Friends of the LM Montgomery Institute
The Friends of the LM Montgomery Institute supports our ongoing work through fundraising and other activities. All monies raised by the Friends go directly to Institute projects; please click here to learn how you can help the Friends help us today!
About the Friends
The Friends is an all-volunteer group drawn from the ranks of Montgomery scholars and admirers across North America. This photo shows (most of) the dedicated group who came together to form the first Friends' Board at the LM Montgomery Conference in Charlottetown in June 2012.
L to R: Donna Campbell, Mary Beth Cavert, Melanie Whitfield, Kate Sutherland, Sandy Wagner, Emily Woster, Linda Boutilier, Carolyn Strom Collins, Loretta Craig Taylor, Christy Woster [not pictured: Joanne Wood]
Charter Board member Betsy Epperly could not be present for this photo, but is seen here at the same Conference, at the dedication of a UPEI plaza bearing her name.
Friends founding Board member Mary Beth Cavert maintains an online Friends of the LMMI page; the Friends were also profiled in the December 2012 issue (Part 1; pages 5 - 8) of the LM Montgomery Literary Society's Shining Scroll Newsletter.
The following levels of donor recognition have been identified by the Friends - we will recognize donors who give in one of the categories below in our "coming soon" Donor page.
$35-99: "Kindred Spirits"
$100-249: "Loyal" Friends
$250-499: "Beloved" Friends
$500 -999: "Steady" Friends
$1000+: "Lifelong" Friends
Thanks to the support and assistance of the UPEI Advancement (development) office, donations to the Friends entitle you to a charitable tax receipt. Use the appropriate button below to make your gift using our online donation service.
Canadian & Non-U.S. Donors (Canadian Tax Receipt)
U.S. Donors (US Tax Receipt)
If you would rather donate by cheque, please contact:
Kim Roach: email@example.com * 902-894-2888
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Montgomery Conference 2014 -- Call for Proposals Now Closed
Planning is already underway for the next Montgomery Conference, "L.M. Montgomery and War". This eleventh biennial offering of the Institute's International Conference will take place at UPEI June 26th - 29th, 2014. Please note that the deadline for proposals has now passed: the Conference organizers were very pleased at the overall quality of the proposals submitted, and wish to thank all those who sent in proposals for their interest.
All submissions are being reviewed now, and those who submitted proposals should be notified of the reviewers' decisions shortly.
To read the full call for proposals, click here.
We look forward to seeing you at the Conference next summer!
Introducing the Friends of the LMMI!
Launched at the 2012 LM Montgomery Institute Conference, the Friends of the LMMI works to raise funds to support the ongoing work of the Institute. Donations to the Friends of the LM Montgomery Institute can now be made online (please see the Friends of the LMMI page for directions on targeting your gift to the Friends and to make your donation today). Your gift is eligible for a tax receipt - thanks for supporting the efforts of the LMMI!
More information on donor recognition, including levels of support, as well as details on Friends-supported projects, is coming soon!