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.
View ECECAF Brochure (*allocation of member contributions changed to 75-25 effective January 1, 2018 )
Posted August 2020
Deadlines for Scholarships – Fall (September) 2020 term: Applications for Fall (September) 2020 will be accepted after final grades are available in December 2020 until the deadline of March 31, 2021. Apprenticeship applications are accepted within 90 days of students receiving the period’s final marks. *If applicants are having difficulty meeting the deadline due to the COVID-19 situation, please reach out to ececaf[@]gmail.com as the board will consider late applications on a case-by-case basis in support of families.
Posted January 19, 2020
Scholarship amount increased to $2,200: Scholarship disbursements for full-time study for two consecutive terms has increased to $2,200 per term, as of the Fall (September) 2019 term.
See Scholarships for guidelines and link to application form
ECECAF has donated over $16 million to charities over the past 22 years.