The Chemical Education Fund (CEF), the registered charity of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC), supports education in the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering, chemical technology and related disciplines. Each year, the CEF provides grants to student science conferences and symposia to assist with programming and prizes. Other grants provided this year supported chemistry shows, outreach programs, symposiums and more. Full details about the 2016 CEF grant recipients can be found at The CEF thanks the CIC members who donate annually. This generosity allows the CEF continue to sponsor an increasing number of science education programs each year.