Since 2003 The George W. Wilson and Teresa Madelyn (Merriam) Wilson Foundation has supported community efforts across Atlantic Canada. In 19 years, the Foundation has contributed over $1,071,000.00 towards community efforts performed by charitable organizations in helping their volunteers enrich their communities. These organizations work tirelessly to support people and programs in their respective communities. The George W. Wilson and Teresa Madelyn (Merriam) Wilson Foundation are proud to partner with them in the Atlantic region.

Application

Below is a list of organisations we have helped since the foundation began in 2003.

YearTypeOrganisationAmount
2022Arts & CultureLunenburg Academy of Music Performance$20,000.00
2022CommunityHorizon Achievement Centre$20,000.00
2022CommunityHarvest House$10,000.00
2022CommunityBrigadoon$20,000.00
2021HealthAutism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador$20,000.00
2021EnvironmentThe Nature Conservancy of Canada $20,000.00
2021Arts & CultureInverness County Centre for the Arts$7,500.00
2021Arts & CultureHalifax Dance$20,000.00
2020CommunityHope Blooms$25,000.00
2020CommunityDartmouth Family Centre & Dartmouth Community Food Centre$25,000.00
2020HealthColchester East Hants Hospice Society$5,000.00
2019EducationDalhousie University$25,000.00
2018EducationDalhousie University$25,000.00
2018CommunityLOVE$5,000.00
2018CommunityBryony House$20,000.00
2018CommunityFeed Nova Scotia$30,000.00
2017HealthHospice Halifax$60,000.00
2017EducationNova Scotia Sea School$8,000.00
2016Arts & CultureParrsboro Shore Historical Society$20,000.00
2016Arts & CulturePerform!$5,000.00
2016HealthHospice Halifax$30,000.00
2016HealthCraig's Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society$10,000.00
2015Arts & CultureParrsboro Shore Historical Society$20,000.00
2015HealthCanadian Red Cross$10,000.00
2014HealthAlzheimers NS$20,000.00
2014HealthCanadian Diabetes Association$5,000.00
2014EducationHalifax Regioanal Library$20,000.00
2014EnvironmentNova Scotia Nature Trust$10,000.00
2013HealthCanadian Red Cross$10,000.00
2013HealthAlzheimers NS$20,000.00
2013HealthCNIB$2,500.00
2013EnvironmentNova Scotia Nature Trust$17,500.00
2012Arts & CultureColchester Historical Society$5,000.00
2012HealthCanadian Red Cross$20,000.00
2012HealthSalvation Army$5,000.00
2012HealthAlzheimers NS$20,000.00
2009EducationDiscovery Centre$5,000.00
2009ReligionThe Diocese of NS & PEI — Leap of Faith Campaign$40,000.00
2008ReligionThe Diocese of NS & PEI — Leap of Faith Campaign$40,000.00
2007ReligionThe Diocese of NS & PEI — Leap of Faith Campaign$40,000.00
2006ReligionThe Diocese of NS & PEI — Leap of Faith Campaign$40,000.00
2005ReligionThe Diocese of NS & PEI — Leap of Faith Campaign$40,000.00
2004EducationColchester Community Workshops$50,000.00
2004Arts & CultureShip's Company Theatre$150,800.00
2004EnvironmentTown of Truro — Victoria Pool Project$50,000.00