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Recent Grants

One-Time Community Grants

January 2018 Grants

Click on any marker on this interactive map for information about the One-Time Community Grants approved in January.

For details about the Multi-Year or the Major Capital Community Grants click on types below or download:

Community Service

Organization Description Amount
Bethel Mennonite Care Services Inc. Commercial oven for South Oak Inn $11,000
Beyond Borders Inc. 2018 Beyond Borders Media Awards and conference $10,000
Canadian Centre for Child Protection Inc. Commit to Kids online training $15,000
Canadian Centre on Disability Studies Incorporated Phase II of Canadian Centre on Disability Studies' Emergency Card Program, in collaboration with Inclusion Winnipeg $45,000
Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development Inc. (CAHRD) Phases 2 and 3 of Indigenous Community Plan $35,000
Chai Immigrant Centre Inc. Chai for Men and Chai for Women programming $10,000
Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation TIE Tykes program $35,000
Continuity Care Inc. Member Support and Outreach Coordinator $32,000
Discovery Children's Centre Inc. Window replacement and new patio door $20,960
Epiphany Children's Centre Inc. Fence replacement $19,000
E-Quality Communication Centre of Excellence Inc. Technical devices, recreation program support and website development at Resource Centre for Manitobans who are Deaf Blind (RCMDB) $25,601
Explore & Discover Early Learning Centre Inc. Play structure $7,000
Immigrant Centre Manitoba Inc. Settlement Facilitator $47,131
Inner City Youth Alive, Inc Renovation of the second and third floor including furniture, room finishing, and kitchen $20,000
Ma Mawi-Wi-Chi-Itata Centre Inc. Community Reconciliation Project, designed to guide the Mino Stat An project, in collaboration with Cuso $10,000
Mary Kardash Child Care Centre Inc. Highest priority equipment and toys $15,000
New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families Inc. Barrier Free Manitoba for implementation of the Accessibility for Manitobans Act $35,000
New Journey Foundation Bed Bug Program $10,000
Norshel Residential Inc. New van $10,000
OCD Centre Manitoba Inc GOAL Group (Giving Obsessive-compulsives Another Lifestyle) program $3,000
Peguis Foundation Inc. Flooring for the Sun Lodge $30,000
Pulford Community Living Services Inc. Design and build of two purpose-built homes $50,000
Rainbow Resource Centre Inc. Feasibility study on a community and housing centre for LGBT2SQ+ older adults $25,000
Societe Franco Manitobaine Young Professional Mobilization Strategy $10,000
St Benedict's Foundation Inc Highest priority facility upgrades $15,000
St. Norbert Children's Centre Inc. New flooring $25,000
Stanley Knowles Pre-School Center Inc Dishwasher and installation $8,044
Temple Shalom Manitoba Inc HVAC replacement and/or renovations $25,000
Ten Ten Sinclair Housing Inc. Renovating the Library room at 1010 Sinclair Street Building $30,000
The John Howard Society of Manitoba Inc No One Walks Alone Mentorship Project $30,000
The Navy League of Canada-Transcona Branch Two laptops and projector for education and training programs $3,000
The West Central Women's Resource Centre Inc. Transitional beds for the Project Manitouwabi $40,000
The West Central Women's Resource Centre Inc. Short-term cold weather strategy, in collaboration with Spence Neighbourhood Association & Rainbow Resource Centre $30,000
The Winnipeg Children's Access Agency, Inc. Therapeutic Access Program $50,000
Turning Leaf Community Support Services Incorporated Fundraising and marketing plan $10,000
University of Manitoba Staffing for Circles for Reconciliation $30,000
Villa Rosa Inc. Enhancing the Life Skills and Experiential Learning program at Villa Rosa, including $6,000 for healthy food $26,000
Vision Impaired Resource Network (VIRN) Inc. Coordinator salary, program costs related to volunteers, equipments, transportation/room rental for the Active Living Program, and some administration costs $17,500
Westminster Housing Society Inc. Financial and strategic plan $20,000
Willow Place Inc. Traditional Based Healing services at Willow Place $10,000
Winnipeg Presbytery - The United Church of Canada Final year of bridge funding for 1JustCity $20,000


