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The Fund
The Literacy for Life Fund supports family literacy programs in community centres and libraries across Manitoba. In addition to fostering language and reading skills, these programs help build more confident parents, stronger families, and healthier communities.
Grants Program
The Literacy for Life Fund makes grants of up to $4,000 to support family literacy programs that engage parents/caregivers and children of all ages. These grants help bring books, storytelling, healthy play and quality time to thousands of Manitobans every year.

For more information about Literacy for Life grants, click here.
Make a Gift
A gift to the Literacy for Life Fund will support family literacy programs in Manitoba and have a positive impact on our community. Gifts to the fund are permanently endowed.

Make your gift through our secure, online donation site:
Make a gift by phone:
Please call The Foundation office at (204) 944.9474 or toll-free 1.877.974.3631 (outside Winnipeg).

Make a gift by mail:
Literacy for Life Fund
The Winnipeg Foundation
1350 One Lombard Place
Winnipeg, MB, R3B 0X3
The Literacy for Life Fund is a joint initiative of Literacy Partners of Manitoba, Winnipeg Public Library and The Winnipeg Foundation.
Literacy Partners of Manitoba
Literacy Partners of Manitoba is a network of individuals and groups involved and interested in adult and family literacy in Manitoba. For more information, visit the Literacy Partners of Manitoba website.
Winnipeg Public Library
Winnipeg Public Library provides a wide variety of services to children, families and the literacy community at 20 locations throughout the city. For more information, visit the Winnipeg Public Library website.
Special Projects
On The Same Page
On The Same Page is an annual mass-reading campaign of The Winnipeg Foundation and Winnipeg Public Library to get Manitobans reading, and talking about, the same book at the same time. The program includes book giveaways, special events and promotions designed to encourage participation, inspire discussion, highlight Manitoba authors and build community.

In keeping with the spirit of the Foundation’s Literacy for Life Fund, On The Same Page encourages intergenerational, life-long literacy.

To learn more, visit On The Same Page page.
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