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Let’s tell kids: ‘You Can Do It’
Let’s tell kids: ‘You Can Do It’
Inspire students to see a future that includes post-secondary education.
Our Vision
A Winnipeg where community life flourishes.
Our Mission
To be a catalyst for strengthening community well being, now and for future generations, by promoting philanthropy, creating partnerships and supporting diverse charitable organizations.

The Winnipeg Foundation fulfills this mission through:
Making wise and effective distributions to meet community needs while respecting the wishes of donors.
Providing community leadership by recognizing opportunities to serve the public good and by supporting effective responses to local needs identified by charitable organizations.
Maintaining the purchasing power of funds entrusted to The Foundation, achieving maximum returns consistent with prudent investment and assuring sound financial management practices so that the legacy created by the donor is respected in perpetuity.
Providing information about our services and being publicly accountable for our decisions.
Core Values
We Will:
Be Accessible and Inclusive
By welcoming diverse perspectives, voices and experiences.
Be Respectful in our Relationships
By collaborating with all organizations and individuals in a considerate and fair manner.
Be Transparent, Accountable and Trustworthy
By conducting our work in an honest and responsible manner.
Be Innovative and Empowering
By being creative and flexible in responding to the changing needs and challenges of the community by connecting people, ideas and resources.
Be Transformative
By recognizing and supporting opportunities to collaborate and lead with our community partners.
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