To assist with the cost of educational training for employees of the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre who resides in Cumberland, who because of financial need, might not otherwise be able to enhance or upgrade their skills. Established by the Honourable Roger S. Bacon in honour of his beloved wife Clara as a memorial to her belief in a lifetime of learning and growth.
The proceeds of this special Endowment Fund are to be used by the Foundation in the form of bursaries to assist staff members at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre who are enrolling in educational or skills-training programs in order to obtain a higher level of achievement in the health care field.
The Clara Bacon Fund is a lasting testament to Clara’s kindness and generosity.
About the Fund
- The applicant is to be an employee at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre who is expected to return to the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre or another health care facility in Cumberland County.
- The applicant must reside in Cumberland County.
- The applicant must demonstrate financial need.
- Applicants for the Bursary may be of any gender or age with a preference to be given to female persons.
The Fund shall be held and administered by the Cumberland Health Care Foundation. The Foundation Board, or a bursary awards committee of the Foundation, shall accept and assess applications to the Fund, and administer assistance as it sees fit.
Donations to the Fund are welcome.