Family & Community Services


Town of Souris
A new outdoor swimming pool has been installed in Souris’ lovely Victoria Park.


$15,000

 
Pembina Valley Humane Society, Morden

Pembina Valley Humane Society, Morden

Spence Neighbourhood Association, Winnipeg

Spence Neighbourhood Association, Winnipeg

West Central Women's Resource Centre, Winnipeg

West Central Women’s Resource Centre, Winnipeg

Dauphin Friendship Centre

Dauphin Friendship Centre


Heima Er Best, Gimli
ROSE, Inc., Ste. Rose du Lac
Rolling Dale Enterprises, Rivers
These agencies serve developmentally handicapped adults. Capital projects were supported.


$25,000
$15,000
$7,500

 

Pembina Valley Humane Society, Morden
A new animal shelter has been erected in Morden to serve the surrounding municipalities.


$10,000

 

Sinclair Hall
Grandview Hall
The people of Grandview and Sinclair have built new community halls to serve the social and recreational needs of their areas.


$10,000
$25,000

 

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, Winnipeg
This grant partly funded the annual national conference of the CASP in Brandon.


$5,000

 

 

West Broadway Development Corporation, Winnipeg
Spence Neighborhood Association, Winnipeg
These agencies strive to uplift their core area neighbourhoods by providing resources to residents. Capital repairs to their buildings were performed.


$10,000
$8,000

 

Holy Names House of Peace, Winnipeg
Holy Names operates a haven for refugees and women in downtown Winnipeg. The building has been equipped with a new boiler.


$22,000

 

Alpha House Project, Winnipeg
Office furniture and capital repairs were funded with this grant. Alpha House is a shelter for abused women and their children.


$5,810

 

Keewatin/Inkster Neighbourhood Resource Council, Winnipeg
The Council is conducting research into the building of a seniors residence in the Weston area.


$5,000

 

West Central Women’s Resource Centre
Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre
Interlake Women’s Resource Centre, Gimli
These centres serve women and children who need guidance and information on a variety of subjects including parenting, nutrition, health and so on.  West Central has acquired a building, Fort Garry is improving its core area location and Interlake has developed a counselling room.


$30,000
$6,000
$2,900

 

House of Hesed, Winnipeg
New windows, fire doors and air conditioning have been partly funded for this HIV/AIDS hospice.


$9,800

 

Anna’s House, Steinbach
Anna’s House is a family resource centre dedicated to serving expectant parents and families with children up to 5 years old. It is expanding its premises.


$10,000

 

Christmas Cheer Board of Greater Winnipeg
Salvation Army Christmas Kettle, Winnipeg
Winnipeg Harvest
Union Gospel Mission, Winnipeg
LITE, Winnipeg
Christmas Cheer Funds in Rural Manitoba
The Foundation has traditionally helped agencies that are helping others at Christmas.


$10,000
$5,000
$5,000
$2,500
$3,000
$10,500

 

The Winnipeg Foundation
“Community Roots” is a magazine devoted to Manitoba’s thriving community foundation movement. It is published by the Winnipeg Foundation.


$2,500

 

El’Dad Ranch, Steinbach
Service to men with mental illness and a history of conflict with the law is the work of El’Dad. Its administrative building has been expanded.


$10,000

 

Dauphin Friendship Centre
A new convection oven will help the Centre serve its expanding food services program.


$7,000

 

Madison Memorial Lodge, Winnipeg
The Madison offers accommodation for adults living with mental illness. Building improvements were partly funded.


$8,000
 

West Broadway Development Corporation
A new van will help the WBDC deliver services to its clients in a neighbourhood of Winnipeg where incomes are low.


$10,000

 

Community Foundations of Canada, Ottawa
This two part grant will help the CFC to mount its biannual conference in 2011, and will assist Manitoba registrants in getting to the event in Vancouver.


$25,000