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News Releases & Speeches

See recent announcements and presentations by our staff and board at community events.

February 13, 2017
Welcome Place and The Winnipeg Foundation respond to influx of refugees crossing the border
The Foundation to provide $33,000 in emergency grants.

January 20, 2017
Winnipeg’s Vital Signs® kicks off
Winnipeg's Vital Signs(R) kicks off with community conversation on mental health, addictions and healing.

January 11, 2017
Manitoba charities put local spin on Canada’s 150th celebrations
Community Fund for Canada's 150th grants to help recipients develop diverse, homegrown projects.

January 05, 2017
Foundation grants $31.6 million to community in 2016
The Winnipeg Foundation celebrates record-breaking year, milestone grant at sold-out event.

May 12, 2016
Supporting rebuilding efforts in Fort McMurray
In response to the emergency in Fort McMurray, The Winnipeg Foundation is supporting twelve fellow community foundations in Alberta in their efforts to rebuild their community.

April 08, 2016
Four charities crowned Fast Pitch champs, share in grants worth $15,000
Last night's SOLD OUT Showcase a "community competition where everyone wins"

March 30, 2016
See how three minutes can make a difference
Finalists from 10 charities compete for prizes during Fast Pitch Final Showcase.

March 17, 2016
Winnipeg receives $500,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees
Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce a $500,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees to The Winnipeg Foundation.

February 17, 2016
Charitable and business sectors pair up for Fast Pitch
$20,000 on the line for charities that develop the best three minute pitch.

January 13, 2016
Foundation smashes previous granting record
The Winnipeg Foundation's granting increases by almost $5 million to $27.7 million.

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LuAnn Lovlin

LuAnn Lovlin

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