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Education Foundation of Niagara

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-641-2929 ext 37711
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Primary Contact Laura Byers, Executive Director; Phone: 905 641-2929 ext 37711; Email:
Alternate Contact Donna Abernethy, Program / Marketing Coordinator; Phone: 905 641-2929 ext 37712; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Phone: ext 37710
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
DSBN Academy
130 Louth St
St Catharines, ON L2S 2T8
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Intersection Louth St and Rykert St
Mailing Address 191 Carlton St 
St Catharnes, ON L2R 7P4
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Supports District School Board of Niagara students by engaging the community to provide needed funds and resources where government funding is not available.  
Through donations the Education Foundation 
-provides support to students in financial need for basic necessities and extra-curricular activities  
-provides annual student awards and bursaries  
-supports progressive programs and services in schools that enrich students’ educational experiences  
-provides innovative community initiatives such as Prom Project Niagara 
-manages designated gifts in accordance with donor specifications.  
Student Financial Need Fund: This program helps individual students who experience financial need, allowing them to fully participate in their school setting. Some examples are providing funding for nutrition, personal care products, needed shoes and clothing, necessary medication thanks to the Green Shield Canada Medical Fund, reasonable field trip fees and post secondary school application fees. 
Prom Project Niagara: Giving students the opportunity to select formal wear free of charge to attend their proms, grads and formals! 
Registered charity #11905 7586 RR0001.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Dates Sep-Jun
Eligibility Children and youth four to 19 (JK to Gr 12)
Application Applications for individual student grants can be found at the website
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2007
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations
Elections AGM Nov
Meetings Board meetings Sep, Nov, Jan, Mar, Jun
Service Categories Public Foundations
Print Material Monthly newsletter. Annual report
Events Trivia Night - Nov 
Make Change for Children Campaign for Student Financial Need - Feb 
Prom Project Niagara - Apr 
Golf Classic - June