Participant in the WRENCH's Bike Bazaar, 2016

Special Program Grants

Special Program Grants at The Winnipeg Foundation support specific programs or initiatives.

Organizations may apply to each of the Special Program Grants once per calendar year, as well as the Community Grants program. However, applications must be for different projects.

Program Description Application Due Date
Camp and Summer Program Grants Up to $10,000 for summer programming activities for disadvantaged children and youth Feb. 15
(decision in Apr.)
Literacy for Life Grants Up to $4,000 for intergenerational literacy programs; available across Manitoba
  • Feb. 1
    (decision late Feb.)
  • Jun. 1
    (decision late Jun.)
  • Oct. 1
    (decision late Oct.)
Nourishing Potential Grants Up to $10,000 for nutritious food for children and youth
  • Jun. 15
    (decision in Sept.)
  • Dec. 15
    (decision in Mar.)
Organizational Development Grants Up to $10,000 to help charitable organizations become more self-sustaining Ongoing intake
Professional Development Grants
  • Up to $1,500 for conferences, short courses and workshops
  • Up to $5,000 for advanced management training, management mentorships, and safety training for front-line workers
Ongoing intake

Grant applications open approximately six weeks before the due date.

NOTE: All grant applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on the application date. If an application date falls on a weekend or holiday, applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. of the next business day.