The Step Up fund provides a scholarship for a First Nations high-school student on Christian Island. The intent of the scholarship is to help graduating Beausoleil First Nation secondary school students take the next steps towards their future through further education.
The fund will be managed by the Huronia Communities Foundation and donors will receive tax receipts for the full amount of their donations. The HCF is a public foundation based in Midland. Its mandate is to build and manage permanently endowed charitable funds for the region, and to provide grants to eligible charitable organizations in arts, culture, education, health, environment, sports & recreation and social service sectors.The HCF is a reputable Community Foundation, directed by a Board of distinguished community members, and associated with Community Foundations of Canada. For more information about the foundation you can check out their web site at huroniacommunityfoundation.com.