Sixties Scoop Healing Foundation Announces Inaugural Round of Grant Funding
December 20, 2021
Treaty Six Territory, SASKATOON, December 20, 2021 – The Sixties Scoop Healing Foundation (the Foundation) has announced the first round of grant recipients to receive just over $1 million in funding under the Foundation’s 2021 Pilot Grant Program.
Although the healing and well-being of Survivors is at the Foundation’s forefront throughout the year, it becomes a high priority at this time of year. The Survivor-led, volunteer Board knows well that the holidays can be a challenge, made even more difficult by the current pandemic.
Dr. Jacqueline Maurice announced as Foundation’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
September 15, 2021
The Board of Directors for the Sixties Scoop Healing Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jacqueline Marie Maurice, an expert in social work and Indigenous child welfare and herself a Sixties Scoop Survivor, as the Foundation’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
With the arrival of new sprouts, buds and blossoms, we too, the Board of Directors for the Foundation emerge from beneath a blanket of organizational work. Since our inauguration last November, we have been working diligently at putting things in place in order to become operational.
Career Opportunity – Applications are now closed, and the selection process has begun
May 1, 2021
The Board of Directors, Sixties Scoop Healing Foundation, presents a unique opportunity for the right candidate to assume executive leadership within a charitable foundation devoted to the healing and wellness of Survivors of the Sixties Scoop and their families.
$50M foundation aims to help heal damage from notorious '60s Scoop'
November 13, 2020
Survivors of the notorious '60s Scoop are set to mark a key milestone on Thursday with the ceremonial launch of a $50-million foundation aimed at healing the damage wrought by the practice of taking Indigenous children from their families and placing them in non-Indigenous homes.
Sixties Scoop Healing Foundation one step closer to becoming reality
November 13, 2020
The Sixties Scoop Healing Foundation announced its inaugural board of directors, marking a milestone in the creation of the foundation to aid and advocate on behalf of thousands of Indigenous people who were removed from their families and communities as children.
Sixties Scoop Survivors to mark key milestone with launch of foundation on Thursday
November 12, 2020
Survivors of the notorious Sixties Scoop are set to mark a key milestone on Thursday with the ceremonial launch of a $50-million foundation aimed at healing the damage wrought by the practice of taking Indigenous children from their families and placing them in non-Indigenous homes.
Sixties Scoop Foundation begins consulting child welfare system Survivors on mandate
September 21, 2019
The interim board of the foundation funded by the Sixties Scoop settlement will begin consulting Indigenous people across Canada this weekend on how it can best serve those affected by child welfare removal.
The foundation for Sixties Scoop Survivors will be hosting 10 engagement sessions in different locations across Canada from September 2019 until February 2020 to hear voices and recommendations from many affected individuals to best serve them in recovery.