GRANTS UPDATE

These pages reflect the grants awarded subsequent to our last year end and since August 1, 2018. At our coming year end, July 31, 2019,
 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

Klinic Inc., Winnipeg
The Centre provides a full range of health related services from medical care to counseling and education. This grant helped fund renovations at 167 Sherbrooke Street.
$20,000
Somerset Villa Inc.
This Villa is a non-profit agency that assists people with special needs. This grant helped with the purchase of new appliances.
$7,500
Cooks Creek Community Centre Inc., Dugald
CCCCI provides recreational and social activities for the Cooks Creek and adjacent communities throughout Rural Municipalities of Springfield, St. Clements and Brokenhead. This grant assists the expansion of the community hall.
$12,500
Taking Charge, Winnipeg
This Centre provides programs and services to single parents and women to assist them to be more self-sufficient. This grant assists with the purchase of garden boxes, a chalkboard / whiteboard and a mural for the building.
$7,200
Niigaanaki Day Care Inc., Winnipeg
This Daycare is located in Winnipeg's inner city. This grant assists with startup funding for the "The Good Bones Project", a project to promote healthy lifestyles.
$7,500
Boyne Valley Hostel Corporation Inc., Carman
The BVHC operates the Boyne Lodge Personal Care Home and Boyne Towers in Carman. This grant helps towards landscaping costs at the new personal care home to be built.
$12,500
Diabetes Canada, Winnipeg
Diabetes Canada prevents the onset and consequences of diabetes through education and services and advocating on behalf of those living with diabetes. This grant helps expand the "Let's Talk Diabetes - School Series" in the Frontier School Division.
$10,000
LITE, Winnipeg
This agency supports inner-city initiatives that build capacity and provide jobs. This grant helps offset the costs of their annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast
$5,000
St. John's Presbyterian Church, Winnipeg
This community Church in the north end of Winnipeg offers a free program called Little Miracles Music and Play Program. This grant helped towards music instruction for preschoolers and their caregivers' payable over two years.
$5,000
Parkland Humane Society Inc., Dauphin
PHS is a Not-for-Profit organization located in the City of Dauphin which helps abused, homeless and neglected animals have a second chance at life. This grant helped to replace the dog kennels at the center.
$4,000
House of Hesed (Manitoba) Inc., Winnipeg
House of Hesed is a transitional house located in the core of Winnipeg. They provide a home to men and women living with HIV/AIDS throughout the province of Manitoba. This grant assists with carpet replacement and repairs to the air conditioning system.
$5,000
Boyne Regional Library, Carman
This library, located in a heritage building has high community use. This grant assists the renovation and expansion project of the library.
$15,000
Riverwood Church Community Inc., Winnipeg
This Church is committed to supporting the disadvantaged in the Elmwood neighbourhood. They are constructing a 40 unit supportive housing facility for homeless persons who struggle to find stable housing and remain free of addictions. This grant assists the purchase of kitchen equipment and sound equipment for the dining / common area.
$40,000
*1JustCity Inc. Winnipeg
Is an initiative of the Winnipeg Presbytery United Church to ensure the sustainability of four United Church Community Ministries in Winnipeg. These ministries include the Oak Table, North End Stella, St. Matthews Maryland and West Broadway. This grant assists with the hiring of a housing coordinator for "Just a Warm Sleep".
$10,000

Health

Canadian Virtual Hospice, Winnipeg
CVH was originally launched in 2004 and since then has grown into the most comprehensive online source of information and support on palliative care and grief in the world. This grant assists with developing a web space for Adolescents and Young Adults with advanced cancer or other life-limiting conditions.
$10,000

Education

Pathways to Education, Winnipeg
Pathways to Education Canada helps youth in low-income communities graduate from high school and successfully transition into post-secondary education or training. This grant assists with funding for the Pathways to Education program.
$10,000
South Interlake Regional Library, Stonewall
SIRL serves the RM of Rockwood, RM of Rosser, Town of Stonewall and the Town of Teulon. This grant helps with the replacement of HVAC rooftop units for the library.
$7,500
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
The Rec and Read Mentorship program works with Indigenous and non-Indigenous high school youth. This program hires university students and former youth mentors that work with these students to promote physical activity, literacy and healthy eating. This grant is payable over 2 years.
$12,500

Heritage

Ukrainian Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Sts. Vladimir and Olga, Winnipeg
This Cathedral is located in the heart of North Winnipeg. It is admired for the Byzantine-Romanesque architecture and the outstanding stained glass windows designed by the Winnipeg artist and sculptor Leo Mol. This grant helped to restore one of the stained glass windows.
$7,500
Teulon and District Museum and Historical Society, Inc., Teulon
This museum targets a population of 5000 local and surrounding residents, plus tourists. This grant helped to replace the roof of the porch of the Hunter House built in 1905 which is classified as a heritage site.
$4,650
St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Gardenton
This church is located in the RM of Stuartburn near Gardenton, Manitoba. It is the first Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Canada and it is designated as a historic site by the Federal and Manitoba Governments. This grant helps the production of a promotional DVD of this historic site.
$2,000
*Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural & Education Centre, Winnipeg
OKCEC is a public heritage institution with a mandate to preserve and share Ukrainian heritage in Canada. This grant helped with the restoration of the Ivan Bobersky's Glass Lantern Slide Collection to represent the 100th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence.
$5,000
*Westminster United Church
WUC was founded in 1892. It is a spectacular stone building that sits at the corner of Westminster and Maryland. This grant helped in replacing the front steps of the Church
$10,000

Arts & Culture

Gas Station Arts Centre, Winnipeg
The GSAC is a cultural and performing arts centre in Winnipeg. This grant is for the purchase of a new lighting board console.
 $7,500
ArtJunktion Manitoba Inc., Winnipeg
This is a community-based, charitable organization committed to redistributing reusable materials. It is a leader in environmental sustainability initiatives and in Canada's art community. This grant helps the ArtHives program.
$5,000
*West End Cultural Centre, Winnipeg
The WECC is a strong and active member in the local arts community. This grant helped to purchase energy efficient stage lighting and new seating for the centre.
$15,000