Don McInnes was a long time employee of Pictou Mutual Insurance Company and member of the Pictou Mutual Community Foundation board. His contributions will be further detailed. Pictou Mutual Insurance Company donated $25 000 to the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (now a part of Dalhousie University) establish a fund that would generate a scholarship in his name. Occasionally this fund is added to by other individuals / organizations who want to remember his role at PMIC and with PMCF.
Each year PMCF sends a representative to the presentation of awards banquet where the students are recognized for having earned their Scholarships.