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Canadian Home Economics Foundation


The mission of the Canadian Home Economics Foundation is to provide improved quality of life to families and individuals in Canada by providing financial assistance to home economists in carrying out home economics research, developing educational tools, and in conducting public service projects, and to support post-secondary education related to the home economics profession.


Calls for Proposals:

Upcoming deadlines for proposals:

Designated Funds:


January 31, 2018 -  Communications and Information Dissemination (Gwenyth Bailey Simpson) Award

February 28, 2018 - Leadership Development (Doris Badir) Award

For details and criteria, go to Grants and Awards

Congratulations to:

Kira Jewell, University of Guelph; winner of the 2017 Dr. Elizabeth Feniak Award for Excellence in Technical Writing (undergraduate category).

Kira's winning paper was: 'Review of existing observational mealtime studies; Examining how parent feeding practices influence child eating behaviours and weight status'


Canadian Symposium XIV:

Proceedings of the Canadian Symposium for Home Economics educators in February 2017 in London, Ontario is now available.

Online M.Ed. in Home Economics Education:

UBC Faculty of Education has posted the recorded online information session for this cohort program. With a focus on Human Ecology and Everyday Life, this part time professional program begins September 2017 and the application closes March 15.

The January 11, 2017 online information session can be viewed online at the HEE4 webpage under the information session tab.  The webpage is:



Upcoming Executive Meetings to consider proposals :

January 22, 2018             Applications should be received by January 15, 2018


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