Cumberland Child and Youth Foundation

Background Information

Thank you for your interest in improving the lives of children and their families in Cumberland County.

These materials have been offered to help inform you of the important role CCYF plays and to aid in your application for funding.


In September 2008 the Cumberland Child Advocacy Association and the Cumberland Child and Youth Foundation were formed.

Our mission is to strengthen family and community by empowering and supporting our children and youth so they may thrive in a safe and healthy environment.

The Grant fund

The Association had allocated a set amount for grants.

                           Grant Recipients 2018

  Bright Beginnings Child Care Centre                        

  Community Sensory Space - Develop a snoezelen room for Centre use and offer it to the Community

  YMCA of Cumberland

    Community Kitchen and Garden Group The kitchen encourages community Members to come together to enjoy A meal once a     week. The YMCA garden is a place where Vegetables and fruits will be grown For use in the community kitchen, Y daycare and the   general public.