Charitable & Educational Trust
Demyan Hyworon, Chair
The Purpose of the Trust
The purpose of the Trust, as outlined in the original document, is to advance the UCC’s charitable and educational activities.
The Purpose of the Trust shall be: to promote charitable, welfare, cultural, and educational activity amoung Ukrainian Canadians in accordance with the recommendations of the Presidium, (now known as Board of Directors) of the Ukrainian Canadian Committee within the meaning of the Income Tax Act pertaining to Charitable Trusts in order to ensure that every purpose for which the Trust’s funds will be used is of a charitable nature.
For information regarding charitable Projects: http://www.ucc.ca/programs/projects/
History of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Charitable and Educational Trust
The UCC Charitable and Educational Trust was officially established on April 18, 1969.
An agreement between the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, formerly known as the Ukrainian Canadian Committee, and the then called Ukrainian Canadian Committee Charitable and Educational Trust, was signed on April 29, 1969.
Signatories for the Ukrainian Canadian Committee were:
President – Dr. B. Kushnir
Vice President- Ivan Iwanchuk.
Signatories for the Ukrainian Canadian Committee Charitable and Educational Trust were:
Chairman – John H. Syrnick
Secretary – Anthony J. Yaremovich
Treasurer – Semen Romaniw