Program Highlights During the in-class JA Economics for Success program, students used games and multimedia to: Learn why it’s important to stay in school and explore post-secondary options Gain an understanding of what life is like after high school Map their interests, skills, and passions to possible careers Learn how to network, identify a mentor,… Continue reading Junior Achievement South Western Ontario Program Feedback
We are proud to have partnered with Community Foundations of Canada and the Government of Canada to deliver the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) in the Town of Aylmer, Municipality of Bayham and the Township of Malahide. Launched on May 19, 2020, we’ve invested $40,000 through the ECSF towards local charities and… Continue reading Emergency Community Support Funding Allocated Locally
Our Board members have been busy presenting grants cheque this month to some amazing projects! Harvey Tribe presented a cheque to HOPE Hospice Outreach programs in the amount of $1050. Martin Miller presented a cheque for $2000 to St. Thomas Second Stage Housing. Dave Dykeman presented a cheque to London and District Junior Achievement… Continue reading Grant Cheque Presentations Winter 2018
Here is a recent message from Immanuel Christian School in Aylmer who were a recent recipient of a grant through the Aylmer Area Community Foundation. We are pleased to partner with this community based project. "Thanks to the Aylmer Area Community Foundation and the Community Foundations of Canada, we are still celebrating Canada 150 at… Continue reading Canada150 Grant for an Amazing Community-Use Playground
Martin Miller(left) and Jack Couckuyt(right) on behalf of the Aylmer Area Community Foundation presented Chair Kevin Cross(middle) of the Aylmer BIA $6000 towards their revitalization project of the Catfish Creek bank downtown Aylmer. Brush, garbage, invasive trees were removed along the bank and new native Carolinian trees were planted. The Aylmer BIA initiative was made… Continue reading Catfish Creek Revitalization Project Downtown Aylmer
A few weeks ago, the AACF Chair, Jack Couckuyt had the pleasure of presenting a grant cheque to Adam Bengen from the East Elgin Secondary School -Green Industries Class. We are excited to see the transformation and naturalization of this outdoor space.
Board member, Judi Wright presented a cheque to James Allen, General Manager at the East Elgin Community Complex for their Seniors Day Out programming. One Tuesday of the month, organizers welcome Seniors from the community for activities, workshops and snack. The Aylmer Area Community Foundation is proud to support the local programming at the East… Continue reading EECC Seniors Day Out Cheque Presentation