Episode 98 – The Shane Scott Pride Fund

On this episode, correspondent Emily Rendell-Watson introduces us to Shane Scott. Shane has created an endowment fund at Edmonton Community Foundation to support LGBTQ2S+ students as they pursue post-secondary education. Join us as we learn the story behind Shane’s fund, how it will help strengthen the community and why this support is needed.

Check out the Shane Scott Pride Fund!
Follow Shane on Facebook and Instagram.
Curious about some of the stats you heard? Take a look at these resources:
Forum Research Poll: Student Debt 2018
Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity report on  Addressing the Needs of LGBTQ2 Post-Secondary Students 
And if you’re curious about the other funds donors have created at ECF to support the LGBTQ2S+ community, please reach out to our Donor Advisors.

ECF Happenings:
See our Rapid Response Fund in action!
Read the latest on our blog.
Create your own fund to support the causes you care about.
Check out our ECF Fund listing and Strategic Granting Guide.
See more ways ECF connects you with Edmonton’s community.

ECF Grants:
Upcoming Student Awards:
Al Maurer Awards – Deadline to apply is August 31st.
Charmaine Letourneau Scholarships – Deadline to apply is August 31st.
Click here to find details for these, and all of our student awards!

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Photo Credit for the banner image: Lissa E. Photography

Music for the Shane Scott Pride Fund story:
Intro/Extro music is Buoancy by Chad Crouch.
Bridge music is Dorian by Xylo-Ziko.