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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:

September 30, 2018 - Consumer Studies and Family Resource Management:

                                        Margaret Speechly Stansfield Memorial Award

September 30, 2018 - Graduate Student Award

 November 15, 2018 - Resource for Youth: Patricia J. Hames Award

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'

Announcing:  Canadian Symposium XV

The 15th Canadian Symposium for Home Economics was held in Vancouver, British Columbia at the University of British Columbia from February 22-24, 2019. The theme of this symposium was Issues and Directions in Home Economics/Family Studies/Human Ecology with a special focus on "Transformative practice, ecology and everyday life".Visit the website at Canadian Symposium to read more about the theme and its connection to the special issue in the IFHE journal.


Upcoming Executive Meetings to consider proposals :

August 28, 2018             Applications for General Fund grants should be received by

                                           August 21, 2018. Time sensitive applications may be reviewed

                                           earlier. Contact for more information.)


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