The Canadian Friends Historical Association are now accepting applications for this year's Student Essay Award and Scholarship.

The essay award and scholarship is intended to promote awareness of the Canadian Friends Historical Association (CFHA) and local meetings among students, to facilitate student interest in research related to Canadian Quaker history, and to create additional content for the CFHA publications.

There are three prizes available: 

-One $200 student essay scholarship is available to junior high school students
-One $300 award is available to senior high school students
-One scholarship of $1500 per year for each of two years is available
to a university student undertaking a program in relevant
Canadian Quaker research.

Deadlines: apply by July 1; winners will be notified by September 30.

For more information, please visit 

Strategic Planning Webinar

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 


Click here to download a PDF copy of the webinar slides.

"The Secrets to Strategic Success: Strategic Planning for Small Organizations"

Summary: "Strategic Planning" can sound daunting, but it doesn't have to be. A sound plan is essential to defining and meeting your organization's goals; attracting funding; and ensuring that your board, members, partners, and community are clear on what your organization does and why you do it.

Join consultant Kim Pittaway, who worked with the Ontario Historical Society on the Society's strategic plan, for insights into how to tackle your planning logically, inclusively and effectively. Kim will be particularly focused on planning for small organizations, recognizing the time constraints and other challenges faced by volunteer boards in carrying out such planning.

Speaker: Kim Pittaway

Kim is a communications consultant who has worked with a wide range of non-profits, educational institutions and small- and medium-sized enterprises in developing strategic communication, content, social media and business plans.



Three fabulous films about seven of Canada's most iconic artists. 

Presented by the Belfountain Heritage Society, incorporated through affiliation with the Ontario Historical Society in 1995. 



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