Each year Nova Scotian Freemasons contribute a significant amount of time and money to charity working with the Masonic Foundation of Nova Scotia .
Children’s Learning Centre
Dedicated to improving the lives of children diagnosed with dyslexia, the Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation Learning Centres for Children provides, quality, state-of-the-art tutoring, free of charge, to those with difficulties in reading and writing, and related scholastic skills.
South Shore Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia.
Through various programs, the Chapter has been able to effect tremendous positive change in the
lives of families living with autism in Lunenburg and Queens Counties. The need for these programs is real and pressing. At present, there are approximately 200 children on the Autism Spectrum in our South Shore schools, not counting the pre-school-aged children set to enter the school system or the many young adults who have already left it.
MASONIC FOUNDATION BURSARY PROGRAM
The Goal of the Bursary Program is to assist graduating Senior High School Students financially with their education at the university level (Atlantic Provinces) and/or Nova Scotia Community College.
The Students Apply to a Lodge in their area, usually through the local High School Guidance Dept., and the Lodge’s Bursary Committee decides who will receive the award.
The Amount the Lodge provides one third of the funds and the Masonic Foundation provides two thirds of the amount of the Bursary up to a maximum of $1500 from the Masonic Foundation.
The Masonic Foundation of Nova Scotia is proud to be able to assist our Youth in their educational endeavors.