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Grants and Awards

Past Winners of the Edith Rowles Simpson

Family Finance Award 1994-2014

 

2014 Alberta Home Economics Association - $1500 To cover costs associated with speakers for the 2015 Annual Conference.
2013 Alberta Home Economics Association - Calgary Branch ($1500) To provide funds for the keynote speaker on financial awareness at the 2014 Annual Conference.
  Financial Forum 5: A Meeting for Financial Counsellors and Educators ($500) Sponsorship for initial expenses for the 2015 event.
  Prince Edward Island Home Economics Association ($900) Sponsorship for professional development on the topic of Consumer and Household Debt.
2012

Financial Forum 4: A Meeting for Financial Counsellors and Educators ($1500)

Regina Home Economics for Living Project (HELP) ($1000)

Leanne Leverick ($1000)

To provide partial coverage of the costs associated with running this meeting.

 

To provide funding to assist two HELP educators in attending Financial Forum 4 in Winnipeg.

To assist with costs to attend a course (Divorce and Family Mediation) offered by Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society.

2011

Regina Home Economics for Living Project (HELP) ($780)

Financial Forum 4: A Meeting for Financial Counsellors and Educators ($1500)

Federated Women's Institutes of Canada

To provide training for HELP facilitators on Alzheimer's disease.

 

Preliminary funding for planning and organizing the 2012 event.

 

Funding up to $750 to pay transportation costs of speaker (Elaine Froese) to national convention.

2010

Stacey Yanchuk Oleksy

($1000)

To attend a Neuro-Linguistic Programming Course to enhance her coaching skills.
 

Regina Home Economics For Living (HELP)

($$1000)

To allow HELP facilitators to research and develop a family finance manual for immigrant and refugee families new to Canada.
 

Doreen Gardner Brown

($800)

To support attendance at the Association of Divorce Financial Planners (ADFP).
 

Elaine Froese

($1000)

To support completion of the writing and publication of a workbook entitled "Doing the Tough Things Right... discussing the undisscussable"™ to be used in her practice.
2009

Stacy Yanchuk Oleksy

($1000)

To complete the fifth and final module in the Art and Science of Coaching.
 

Regina Home Economics for Living Project (HELP)

($945)

To support training for facilitators on the issues of poverty and homelessness.
 

Faye Forbes-Anderson

($2000)

To support Financial Forum 3, a professional development opportunity for financial counsellors and educators.
2008

Regina Home Economics for Living Project (HELP)

($1140)

To provide training sessions for HELP facilitators on the topics of communication, rapport building and motivation.
 

Ontario Home Economics Assn.

($1000)

To support a personal finance professional education workshop.
 

New Brunswick Home Economics Assn.

($1000)

To support speakers on family finance at the NBHEA Annual Meeting and Conference.
2007 Regina Home Economics for Living Project (HELP) ($1000)

To provide training sessions on Wills and Estate Planning and On-Line Banking and Security.

  Jane McKay Nesbitt,  Brandon, MB ($700)

To support attendance at The American Marketing Association’s Annual Conference on Marketing and Public Policy and present a paper based on her dissertation.

  Elaine Froese, Boissevain, MB ($700) To support attendance at training sessions with Mediation Services, Winnipeg related to coaching and resolving conflict issues in business families.
2006 Doreen Gardner Brown, BC,  Dr. Phyllis Johnson, BC, and  Dr. Ruth Berry, MB ($2000) To support Financial Forum 2, a meeting for financial counselors and educators in Western Canada.(Proceedings of Financial Forum II 2006)
  Margarida De Marchi, MB ($300)

To support attendance at the Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) Conference.

2005 Patricia White, ON ($1000) To attend courses for her Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) designation.
  Margarida De Marchi, MB ($400)  and Brenda Purschke, AB ($400) To support attendance at the 2005 AFCPE annual conference
2004 Regina Home Economics for Living Project (HELP) ($940) To support staff training int he area of addictions, recovery, and co-dependency and how these affect a person's behavior and family dynamics.
  Jane McKay Nesbitt, Brandon, MB ($500) To support Ph.D. study at Asper School of Business.
2003 Elaine Froese, Boissevain, MB ($1000) To attend two certification courses, The Family Business Advisor, and Advanced Facilitation, at the Centre for Family Business, Waterloo, ON.
2002 Elaine Froese, Boissevain, MB ($1000) To support certification training in conflict resolution from Mediation Services, Winnipeg.
2001 Regina Home Economics for Living Project (HELP) ($930) To support staff training in the area of counseling/life skills training.
  Judy Hannah, Langley, BC and Doreen Gardner Brown, Vancouver, BC ($1500) Forum for Financial Counsellors in Western Canada to provide professional updating for home economists with private practices in financial counseling.
2000 Regina Home Economics for Living Project (HELP) ($1710) To support staff training in the area of financial counselling, provided by Faye Forbes Anderson.
1996 Jan Williams-Russell ($450) To support attendance at course on Comprehensive Family and Divorce Mediation in Saskatoon, given as part of Conflict Resolution Certificate Program of the British Columbia Institute of Justice.
1995 Awarded but declined. Carol Fraser, Truro, NS To support attendance at one course toward Chartered Financial Planners (CFP) designation.
1994 Betty Ann Deobold, Rosetown, SK To support attendance at the 1994 Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.


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