Organization Description Amount
Anishnabe Mikinack Kinamakamik Inc. Turtle Lodge Revitalization Project $50,000
Facing History and Ourselves Teacher workshop in Winnipeg $15,000
Frontier College Developing new community partnerships in Winnipeg $5,000
Grace Community Church Adult literacy program at Westgrove Learning Centre $25,000
Indspire 2018 Soaring Indigenous Youth Empowerment Gathering $15,000
Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba Inc. Final year of Community Engagement Coordinator position $40,278
Let's Talk Science (LTS) Winnipeg outreach programs $15,000
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund Two years of Community Liaison position for the Whole School Community project $95,000
Manitoba Association of Parent Councils, Inc. Website redevelopment $6,850
Manitoba Parents for Ukrainian Education Inc. Upgrading the Manitoba Parents for Ukrainian Education website $5,000
Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba Inc. Youth Engagement and Skills Development project at Sam's Place $15,000
Newcomers Employment & Education Development Services N E E D S Inc Homework club for newcomer youth $35,000
Premier Personnel Corp Updating Premier Personnel's website $2,620
Right to Play International Second year of PLAY programming in St. Theresa Point $50,000
Start2Finish Canada Running & Reading program at two Winnipeg schools $15,000
The Salvation Army William and Catherine Booth University College Priority furniture upgrades at Booth Bistro at Booth University College $20,000
The Winnipeg Rotary Club Community Service Fund Inc Final year of Rotary Career Symposium $10,000
University of Manitoba Final year of Adopt-A-Class component of WISE Kid-Netic Energy program $10,000


Organization Description Amount
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada HeartSmart Kids program $50,000
Huntington Society of Canada Researching, producing and distributing HD Support Group Best Practices Guide $25,000
Jocelyn Hutton Foundation Inc. Community of Support Program $30,000
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada JDRF Volunteer Network $10,000
Knox United Church Rainbow Community Garden's 2018 summer project $30,000
March of Dimes Canada Aphasia camp $10,250
Our Own Health Centre, Inc. TowelTalk program $15,000
Reh-Fit Centre (Manitoba Cardiac Institute Reh-Fit Inc.) Exercise is Medicine Program $15,396
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada 2018 SBHAC health conference in Winnipeg, September $10,000
St. Matthew's-Maryland Community Ministry Two seniors programs $25,000
The Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Inc. Wi-fi hardware and installation at Children's Hospital $35,000
The Concordia Foundation Inc Concordia Joint Replacement Group Project patient interaction system $18,750
The Robb Nash Project Inc. Robb Nash Project youth concerts $15,000
University of Manitoba Manitoba Medical Service Foundation's research projects for 2018 $27,500
Victoria's Quilts Canada Quilts for cancer patients in Winnipeg $3,000
Women's Health Clinic Inc. Expansion of Whole Self Project at Edmund Partridge School $20,000


Organization Description Amount
Ducks Unlimited Canada "Marsh at Night" exhibit $20,000
Save Our Seine River Environment Inc. Highest priority elements of Seine River Enhancement Project $17,000
Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre Inc. Interior finishing of Education Centre $25,000


Organization Description Amount
Canada's National History Society Special magazine publication on history of treaties in Canada $30,000
Cathedral of Sts Vladimir and Olga Final year of support towards stained glass restoration project $12,500
Charleswood Historical Society Inc. Renovations to Caron House $16,563
La Societe Historique de Saint-Boniface Priority activities to replace existing shelving in the vault of Centre du patrimoine $30,000
National Trust for Canada Building Strength: Regenerating Places of Faith, in collaboration with Heritage Winnipeg $10,000
Ogniwo Polish Museum Society Inc. Priority improvements and/or upgrades to museum facility $5,000

Arts and Culture

Organization Description Amount
African Communities of Manitoba Inc. Project Umodja, two-day celebration of 20th anniversary $7,500
Alliance for Arts Education in Manitoba Inc Funding Diversification Consultant and Diversification Outreach Liaison $3,000
C.M.C. - Canadian Music Competitions Inc. Final year of support for Manitoba region competition $7,000
Camerata Nova Inc. Two iMACs; five crystal singing bowls; and cost for Executive Director to attend Western Sponsorship Congress $10,000
Camerata Nova Inc. Two classical early music choral concerts titled, A Tale of Two Cities $8,000
Canzona Inc Canzona's April 2018 concert, Membra Jesu Nostri $7,500
Chai Folk Arts Council Inc. Music equipment replacements $6,968
Crescent-Fort Rouge United Church Equipment upgrades, staffing and communication plans for artistic and community building hub $25,000
Dancer Transition Resource Centre Dancer Transition Resource Centre's programs in Winnipeg $5,000
Gas Station Arts Centre Inc. Red Threads of Peace project $10,000
Graffiti Arts Programming Inc. Hip Hop Project, including $4,280 for healthy food $40,000
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Inc. Celebrating MCO's 45th anniversary with two additional matinee performances $13,000
O. Koshetz Choir Inc. Choral concert featuring three local ethnic choirs $4,000
Oleg and Friends Inc. Chamber music concert featuring Jewish composers $2,000
Prairie Fire Press Inc. Special anniversary supplement, Prairie Fire at 40 $12,000
The Seven Oaks School Division Arts Centre at Collège Garden City Collegiate $20,000
Troyanda Ukrainian Dance Ensemble Inc Sixth annual Manitoba Ukrainian Dance Festival in Winnipeg $2,500
Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir Inc. Professional artist fees for 2017-2018 $7,500
Winnipeg School Division Sharing Treaties Mosaic Project at David Livingstone School $11,000
Winnipeg Studio Theatre Inc. Scholarships for youth to participate in StudioWorks programming and subsidized ticket costs for School of Rock performance $5,000
Women of Note Inc. Christmas Express and Women of Note EXPRESS outreach initiatives $2,500


