ECECAF was founded in 1941 and consists of over
11,000 participating members from 9 unions and associations.Union/association members contribute one quarter of one percent of their salary to the fund. The money is divided into charitable donations and membership services such as driver education subsidies, scholarships, and special aid for members and their families.
Scholarships – Fall (September) 2017 term: Scholarship applications for Fall (Sept) 2017 will be accepted after final grades are available in December 2017 until the deadline of March 31, 2018. (The application deadline for the Winter 2017 term is now closed.)
Apprenticeship applications are accepted within 90 days of students receiving their period’s final marks. See Forms and Scholarships webpages for the scholarship guidelines and application form.
Driver Ed Subsidy: ECECAF provides subsidies to ECECAF members’ dependents (under 25 years) who have completed an AMA new driver program. Members/students must apply within 90 days of the student receiving their AMA Certificate of Completion.
For details on this subsidy program, see Driver Ed webpage
ECECAF has donated over $16 million to charities over the past 22 years.