Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia

Dementia occurs when the brain is damaged by diseases or a series of strokes. Many conditions can cause dementia, the most common being Alzheimer’s. Regardless of the cause, dementia can be frightening, making it challenging to find the right help and why the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia exists; to support all Nova Scotians living … Read More

Ship’s Company Theatre, Parrsboro

The Wilson Foundation changed Ship’s Company Theatre forever. The theatre company, based in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, was founded in 1984 where they staged theatre shows under tarps and rigging upon the historic Kipawo Ferry on land for three decades. Thanks to the generous support of the Wilson Foundation, Ship’s Company Theatre was able to achieve … Read More

Dalhousie University Performing Arts Campaign

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE, AUGUST 2021. The new addition to the Dal Arts Centre includes a 300-seat concert hall, innovative practice and rehearsal spaces, and the new Costume Studies studios that will create enhanced opportunities for students and a new cultural venue for Halifax.

Colchester Community Workshops

In 2005, Colchester Community Workshops was fortunate enough to move into a new building, named Rotary House, at 168 Arthur St., in the heart of downtown Truro, N.S. At the time of its opening, CCW was providing services to 58 adults with intellectual disabilities. It was a very exciting time as new opportunities were everywhere. … Read More

Victoria Park Pool, Truro

“Without community minded organizations like the George W. Wilson & Teresa Madelyn (Merriam) Wilson Foundation, the Town of Truro would not benefit from facilities like Victoria Park Pool and the Tim Horton’s Skate Park. The Wilson Foundation is helping our community thrive, their commitment to the development and future of our Town makes them a … Read More


“The support of The Wilson Foundation helped the PERFORM! Program be equally accessible to every corner of Nova Scotia. From Yarmouth to Cape Smokey, students were able to receive instruction in theatre, dance and choir in part because of the generous support of the Wilson Foundation.  Just one small drop in the longstanding commitment the … Read More

Nova Scotia Nature Trust

“Thanks to a generous grant from the Wilson Foundation, the Nova Scotia Nature Trust has been able to protect one of Nova Scotia’s cherished island gems — Partridge Island. The island has long been treasured by locals and visitors alike who have enjoyed its spectacular views, beautiful hiking trail, fascinating geology and cultural history,  and … Read More

Hospice Halifax

George W. Wilson and Teresa Madelyn (Merriam) Wilson Foundation Halifax, Nova Scotia March, 2018 Dear Board Members, On behalf of Hospice Halifax board members, staff members, and volunteers, I extend a warm thank you to the foundation for its support in further developing our volunteer training strategy. We’re preparing to expand our volunteer base to … Read More

Craig’s Cause

To the Board of Directors, Thank you for supporting Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society during this past year of milestones! Each year we challenge ourselves to do more to assist Canadians diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, their families, and the health professionals in this field- 2017 was no exception. With your support; we took on more events, new … Read More