GRANTS UPDATE

These pages reflect the grants awarded subsequent to our last year end and since August 1, 2019. At our coming year end, July 31, 2020,
 these grants will form the core of our next annual report. These pages are updated regularly. Those grants marked with an asterisk ( * ) are new awards.

Family & Community Services

Inspire Community Outreach Inc., Winnipeg
ICOI is a agency that provides services to meet the needs of children, youth & families living with mental health issues and neurological/cognitive differences. This grant assisted with funding to increase the hours of the assistant director position.
$12,000
Brandon Area Community Foundation Inc.
A project that started with the Community Foundations of Canada and was undertaken by the Brandon Area Community Foundation Inc., Vital Signs 2019 was partially funded with this award.
$5,000
Good Neighbours Active Living Centre Inc., Winnipeg
GNALCI enhances the quality of life for older adults by providing programs, services and opportunities for social interaction that contribute to overall well-being and a sense of community. This grant helps with the purchase & installing of remote controlled blinds.
$6,500
Interlake Women's Resource Centre, Gimli
IWRC is a community-based resource centre that is dedicated to working with women and families. They offer programing to empower, educate and facilitate growth toward a happy healthy lifestyle. This grant helps with the purchase of audible subscriptions for their book club.
$5,000
Steinbach Community Outreach
SCO is an organization that works with the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in the Steinbach area. They serve families, single parents, and individuals of all ages and backgrounds with their basic needs and support services. This grant helps to start a free counseling program for those who are experiencing, or have experienced the trauma of poverty and homelessness.
$10,000
*Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg Inc.
BBBSW offers a variety of diverse mentoring programs, both site-based and in the community, for children and youth 6-21 years of age. This grant helps with the purchase of new chain link fencing.
$15,000
*The Salvation Army Weston Child Care Centre, Winnipeg
This Child Care Centre located in Weston (Inner City) is dedicated to bringing an ideal learning environment to a diverse neighbourhood. This grant assists with repairs for their roof at the centre.
$10,000
*Habitat for Humanity Winkler-Morden Chapter, Winkler
This Chapter builds homes for lower income families, and serves the cities of Winkler and Morden. This grant assisted with the construction of a new build in Winkler.
$10,000
*Herman Prior Senior Services Centre Inc., Portage la Prairie
HPSSC offers a number of different programs, focusing on the retired, or those 55 years of age or over. This grant helps with the centre's bathroom renovations.
$7,500

Health

Children & Youth

Education

Heritage

Arts & Culture

Winnipeg Jewish Theatre
WJT is a non-profit, Canadian, professional theatre company. Their mandate is to present of high artistic quality that broadly and reflects the rich diversity of the Jewish experience and to promote a better understanding of Jewish culture. This grant helps with the production of Narrow Bridge which premieres in 2020.
 $5,000
*Manitoba Theatre for Young People Inc.,
MTYP is a professtional theatre company devoted to young people. This grant helps with the "Take a Seat" program. This program subsidizes the cost of tickets for children to attend the productions.
$7,500
*Royal Winnipeg Ballet
The RWB mission is to enrich the human experience by teaching, creating and performing outstanding dance. This grant helps the "Sharing Dance" program to motivate Canadians of all ages to participate in free, healthy, fun and creative dance activities.
$10,000

Environment

Services for Seniors

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