Participant in the WRENCH's Bike Bazaar, 2016

Recent Grants

Multi-Year & Major Capital Community Grants

September & November 2017 Grants

Click on any marker on this interactive map for information about the Multi-Year Community Grants approved in September and the Major Capital Community Grants approved in November.

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

Multi-Year Programming Community Grants

Community Service

Organization Description Amount
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg Big Buddy program and healthy food $90,000
The Canadian Community Economic Development Network Spark Manitoba programming $195,000
Elmwood Community Resource Centre and Area Association Youth in Elmwood Arts and Recreation (YEAR) after school drop-in program and healthy food $75,000
Resource Assistance for Youth Youth Street Outreach Program and healthy food $205,500
The Winnipeg Rotary Club Community Service Fund Peace Days $45,000


Organization Description Amount
Career Trek Career Trek Education Savings Program $60,000
Literacyworks Academic staff support $55,500
Pathways to Education Canada Pathways' Peer Helper Program, Nutrition Initiative, Summer School programs and healthy food $150,000
Sierra Leone Refugee Resettlement NYESS Coalition's Summer Learning Program, after school tutoring and healthy food $135,000
The University of Winnipeg Foundation Bright Stars Program and healthy food at Wii Chiiwaakanak $90,000
Vision Quest Conferences Youth participation at the Conference $22,500
Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Association Youth leadership development program and healthy food $75,000


Organization Description Amount
Manitoba Families for Effective Autism Treatment Autism early screening tool and parent intervention training $40,000

Arts and Culture

Organization Description Amount
Agassiz Music 2018, 2019 and 2020 Chamber Music Festivals $15,000
Art City What the World Needs Now arts programming and healthy food $75,000
Dry Cold Production 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons $15,000
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Winnipeg 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons $15,000
The University of Winnipeg Foundation Canada Project concerts and related activities $15,000
Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Architecture+Design Film Festival, presented in collaboration with Winnipeg Film Group $15,000
Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra High school education workshops $21,000
The Winnipeg Singers 2017, 2018 and 2019 concert series $15,000


Organization Description Amount
North Centennial Seniors Association of Winnipeg Transportation component of Grandma and Grandpa Swim Program $15,000

Multi-Year Capacity Building Community Grants

Community Service

Organization Description Amount
Candace House Full-time Executive Director $105,000
Centre Flavie Laurent Assistant Executive Director $150,000
Holy Names House of Peace Administrative Coordinator $116,400
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba Director of Finance position $150,000
Islamic Social Services Association Chief Operating Officer $150,000
Oak Table Community Ministry Administrative Coordinator $150,000
Sunshine House Executive Director position $150,000


Organization Description Amount
Green Action Centre Office Coordinator position $118,500
Lake Winnipeg Foundation Finance and Administration Manager $150,000

Arts and Culture

Organization Description Amount
ArtsJunktion MB Executive Director and Community Outreach Coordinator $150,000
Sarasvàti Dramatic Theatre Productions and Repertory Office Administrator $90,000
Shakespeare in the Ruins Assistant to the General Manager $75,000


Organization Description Amount
The Horse Connection/Urban Stable (The Horse Connection) Increasing hours for Program Director and Executive Director $75,000

Major Capital Community Grants

Community Service

Organization Description Amount
Jewish Community Campus of Winnipeg Upgrading security at Asper Campus $100,000
Ka Ni Kanichihk Building expansion project $300,000
Manitoba Islamic Association Capital expansion project $50,000
Siloam Mission Make Room capital project $150,000


Organization Description Amount
Fort Whyte Foundation FortWhyte Forever capital campaign (Buffalo Crossing) $500,000


Organization Description Amount
Manitoba Museum Bringing Our Stories Forward capital renewal project (Winnipeg gallery) $500,000

Arts and Culture

Organization Description Amount
Winnipeg Arts Council Major public artwork commemorating Winnipeg's 1919 General Strike $50,000

