The Foundation is dedicated to the people of Nova Scotia, especially to all those who worked tirelessly and heroically during the recovery of Flight SR 111 as well as the communities surrounding St. Margaretís Bay, whose lives were changed by this tragic event.

According to its charter, the Erich Burckhardt Foundation has the following goals:

1. Support of nurseries / kindergartens and homes for orphans
2. Schooling and college / university education
3. Student exchange programs
4. Medical assistance
5. Support of nursing homes.

These goals are in particular pursued by according grants and facilitated loans as well as donations.

For more detailed information about the required qualifications, the necessary documents and credentials as well as about the selection process, please refer to the application page under the category Projects & Activities.

Note: the order of the above mentioned goals does not correspond to the priorities of these goals.