About & FAQ

The Piikani Youth & Education Foundation, founded in 2004, is a not-for-profit corporation established by the Piikani Nation Chief & Council. The mandate and purpose of the Foundation are set out in accordance with provisions established in the Piikani Settlement Agreement.

The Foundation's Board of Directors meet on the 3rd Monday of every month to review application requests as well as to develop and administer programs for Piikani Nation membership.

Piikani Youth & Education Foundation Board of Directors

Sarena Provost - Chairperson Quinton Crow Shoe - Board Member

George Four Horns - Board Member Jessica Bekker - Board Member

Dr. Maurice Many Fingers - Board Member Vacant - Board Member

Che Little Leaf-Matusiak - Chief & Council Representative


Do I have to be a Piikani Nation Band Member?

Yes, you must be a registered Piikani Nation Band Member

Does every new request require an application?

Yes every request requires an application form, as well as Supporting Document or registration form.

When does the PYEF Board meet?

The PYEF board meets every third Monday of the month

What types of activities does PYEF fund?

PYEF contributes towards school fees, tutoring, school trips, recreation and athletics, Piikani Language and Culture, Literature & Fine Arts, Leadership & Entrepreneurial, Social & Personal Development & Graduation Grants for Piikani Nation members.

Do you pay school fees?

No as of March 2018, PYEF no longer pays for School Fees, and/or Trips

Does PYEF pay for school graduate fees?

No the foundation does not pay for graduation fees, but we do offer a one time graduation grant in the amount of $300.00.

What type of Support does PYEF offer and what is the monetary amount?

PYEF offers support to Piikani Nation members pursuing personal activities up to $500.00 in areas of Recreation, Social, Cultural And Educational . (21 Years and Under). Please refer to the appropriate page on this website for more information.