Fleming College announces COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support students in need of financial relief

Peterborough ON – (March 30, 2020) As the COVID-19 outbreak rapidly evolves, Fleming College has created the COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support students in need of financial relief.

This fund will support a variety of student needs during this critical time, including access to equipment for online learning and alternative delivery format, transportation, food and rent. 

In the midst of this emergency, please consider donating to the COVID-19 Emergency Fund. With special thanks to Fleming’s generous donors, the fund has already secured $10,000, which will make a tremendous impact on the college community. All grant decisions from this fund will be made by Fleming’s Senior Leadership Team, who are at the front lines of this emergency and can best evaluate how to distribute funds to students in urgent need.

If you are able to make a donation to Fleming’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund, please click here. To learn more about the College’s response to COVID-19, please click here.  Thank you to those who have already made a donation. The College and the community are coming together to stop the spread of this pandemic, and will come through this stronger than ever.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact

Sara O’Halloran
Communications Officer 
sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca