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 – Winter (January) 2017 term: Scholarship applications for the current Winter (January) 2017 term are now being accepted with a deadline of July 31, 2017. (The application deadline for Fall 2016 term is now closed.)
Apprenticeship applications are accepted within 90 days of receiving the period’s final marks. See Forms and Scholarships webpages
Driver Ed Subsidy: Winners for the draw recognizing the launch of the ECECAF-AMA Driver Ed Subsidy Program are:
- Member: Daryle Tilroe; Student Driver: Rowan
- Member: Mercy Gutierrez; Student Driver: Mattieu
- Member: Darrin Balanik; Student Driver: Madison
Congratulations! These three winners receive full coverage of their AMA New Driver Program fees.
For details on this subsidy 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 a subsidy to ECECAF members’ dependents. See Driver Ed webpage
ECECAF has donated over $14 million to charities over the past 20 years.