Organization Description Amount
Navy League of Canada, J.R.K. Millen Branch Year-end team building weekend camp at Camp Manitou $5,000
Southlands Community Church of the Salvation Army Two new portable basketball nets $6,360
True North Youth Foundation Inc. Rope course installation at Camp Manitou $20,000
True Sport Foundation Multi-sport program for newcomer youth in Winnipeg $15,000
Winnipeg Optimal Health Early Years Sports Club Inc. Summer evening programs for teens to young adults $15,000

Other Grant Programs

Camp and Summer Program Grants

April 2018

Organization Amount
AboutFace Craniofacial Family Society $4,000
B'Nai B'Rith Jewish Community Camp Inc $7,500
Boys And Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Inc. $7,500
Boys And Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Inc. $3,000
Bright Future Day Care Inc. $3,500
Brooklands Day Care Centre Incorporated $5,000
Calvary Temple Winnipeg Inc. $7,500
Camp Massad Of Manitoba $7,500
Camp Quality Canada $7,500
Can You Imagine Day Care Centre Inc. $2,500
Canadian Diabetes Association $7,500
Canterbury Park Day Care Inc $2,000
Carpathia Children'S Centre Inc. $5,000
Catholic School Of Evangelisation, Inc $4,000
Central Corydon Community Centre Inc. $3,000
Children's Rehabilitation Foundation Inc. $10,000
Christian Reformed Church In North America - Canada Corporation $5,000
Circle of Hearts Family Support Network $7,500
Crestview School Children's Centre Inc. $2,000
Dakota Ojibway Child And Family Services Inc. $5,000
Dawn & Dusk Before and After School Program $4,000
Day Nursery Centre Incorporated $7,500
Earl Grey Childrens Centre Inc. $3,500
Epiphany Children's Centre Inc. $3,500
Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church In Winnipeg Inc. $2,000
Family Dynamics Inc. $7,500
Freight House Early Learning and Care Inc. $3,000
Frontier College $7,500
Garden Grove Child Care Program Inc. $4,000
Girl Guides Of Canada Manitoba Council $5,000
Heritage Park Children's Programs Inc. $5,000
Horse Connection Inc./Urban Stable (The Horse Connection Inc.) $2,125
Immigrant And Refugee Community Organization of MB $6,000
Inkster Community Child Care Inc. $3,500
Inner City Youth Alive, Inc $7,500
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship Of Canada $7,500
James Child Care Inc. $2,500
Kings Park Day Care Centre Inc. $4,000
Knowles Centre Inc. $5,000
Lake Winnipeg Mission Camp Society (Camp Arnes) $7,500
Lubavitch Centre $7,500
Ma Mawi-Wi-Chi-Itata Centre Inc. $7,500
Macdonald Youth Services $1,000
Manitoba Camping Association Inc $10,000
Manitoba Islamic Association Inc. $4,000
Mary Kardash Child Care Centre Inc. $3,500
Morrow Avenue Day Care Inc. $3,000
Movement Centre of Manitoba Inc. $7,500
Munroe Early Childhood Education Centre Inc. $5,000
Niigaanaki Day Care Centre, Inc. $3,000
On The Move Incorporated $3,000
Radisson School Before And After Program, Inc. $2,500
Rainbow Stage (1993) Inc. $5,000
Robertson Early Enrichment Program Inc. $3,000
Rock Lake United Church Camp Inc. $7,500
Rossbrook House Inc. $7,500
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Inc. $5,000
Seven Oaks School Division $3,000
Sistars Community Economic Development Co-Op Inc. $3,000
Society for Manitobans with Disabilities Foundation Inc. $7,500
SPLASH Child Care Inc. $7,500
St. Boniface Garderie De Bambins Incorporated $2,500
St. Matthews Kids Korner Inc. $2,500
St. Thomas Church $1,000
Stanley Knowles Children's Centre, Inc. $4,000
Stars Of Promise Inc. $2,500
True North Youth Foundation Inc. $5,000
University of Manitoba $7,500
University of Winnipeg Foundation $5,000
University of Winnipeg Foundation $5,000
Victor Play Centre, Inc $3,000
Victoria Albert Day Care Inc. $3,500
Voyageur In School Program Inc. $3,000
Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Inc. $5,000
West Broadway Youth Outreach Inc. $10,000
West Central Community Program Incorporated $2,500
Westgrove Children's Centre Incorporated $3,500
Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport And Recreation Association Inc. $7,500
Y M H A Jewish Community Centre Of Winnipeg Inc $7,500
YM-YWCA of Winnipeg $7,500
Youth For Christ (Winnipeg) Incorporated $5,000
Total - $404,125

