The Polish Heritage Foundation of Canada is a non-profit organization which was created in 1993 in order to receive and maintain funds for the purpose of supporting Polish culture and language.

All donations receive a receipt for Income Tax purposes.


Value: $1,500

Minimum of 6 scholarships to be awarded

Application deadline: October 31, 2024

Each year the Polish Heritage Foundation of Canada awards scholarships to university students of Polish background. 

Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Please read over all application criteria carefully. 

Scholarship Information

Scholarship application

Download and mail by Canada Post

Submit online

NOTE: All documents listed in the Scholarship Information in a jpeg or a pdf format, must be attached to the online application. 


Appeal 2024 CA.pdf

By eTransfer

Donations can be sent from your bank account via Interac eTransfer. 

Below are links to instructions on how to make an eTransfer:

BMO    CIBC    Lauriential Bank    National Bank

RBC    Scotia Bank    TD

By mail

Cheques may be sent to: Polish Heritage Foundation of Canada, PO Box 44063, Ottawa, ON, K1K 4P8

Donation form (Polish Heritage Foundation of Canada BN 89097 6673 RR0001) is available here

By CanadaHelps

Donations can be made through CanadaHelps.


Car donations

The Foundation accepts car donations (Cars do not have to be running. They may have missing parts or components).

Charity Car

Inheritance donations / securities

The Foundation accepts donations in any form. These can be testamentary records regarding an inheritance donation, as well as securities (shares, stocks, bonds). In order to make a donation in the above-mentioned form (or other form not described here), please contact the Foundation (phone 613 447 7535, email


General application for financial assistance is available here.


Although all information on the site has been checked thoroughly, the user should not take the accuracy of the information for granted. The PHF cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the information provided nor give a guarantee that the details are complete, accurate and current. All information provided is subject to modification, error or omission.

The PHF also disclaims all responsibility for contents appearing on third parties websites to which the site makes hyperlinks or from which it receives hyperlinks.