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For the past 80 years ECECAF has been contributing to our community and helping members and their families

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We go by ECECAF.
It’s pronounced EE-KAF

Over 11,000 participating members from nine unions and associations contribute one quarter of one percent of their salary to the Fund. The money is divided into charitable donations and member services such as driver education, scholarships, and special aid.


Founded in 1941 and consisting of over 11,000 participating members from nine unions and associations.

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ECECAF in the Community

Since 1941 ECECAF has donated over $35 million to charities in the Edmonton region.

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Member Services

Provides services to its members including a Scholarship Program that has provided over $15 million in scholarships.

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Board of Trustees comprised of one representative from each of the nine participating unions and associations.

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Member Services News

April 20, 2024

Reminder: OPEN for its final year – DMR Memorial Scholarship applications due May 15, 2024

April 15, 2024

ECECAF Scholarship Program for Winter (January) 2024 – Apply by July 31, 2024

July 28, 2023

DMR Memorial Scholarship – Recipient selected Fall 2023 study!

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December 23, 2021

ECECAF Makes $2 Million Donation to Norquest

ECECAF is recognized for $2 Million donation to NorQuest Campus "NorQuest College is pleased to announce that the Edmonton Civic Employees Charitable Assistance Fund has made a transformational donation in…
November 18, 2021

National Philanthropy Day Awards

ECECAF receives two nominations for the National Philanthropy Day awards ECECAF received nominations for "2021 Community Enrichment Award" and "2021 Health Award".
September 3, 2021

Meals on Wheels Hot Meal Program