The Hornby Island Educational Society (HIES) is a non-profit organization with charitable tax status whose mission is to further education and build community capacity on Hornby Island by developing, providing, and/or facilitating programs, services and activities through advocacy, coordination and collaboration. Hornby Island…


We welcome your support of our organisation and our community programs. As a non-profit society we are dependent on donations to sustain HIES, allowing us to provide a home base for the programs on our platform. If you would like to support us or one of our programs, please select the area you are most interested in helping. Thank you.

Community Programs

Community Programs are developed and offered in response to expressed community needs. Program particulars vary year to year and are developed by the Child, Youth and Community programs coordinator in conjunction with community members. Toddler Drop-In Program is for children…

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The Bruce Fairbairn Memorial Bursary

HICF and HIES are pleased to announce applications for this annual Bursary are now open.

The Bruce Fairbairn Memorial Bursary was established in 1999, in the memory of Bruce Fairbairn honoring the encouragement and support that Bruce gave to Hornby musicians.

Please see this post for details on eligibility and how to apply.

Upcoming 2022 AGM

The HIES AGM will be held November 23rd at 4:00 PM via Zoom. A link will be provided at a later date.

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The 2022 Auction

Join us for food, fun, and frolic on Saturday October 8th for the newest episode of The HIES Auction!

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Fundraiser: The Auction

FUNDRAISER: The AUCTION: Coming to you on October 8, 2022, the next episode of a loved community event. HIES would love your help. Do you or yours have items to donate to this important fundraiser formerly known as the ‘Preschool Auction”?

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