Created in 2005, the Éloize Foundation has a three-fold mission:
- Foster the social rehabilitation of troubled youth
- Encourage young people to pursue higher-level or specialized education
- Contribute to the development of the stage arts.
If you wish to submit a project in writing, please contact Louis LeHoux by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the board of directors: Jeannot Painchaud, Louise Latreille, François Chagnon, Louis LeHoux
Organizations recently supported by the Éloize Foundation:
- Inuksiutiit Katimajiit Association, Artcirq, Igloolik
- École de cirque des Îles, Circus training workshops to counter dropping out, Îles de la Madeleine
- Madeli-Aide Foundation, Specialized Superior Studies Grant, Magdalen Islands
- Unité sans Violence, Circus workshops for youth engaged to counter intimidation and violence at school, Montréal
- Maison Emmanuel, Circus workshops for physically and/or mentally handicapped youth, Val-Morin
ArtCirq was the recipient of the very first subsidy in 2006. This organization uses its passion for the circus arts to help Inuit communities counteract the problem of youth suicide. Visit the ArtCirq website: www.artcirq.org.
École de cirque des Îles
In addition to teaching the main circus disciplines, this school offers a social support service, and trains young people in difficulty in the circus arts. Visit the École de cirque des Îles website: www.ecoledecirquedesiles.com.
Active in the Magdalen Islands, Madeli-Aide Foundation helps by:
- Supporting Magdelen Islands’ youth by granting scholarships to students who must pursue their studies off the islands
- Providing financial support for local projects that promote perseverance and academic success among young people from the Magdalen Islands.
Visit the Madeli-Aide Foundation website: www.madeli-aide.org.
Unité sans violence / Non-violence squad
The violence prevention program Unité sans violence: exprimez-vous! is an initiative of Montreal’s Police Service and Info-Crime to counter intimidation and violence experienced by young people. Visit the program page on the Info-Crime website: www.spvm.qc.ca/en/Pages/Discover-SPVM/Projects/NonViolence-Squad.
In a setting of forests, lakes and rivers, Maison Emmanuel offers a therapeutic environment for adults of all ages. Visit the Maison Emmanuel website: www.maisonemmanuel.org.
Cirque Éloize would like to thank the City of Montreal for its financial support, which facilitated the creation of the Éloize Foundation.
Our charity organization registration number: 82174 4679 RR001