Family & Community Services


SEED, Winnipeg
Over 3 years this grant will help marginalized people secure a variety of government benefits to which they are entitled, but which they have difficulty accessing.  It is known as the Access to Benefits program.


$75,000 
 
SEED, Winnipeg

SEED, Winnipeg

Food Matters Manitoba

Food Matters Manitoba

Manitoba Cerebral Palsy Sports Association, Winnipeg

Manitoba Cerebral Palsy Sports Association, Winnipeg

 

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Canadian CED Network, Winnipeg

West Broadway Community Ministry, Winnipeg

West Broadway Community Ministry, Winnipeg

 

Family Dynamics, Winnipeg

Family Dynamics, Winnipeg

Pembina Valley Humane Society

Pembina Valley Humane Society

Canadian Muslim Women's Institute, Winnipeg

Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute, Winnipeg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre, Beausejour

Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre, Beausejour


SMD Self-Help Clearinghouse, Winnipeg

The Clearinghouse hosts several small agencies that serve people with physical disabilities.  This grant partners with SEED Winnipeg to deliver its Access to Benefits programs to those people.


$15,000 
   

Asperger Manitoba, Winnipeg
This award has partly funded Asperger Manitoba’s biannual national conference. 


$3,000 
   

YWCA, Brandon
Serving women and children in distress is the YWCA’s mission.  Its building has undergone renovations.


$25,000 
   

Food Matters Manitoba, Winnipeg
FMM operates a community garden at the University of Manitoba to help immigrant families integrate by learning to grow food.


$5,000 
   

LITE, Winnipeg
This agency promotes the employment of marginalized people from Winnipeg’s poorest communities.  Its annual fundraiser, the Wild Blueberry Breakfast, was assisted.


$4,000 
   

Com-Span, Inc., Winnipeg
Westman Opportunities, Brandon

The residents of these group homes will enjoy the mobility of their own wheelchair vans.


$10,000
$10,000
   

South Central Committee on Family Violence, Winkler
Women and children fleeing abusive situations are served by the Committee.  A kitchen upgrade, new furniture and staffing costs have been funded.


$12,000 
   

Manitoba Cerebral Palsy Sports Association, Winnipeg
Competitive swimming is therapeutic, challenging and enjoyable for young people with cerebral palsy.  The program’s operations have been assisted.


$8,500  
   

Katie Cares, Winkler
Named after a young cancer victim, this facility near the Boundary Trails Hospital provides affordable and convenient accommodation for the families of patients.


$50,000 
   

Canadian CED Network, Winnipeg
“Spark”, a project of the Network, connects volunteer consultants with charitable organizations.  The consultants provide advice on a variety of issues.


$10,000 
   

Christmas Cheer Board of Winnipeg
     Salvation Army
     Winnipeg Harvest
     Union Gospel Mission, Winnipeg
     Siloam Mission, Winnipeg
    Christmas Cheer Funds in rural Manitoba
The foundation helps those who are helping others at Christmas.


$11,000
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8,500
   

Aulneau Renewal Centre, Winnipeg
The Centre helps families and individuals adjust to challenges.  Capital improvements and help with a new family preservation program have been funded.


$10,000 

   

Mountain Industries, Notre Dame de Lourdes
 A fully-equipped wood working shop helps developmentally challenged adults acquire skills and have meaningful jobs.  New air conditioning has been installed. 


$5,000 
   

Manitou Opera House Foundation
A community hall has been added to the historic opera house.  Interior appointments have been funded.


$10,000 
   

United Church of Canada, Winnipeg
 A community capacity builder has been hired to serve the St. Matthews Maryland and West Broadway Community ministries.  The grant is payable over 2 years.


$20,000 
   

Habitat for Humanity, Gimli
A deserving family now occupies its first home built with donations, volunteers and sweat equity.  


$10,000 
   

Family Dynamics, Winnipeg
A new photocopier will help this agency fulfill its mission with families in need.


$10,000 

   

DASCH Inc., Winnipeg
A new group home will enhance the lives of four girls living with fetal alcohol syndrome.


$30,000 

   

Pembina Valley Humane Society
This no-kill shelter has re-furbished its dog kennels.  


$5,000 
   

LITE, Inc. Winnipeg
The position of Director of Development is partly funded by this grant to help LITE pursue its mandate of promoting inner-city employment.


$15,000 
   

Blue Sky Opportunities, Altona
A new recycling facility will employ the developmentally challenged clients of Blue Sky.


$20,000 
   

Community Living, Brandon
This grant will help initiate a post-secondary educational opportunity at Brandon University for developmentally challenged clients.


$15,000 
   

Canadian Centre on Disability Studies, Winnipeg
An “emergency card” system is being developed to help people with communication challenges, and other disabilities, handle difficult circumstances.


$12,500 
   

Ukrainian Folk Arts Council & Museum, Dauphin
Heating and cooling upgrades will be made to the multi-purpose hall on the very busy grounds of Selo Ukraina.


$10,000 
   

Killarney Food Bank

An addition to its building will help the Food Bank be more effective.


$5,000 
   

Oak Table Community Ministry, Winnipeg
This ministry to street people has seen significantly  increased demand.  Various capital improvement are being pursued.


$12,000 
   

Community Foundations of Canada
The Manitoba regional, bi-annual meeting of community foundations will be held in Winnipeg.  These funds will help rural participants to attend.


$5,000 
   

Sunrise School Division, Lac du Bonnet
This pilot project will establish access to family therapy and counseling in an area needful of such services.


$13,000 
   

Gretna Prairie Centre
This community centre has received assistance to expand and pave its driveway.


$2,500 
   

Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute, Winnipeg
A new community kitchen will help the Institute serve the needs of refugees.


$15,000 
   

Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre, Beausejour
The Centre, operated by the United Church of Canada, conducts cross-cultural training.  A new commercial dishwasher has been acquired to accommodate its many patrons.


$8,000 
   

Holland Community Hall
Improvements to the commercial kitchen will help the hall serve its neighbourhood as a year round hub of activity.


$15,000 
   

West Region Child & Family Services, Erickson
Indigenous women from western Manitoba attend an annual retreat to discuss parenting and community life.


$5,000