The Heritage College Development Fund

About the Development Fund

The Heritage College Development Fund was established in June, 1996. It became a registered charity effective May 1, 1997 and was incorporated as a corporation on June 10, 1997. As a duly-registered charitable organization, the Development Fund is empowered to issue receipts for income tax purposes.

The purpose of this foundation is to solicit and administer funds through various fundraising activities in order to benefit the educational mission of Heritage College. The current focus of the foundation is the gymnasium construction project and its development. Future directions of the foundation will include advancements in technology and library collection development.


Examples of Past Activities and Initiatives

Members of the Heritage College Development Fund are pleased to announce that a total of $53,000 has been donated to Heritage College.

In 2002-2003, two major fundraising events (i.e. Walk / Run Around the Clock and Live / Silent Auction) were organized by the Development Fund. Through your support and efforts, we raised $33,000.This money was donated to Heritage College to assist with the purchase of equipment for the gymnasium complex and the Continuing Education wing.The following is a list of the major items that were purchased with the $33,000 that was raised by the Development Fund in 2002 -2003.

NEVCO Scoreboard (Gymnasium)

$11,341.47

Purchase and installation of mirrors (Studio / Fitness Room)

$ 5,292.00

Bleachers (Gymnasium)

$ 3,767.00

Olympic bench press, weights, rack and mats (Fitness Room)

$ 2,900.00

Balls, rackets, nets, carriers, etc.

$ 600.00

Heritage Hurricane logo painted on floor (Gymnasium)

$ 1,000.00

Total: $ 33,626.23

In 2003-2004, two major fundraising events (i.e. Walk / Run Around the Clock and Live / Silent Auction) were organized by the Development Fund.A total of $20,000 was raised and donated to Heritage College to assist with the purchase of equipment for the gymnasium complex and the auditorium.The following is a list of the major items that were purchased with the $20,000 that was raised by the Development Fund in 2003-2004.

NEVCO Scoreboard (Gymnasium)

$11,341.47

Purchase and installation of mirrors (Studio / Fitness Room)

$ 5,292.00

Bleachers (Gymnasium)

$ 3,767.00

Olympic bench press, weights, rack and mats (Fitness Room)

$ 2,900.00

Balls, rackets, nets, carriers, etc.

$ 600.00

Heritage Hurricane logo painted on floor (Gymnasium)

$ 1,000.00

Total: $ 33,626.23

To date, donations to the Fund have been made on behalf of the Non-Teaching Professional Union as well as the Student Associations of 1995/1996 and 1996/1997. Memorial donations were initiated by the family of Howie Hyland, a former faculty member of Physical Education who died in 1997. Additional memorial donations have been received in memory of numerous past members of the Heritage College community. The Heritage College Development Fund filed its first annual income tax return on June 30, 1998.

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