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.
July 13, 2016 – All scholarship and Driver Ed cheques processed to date have been mailed due to Canada Post service being confirmed for the rest of this month. Applications received between now and the deadline will be processed and applicants will be contacted as necessary for any alternate cheque delivery plan.
Winter (January) 2016 term scholarship – deadline July 31, 2016: – please scan and email your application package as PDF (rather than mailing) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Driver Ed Subsidy Launch: The draw to win coverage of a completed AMA new driver program fee, has a deadline of September 1, 2016. For details on the program for ECECAF members’ dependents under 25 years of age, see Driver Ed webpage
April 18, 2016 – ECECAF supports driver education in partnership with the Alberta Motor Association (AMA) in providing subsidy to ECECAF members’ dependents. See Driver Ed webpage
April 1, 2016 – Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the Winter (January) 2016 term until July 31, 2016. (The Fall 2015 term deadline was March 31, 2016.) Apprenticeship applications are accepted within 90 days of period completion. See Forms and Scholarships webpages
ECECAF has donated over $14 million to charities over the past 20 years.