Community Contributions

At Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company, we live where you live. We believe in supporting the communities where our members reside. We do so in many ways, including financial contributions to worthwhile causes.

Over the years, we have supported numerous community projects and infrastructure, and will continue to so in the future. In addition to support that our company has provided directly, our staff have also helped raised money for organizations such as The Children’s Wish Foundation, Cancer Research and Big Brothers and Big Sisters. A partial list of our community contributions appears below.

Organisation / Project Amount
St. Ninian Pioneer Cemetery Restoration Project $5,000
Decoste Centre for Arts and Creativity $15,000
Antigonish Agricultural Centre $200,000+
St. Martha’s Regional Hospital Foundation $100,000+
Coady International Institute Expansion Project $25,000
Coady International Institute Bursaries $20,000+
Keating Milenium Centre $15,000
Inverness Hospital Foundation $40,000+
Keppoch Project $75,000
Lochaber Community Centre $10,000
Dr. Kingston Memorial Community Health Centre $5,000
Antigonish Highland Games $5,000+/yr
Eastern Nova Scotia Exhibition $5,000+/yr
Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual Junior B Bulldogs $25,000+
Education Scholarships $10,000/yr
Cumberland Health Authority $30,000+
Cheticamp Hospital Foundation $20,000
Guysborough Memorial Hospital $20,000
Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia $2,500/yr
Colchester County 4-H Barn Project $20,000
The People’s Place: Antigonish Town and County Library $50,000
Total $697,500+

Scholarship Fund

ANTIGONISH FARMERS’ MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY is providing another benefit to its policyholders. In order to help graduating high school students offset the high cost of post secondary education, eight (8) $1,250.00 scholarships are awarded on an annual basis. Please read the eligibility requirements herein and if you qualify, simply complete and return the application form. You may become one of the successful applicants.

Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company is providing eight (8) Scholarships of $1,250.00 each.

Selection Process

There will be eight (8) scholarship awards each year from applications received. The applicant must have fully completed an application form, included requested documents, and submitted it to the Company Head Office by the required date specified above. Our Company will notify the successful applicants by June 1st.

Before issuing scholarship funds by November 10th of the same year, the Company will require applicants to provide proof of registration, for example a copy of the paid tuition or a Proof of Enrolment letter from the school or institution to be submitted to the Head Office at the above address.

Application Form

General Requirements of Eligibility

  1. The applicant must be a resident of ANTIGONISH, GUYSBOROUGH, PICTOU, INVERNESS, VICTORIA, RICHMOND, CAPE BRETON, COLCHESTER, CUMBERLAND, HANTS, OR HALIFAX County.
  2. The applicant or his/her parents (guardians) must be a current policyholder of our Company.
  3. The applicant cannot be a son or daughter of any director, agent, or staff member of our Company.
  4. The applicant must show proof of acceptance or enrolment as a first time, full time student at a post secondary institute (college or university).
  5. The applicant must provide a current high school transcript.
  6. The applicant must complete an application form provided by our Company.
  7. The applicant must provide a letter of reference.
  8. The applicant must return the application form postmarked no later than April 20th to the office of: Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company, Scholarship Selection Committee, 188 Main Street, Antigonish, N.S., B2G 2B9
  9. If successful, applicants must provide via email a digitally formatted colour photo of themselves to the Company for publication.
  10. The applicant must not have received any prior scholarship award from our Company (Individuals can only receive one (1) scholarship from our Company).
  11. Incomplete and / or late applications will not be considered.
  12. If successful, applicants must provide via email direct deposit information in order to receive funds electronically.

2021 Scholarship Recipients

Madison Chisholm
École Acadienne de Pomquet

Accepted at
Acadia University

Julia Crawford
Amherst Regional High School

Accepted at
Operating Engineers Training Institute of N.B. Inc.

Lauren DeCoste
Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School

Accepted at
St. Francis Xavier University

Lisa Duykers
Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School

Accepted at
NSCC Strait Area Campus

David LeBlanc
Riverview Rural High School

Accepted at
Université de Moncton

Anna MacGillivray
Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School

Accepted at
St. Francis Xavier University

Todd Sampson
École Acadienne de Pomquet

Accepted at
NSCC Strait Area Campus

Bryce Thomson
Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School

Accepted at
University of Prince Edward Island

Request a Donation

Antigonish Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company is committed to supporting our community through organizations, services and events that enrich the quality of life for everyone. To contact us regarding a donation to support your activity please use the following form.

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