Other Grant Programs

Camp and Summer Program Grants

April 2017

Organization Amount
AboutFace Craniofacial Family Society $5,000
Action Centre Day Nursery $2,500
Art City $7,500
B'Nai B'Rith Jewish Community Camp $8,000
Boys And Girls Clubs of Winnipeg $5,000
Boys And Girls Clubs of Winnipeg $7,000
Bright Future Day Care $4,000
Brooklands Day Care Centre Incorporated $5,000
Calvary Temple Winnipeg $8,000
Camp Massad Of Manitoba $5,000
Can You Imagine Day Care Centre $2,500
Canadian Diabetes Association $5,000
Canterbury Park Day Care Inc $2,500
Carpathia Children's Centre $5,000
Catholic School Of Evangelisation $5,000
Children's Rehabilitation Foundation $10,000
Christian Reformed Church In North America - Canada Corporation $5,000
Circle of Hearts Family Support Network $7,000
Dawn & Dusk Before and After School Program $4,000
Day Nursery Centre Incorporated $4,000
Earl Grey Childrens Centre $2,500
Epiphany Children's Centre $3,500
Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church In Winnipeg $5,000
Explorer's Children's Centre $2,685
Freight House Early Learning and Care $4,250
Frontier College $6,000
Garden Grove Child Care Program $5,000
Girl Guides Of Canada Manitoba Council $6,000
Heritage Park Children's Programs $5,000
Inkster Community Child Care $4,000
Inner City Youth Alive $7,000
Islamic Social Services Association $5,000
James Child Care $2,500
Kidney Foundation of Canada $5,000
Kings Park Day Care Centre $4,200
Lake Winnipeg Mission Camp Society (Camp Arnes) $10,000
Little People's Place $5,000
Lubavitch Centre $7,500
Ma Mawi-Wi-Chi-Itata Centre $7,500
Macdonald Youth Services $1,000
Manitoba Camping Association $10,000
Manitoba Islamic Association $5,000
Manitoba School Improvement Program $5,000
Marymound $6,000
Movement Centre of Manitoba $7,500
Munroe Early Childhood Education Centre $5,000
Newcomers Employment & Education Development Services (NEEDS) $2,000
On The Move $3,000
Open Access Resource Centre $2,465
Radisson School Before And After Program $2,500
Rainbow Resource Centre $5,000
Rainbow Stage (1993) $5,000
Robertson Early Enrichment Program $2,500
Rock Lake United Church Camp $7,000
Rossbrook House $7,500
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre $7,500
Seven Oaks School Division $3,000
Sierra Leone Refugee Resettlement $5,000
Societe Franco Manitobaine $6,000
Society for Manitobans with Disabilities Foundation $10,000
Spence Neighbourhood Association $10,000
SPLASH Child Care $10,000
St. Boniface Garderie De Bambins $2,500
Stanley Knowles Children's Centre $5,000
Stars Of Promise $3,000
University of Manitoba $7,500
University of Winnipeg Foundation $5,000
University of Winnipeg Foundation $7,500
Victor Play Centre $3,000
Voyageur In School Program $4,000
West Broadway Youth Outreach $10,000
West Central Community Program $3,900
Westgrove Children's Centre $4,000
Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport And Recreation Association $10,000
Winnipeg Inner City Missions Of The Presbyterian Church In Canada $4,000
Woman Healing For Change, Manitoba $3,000
Y M H A Jewish Community Centre Of Winnipeg $5,000
YM-YWCA of Winnipeg $10,000

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

October/November 2017

Organization Location Description Amount
Altona & Area Family Resource Group Inc. Altona, Gretna, Emerson and Rosenfeld Family literacy programs $4,000
Grace Community Church Winnipeg Intergenerational literacy programs at Westgrove Learning Centre $4,000
Heritage Park Children's Programs Inc. Winnipeg Painting Rainbows intergenerational literacy program $1,570
Louis Riel Institute St. Malo St. Malo Little Metis Sing With Me $4,000
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund Winnipeg Learning Together Through Shared Experiences $4,000
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund Winnipeg Family literacy activities at Hastings School Family Centre $2,000
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund Winnipeg Intergenerational literacy programs at Ecole Varennes Family Centre $4,000
Western School Division No 47 Morden Family literacy programs at Morden Parent and Child Resource Centre $2,121
Winnipeg School Division (Children's Heritage Fund) Winnipeg Early Language Fundamentals at Shaughnessy School $4,000

Professional Development Grants

October - December 2017

Organization Description Amount
Prairie Theatre Exchange Artistic Director to mentor the incoming Artistic Director $10,000
Y E S Manitoba Management Mentorship $3,990

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