Growing Active Kids Grants

May 2017

Organization Description MB Housing Community Amount
Art City Art programming Plessis $4,225
Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Carpathia Club Tuxedo $10,000
Frontier College Literacy programs Concordia $15,000
Nor'West Co-Op Community Health Centre The WRENCH programming Gilbert Park $7,800
River East Transcona School Division Neighbourhood gathering Concordia $1,000
YM-YWCA of Winnipeg Recreation programs Concordia $10,000

Literacy for Life Grants

February 2018

Organization Location Description Amount
Carman Family Resource Centre, Inc. Carman Literacy programs and activities; year 2 of 3 year commitment $3,500
Childrens Place Cooperative Inc. Pine Falls Family literacy projects; year 2 of 3 year commitment $4,000
Flin Flon Aboriginal Friendship Centre, Inc. Flin Flon Aboriginal Head Start Literacy Project $3,000
Gaynor Family Regional Library Selkirk Little Metis Sing with Me Program $4,000
John Howard Society Of Manitoba Inc Winnipeg Get The Story Out Program $4,000
Kelsey School Division No. 45 The Pas Family Book Club at Ecole Opasquia School $4,000
Luxton Adult Literacy Working Group Winnipeg Luxton Family Literacy Program; year 2 of 3 year commitment $4,000
Nor'West Co-Op Community Health Centre, Inc. Winnipeg Three Stars and a Wish Program $4,000
Pembina Trails School Division Educational Support Fund Winnipeg Literacy Beyond Words at École Dieppe School $3,000
Prairie Spirit School Division Manitou Growing Up Green Family Program at Manitou Parent Child Resource Center $4,000
South Interlake Regional Library Stonewall Story Time at SIRL $3,000
Winkler Family Resource Centre Winkler Community Connections literacy programs $4,000
Winnipeg Inner City Missions Of The Presbyterian Church In Canada Inc. Winnipeg Learn and Play Program (LAPP) $4,000

Professional Development Grants

January - March 2018

Organization Description Amount
Movement Centre of Manitoba Inc. Training, mentorship and job shadowing opportunities for the new Executive Director $10,000
Simaril Inc. Managers to participation in EQ-I training and mentorship $7,955

Community Fund for Canada’s 150th Grants

Organization Description Amount
360 Kids Support Services Indigenous Youth Voices, Mental Health and Hope: Winnipeg Project $15,000
Archdiocese of St. Boniface Celebrating the Legacy of Riel and the Metis $15,000
Art City Me, We, Everybody $15,000
Assiniboine Park Conservancy Belonging to the Land: Canada’s National Parks Art Exhibit $2,500
Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Multicultural Festival $3,500
Canadian Down Syndrome Society Looking Back & Ahead: Engaging Winnipeg Youth in Building Our Inclusive Future $1,080
Dalnavert Museum and Visitor Centre Postcolonial Postcards $7,000
Japanese Cultural Centre of Manitoba 2017 Asian Heritage Month Symposium 15 - Canada 150 $6,500
Literary Review of Canada Spur Winnipeg 2.0 $11,300
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Fiddlers on the Loose in Manitoba $15,000
Manitoba Children’s Museum Celebrating Aboriginal Culture! $10,000
Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library Canada 150: Craft in Red and White $4,500
Riverside Lions Charitable Foundation Sesquicentennial Community Garden $15,000
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Sarah Ballenden Theatre Production $15,000
Transcona Historical Museum Transcona Short Film Festival "Celebrating Canada Through the Eyes of Transcona" $3,000
True Sport Community Connections – Welcome to Winnipeg $15,000
VIBE Arts (previously Arts for Children and Youth) 150 Reasons We Love Canada – Manitoba $8,000
Winnipeg Architecture Foundation WPGARCH2017 – a year of architectural celebration $10,000
Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra Celebrating Canada: a big band portrait $10,000