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May 31, 2024

Figurr Architects Launch Education Fund at Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation

Figurr Architects Collective has launched the Figurr Architects Cree Education Fund in partnership with the Eeyou-Eenou Community Foundation.

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May 28, 2024

Recognition by Fulbright Canada

The Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation was recently given a Fulbright Canada “Honouring Nations Canada” Indigenous Governance Award for the innovative Teepee Project.

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April 3, 2024

Willie Iserhoff 1955-2024

The Board members and staff of the Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Willie Iserhoff.

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September 5, 2023

EECF partners with Newmont Éléonore employees

The Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation is proud to partner with the employees of Newmont Éléonore in the establishment of the Newmont Éléonore Employees Orange Shirt Day Fund.

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July 3, 2023

2023 Forest Fire Emergency Fund

The forest fires in Northern Quebec this Spring and Summer are an extraordinary disaster, with both immediate and long-term effects for people, wildlife, and the land.

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March 10, 2023

Cree-Mohawk Teepee Project

EECF and partner Beneva Assurance provide sustaining funding to Cree Health Board for innovative teepee project that gives long-term Indigenous medical patients a welcome dose of culture.

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February 28, 2022

Sophie Happyjack-Bosum Memorial Fund

The family of the late Sophie Happyjack-Bosum has established a fund in her memory at the Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation.

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December 15, 2021

Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute launches its new interactive web site

Congratulations to Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute on the launch of its wonderful new interactive web site.

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December 7, 2021

Grant to support Robin’s Nest women’s shelters

The Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation is very pleased to announce a grant to support the Robin’s Nest women’s shelters in response to COVID-19.

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November 30, 2020

Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund

During the COVID-19 crisis, many Eenou and Eeyou living in the James Bay region, and many Elders in particular, are facing serious challenges in terms of their health due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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September 3, 2020

Power Corporation Gives Generously

The Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation is delighted to announce a generous contribution from Power Corporation to the Foundation’s “Casting Our Net Wider” inaugural fundraising campaign. The gift will be allocated to the Foundation’s Youth Development

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June 9, 2020

Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation Partners with the Mastercard Foundation

The Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Mastercard Foundation’s COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Program.

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Leaders Gather to Hear Cree Vision of Collaboration

Montreal business and philanthropic sector leaders gather at Maison des Régions to hear more about “The Grand Alliance” and the Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation.

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January 22, 2020

Capitale Gives Major Donation

The Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation is delighted to announce receipt of a generous $200,000 donation from the La Capitale Foundation. The donation is to be used for health and social service projects in Eeyou Istchee, Northern Quebec.

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December 3, 2019

RBC Grant

The Eenou-Eeyou Community Foundation (EECF) is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a $75,000 grant from the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge.

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