Professor Gérard Gardner, Ph.D.
Professor Gérard Gardner, Ph.D.

The Bélanger-Gardner Fund, established by the late University of Montreal Professor Gérard Gardner, Ph.D. supports research pertaining to the Eastern Townships. The Bélanger-Gardner Foundation provides grants to individuals, groups or associations for research on topics related to the Eastern Townships. These projects must comply with the following protocol:

“… 2.  The income from the Fund shall be used to gather, to catalogue and to make available documents and other material relating to the discovery, the colonization, the industrial and commercial development and the evolution of the population of the Eastern Townships of Quebec.”

Research plans and budgets should be described in detail and applicants should provide any information deemed relevant to the application. The application must indicate whether sources of funding have been sought for the same project and whether any other sources of funding are anticipated. As the successful applicants may receive less that the full amount requested. The Committee will entertain requests for funding in 2023 up to $1,500.

Important: If you are submitting a project in French, please join an English summary with your request.

All detailed projects must be submitted to the committee no later than Monday, March 13, 2023. Please forward your requests to :

Bélanger-Gardner Foundation
c/o Mrs. Catherine Lavallée-Welch,
University Librarian,
Chair, Bélanger-Gardner Foundation
Bishop’s University Library
2600 College St.
Sherbrooke, Québec  J1M 1Z7

Tel: 819-822-9600 ext. 2280

For more information, contact