Established in 2021

For young people with Cystic Fibrosis in Nova Scotia

About the fund

Established to honour the legacy of a beloved daughter, sister, and friend, the Chantelle Lindsay Legacy Fund is intended to provide educational scholarships for students and support organizations championing healthy living for young people with Cystic Fibrosis in Nova Scotia.

Chantelle was a beautiful, happy, and carefree young woman who always had a smile on her face. Chantelle enjoyed many sports including hockey, lacrosse, and soccer. This fund will carry on Chantelle’s commitment to active living by supporting education and participation in hockey, horseback riding, swimming, soccer, dance, and more for young people living with Cystic Fibrosis.

This fund will disburse grants and scholarships to charities and other qualified donees who are actively enabling young people with Cystic Fibrosis to advance their education, keep their lungs healthy, and get involved in active living opportunities.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for a scholarship from this fund, you must be a Nova Scotian student with cystic fibrosis who is pursuing post-secondary education and embodies Chantelle’s courageous spirit.

Selection criteria

Candidates will be adjudicated upon the basis of financial need and the extent to which they embody Chantelle’s courageous and determined spirit. 

Scholarship frequency

Typically there will be at least one scholarship awarded annually, however, the Donor reserves the right to give this scholarship on a more or less frequent basis as income levels and the Foundation permit.

The deadline for applications is April 30th

Donate to the fund

If you would like to donate to this fund, donations of up to $500 can be made through the CanadaHelps donation form below. 

For donations over $500, please contact the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia office at