund and Prom Project initiatives.
‘Behind Closed Doors’ is an exclusive shopping and fashion event.
Tickets for the event, which will allow you access to exclusive shopping on August 23rd from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm, can be purchased from HPEDSB reception July 10-24, and August 11-21 . The Ed Centre is open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm during this period.
Tickets can also be purchased at Quinte Mall Guest Services. If you purchase your tickets from Quinte Mall staff, please remember to let them know that it’s in support of The Learning Foundation.
2014/15 Project Enhancement Fund Grant Applications now available. Click here to access the application information and helpful Hints.
This year we’ll be awarding grant funds of up to $15000.
We are looking for projects to fund that will have a long lasting impact, and that will promote healthy active living, the arts, and innovative practice.
Application Deadline: October 30th at 12 noon in the Foundation Office
Len and Olive Black Memorial Fund
The Len & Olive Black Memorial Fund supports students facing financial hardship, and who:
Require assistance with purchasing materials and items to allow them to fully participate in courses, leveling the playing field for all students (i.e. specialized welding glasses for technical courses, character shoes for music theatre courses, suitable shorts and shoes for gym classes, art kits for art classes, etc)
Would like to pursue post secondary education and need assistance with the application fee.
The Len & Olive Black Memorial Fund will be a separate and distinct category within the Student Emergency Fund.
Student Emergency Fund
The objective of the Student Emergency Fund is to give immediate assistance to Students,
and perhaps their families, by providing financial aid and/or gift-in-kind support. This funding
could be used to purchase items such as eyeglasses, EpiPens, medical supplies, food and clothing, transportation, to subsidize field trips, or to assist with additional financial needs that result from family crises (fire, flood, layoffs, illness, etc).
For more information please contact:
Maribeth deSnoo, Executive Director, 613-966-1170 extension 2205,
April 5, 2014
at Loyalist College
Visitors are Welcome from 11:00am - 4:00pm