Participant in the WRENCH's Bike Bazaar, 2016

Recent Grants

Major Capital & Multi-Year Community Grants

September 2018 Grants

For details about the Multi-Year Community Grants approved in September, click on Programming or Capacity Building below or download Recent Multi-Year Community Grants (September 2018) [PDF].

November 2018 Grants

For details about the Major Capital Community Grants approved in November, click on Major Capital below or download Recent Major Capital Community Grants (November 2018) [PDF].

Multi-Year Community Grants - Programming

Three-year funding approved in September 2018.

Community Service

Organization Description Amount
Chai Immigrant Centre Friday night Chai men and women $30,000 $10,000/year
North End Community Renewal Tenant Landlord Cooperation Program $90,000 $30,000/year
North Point Douglas Women's Centre Safety program $120,000 $40,000/year
Rotary Leader Circle Youth Leadership (RLC Youth Leadership) Youth Leadership Circle $60,000 $20,000/year


Organization Description Amount

Mosaic-Newcomer Family Resources Network

Parenting support programs $60,000 $20,000/year


Organization Description Amount
West Broadway Development Good Food Club - Across Communities Project $72,000 $24,000/year

Arts and Culture

Organization Description Amount
Manitoba Arts Network Winnipeg Concerts in Care program $22,500 $7,500/year
Theatre Projects Manitoba Programming support $45,000 $15,000/year
WNDX WNDX Festival of Moving Image $30,000 $10,000/year


Organization Description Amount
MacKinnon's Y-Not? Anti-Poverty Program MaKinnon's Y-Not? Anti-Poverty Program $45,000 $15,000/year
Winnipeg Optimal Health Early Years Sports Club Summer programing for children and youth with Autism $45,000 $15,000/year

Multi-Year Community Grants - Capacity Building

Three-year funding approved in September 2018.

Community Service

Organization Description Amount
Jewish Child and Family Service Administrative Assistant $120,000 $40,000/year
Snowflake Place for Children and Youth Community Engagement Coordinator $150,000 $50,000/year
The West Central Women's Resource Centre Volunteer Coordinator and Administrative Coordinator $150,000 $50,000/year
Volunteer Manitoba Program Assistant $105,000 $35,000/year
Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Administrative Coordinator $150,000 $50,000/year


Organization Description Amount
CanU Canada Executive Director $150,000 $50,000/year
Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties Events, Communications and Outreach Coordinator $105,000 $35,000/year
SSCOPE Executive Director $90,000 $30,000/year


Organization Description Amount
Dream Factory Foundation Administrative Assistant $105,000 $35,000/year
Parinkson Canada Administrative Coordinator $80,775 $26,925/year

Arts and Culture

Organization Description Amount
Artbeat Studio Executive Assistant $150,000 $50,000/year
Rainbow Stage (1993) Assistant Executive Director $142,800 $47,600/year
Spark Arts and Disability Network Manitoba Executive Director $30,000 $10,000/year
Winnipeg Film Group Operations Manager $150,000 $50,000/year
Winnipeg Jewish Theatre Assistant Producer $96,000 $32,000/year
Winnipeg Music Festival Administrative Assistant $90,000 $30,000/year

Major Capital Community Grants

Approved in November 2018.

Organization Description Amount
Augustine United Church Oak Table component of the Augustine Centre transformation project $200,000
Canadian Mennonite University Outdoor Learning Commons of the Centre for Resilience $100,000
Klinic, Inc Renovations to expand and consolidate location $200,000
Mount Carmel Clinic Foundation Inc. Landscaping project $150,000
New Directions For Children, Youth, Adults And Families Inc. Independence Through Interdependence (ITI) Training Centre $100,000
Nor'West Co-Op Community Health Centre, Inc. Renovation of Alexander Resource Centre $100,000
North End Wellness Centre Inc. Renovation of common areas $145,000
St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre Inc. Relocation to the St. James Civic Centre $250,000
The Salvation Army Winnipeg Booth Centre Renovation of kitchen and dining room $125,000

One-Time Community Grants

May 2018 Grants

For details about the One-Time Community Grants approved in May, click on the granting areas below or download Recent One-Time Community Grants (May 2018) [PDF].

Community Service

Organization Description Amount
A Port in the Storm Inc. Furniture $30,000
Adoption Options Manitoba Inc. New tables, chairs, brochures and parade banner $5,000
Agape Table Capital renovation to move Agape Table to The Wave $94,699
Aleph-Bet Child Life Enrichment Program Inc. Fence and security access control system $15,000
Canadian Multicultural Disability Centre Inc. Continuation of the Tree of Life Program for refugee youth $15,000
Canadian Muslim Women's Institute Inc. Coalition of Cultural Communities for Families engagement of ethnocultural communities in developing culturally appropriate services $30,000
E-Quality Communication Centre Of Excellence Inc. Awareness campaign to improve the quality of healthcare for deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing individuals $15,000
Finding Freedom Inc. RE:ACT services in Winnipeg $22,500
Future Hope Inc. Next Step program $25,000
Hope Centre Ministries Inc. Redevelopment of a new website and communication tools that would support sharing disability resources to families and individuals from different religous backgrounds $15,000
Inkster Community Child Care Inc. New flooring $13,962
K.E.E.P. Child Care Inc. New air conditioner $13,000
Knowles Centre Inc. Final phase of the parking redevelopment $20,327
Lord Roberts Children's Programs Inc. New flooring at the Lord Roberts Preschool site $23,300
Macdonald Youth Services (Sir Hugh John MacDonald Memorial Hostel) Positive Alternatives for Youth (PAY) Program $35,000
MLPD - Manitoba League Of Persons With Disabilities, Inc. Accessibility Consulting Services project $20,000
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada) Designated Driver Program in partnership with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers $5,000
Niigaanaki Day Care Centre, Inc. New appliances $17,277
O.K. Before and After School Child Care Centres Inc. Healthy food initiative $4,600
On The Move Incorporated Water way in the natural playground $6,981
Robertson Early Enrichment Program Inc. New windows at the Robertson School site $40,000
Shalom Residence Inc. Upgrading a community residence $6,188
Sistars Community Economic Development Co-Op Inc. Kitchen renovation $10,000
Spence Neighbourhood Association Inc West End 24/7 safe space for youth $50,000
Stars Of Promise Inc. New cabinets, bathroom renovation and flooring $27,000
Tamarack Rehab Inc. Communications Manager $30,000
The Duke Of Edinburgh's Award Young Canadians Challenge (Manitoba Division) Inc. Youth justice project $30,000
The Manitoba Hindu Seniors Inc Meet, Eat and Greet project $9,000
Transcona Jaycees Daycare Centre Inc. Photocopier and dishwasher $6,606
Union Gospel Mission Refurbishment of the elevator at 320 Princess Street $30,000
Variety, The Children's Charity Of Manitoba, Inc. Music therapy expansion in Winnipeg $10,500
Victor Play Centre, Inc Repair work to siding $9,025
Victoria Albert Day Care Inc. Kitchen upgrades and any other priority renovations $25,000
West Broadway Community Services, Inc. Community Capacity Builder project $23,655


Organization Description Amount
Bookmates Inc. Downtown Very READ-y project $48,500
Frontier College Third year of a TRC summer literacy camp $28,000
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund Circle of Courage outdoor classroom at Darwin School $10,000
Skills Canada Manitoba Association Inc. North End trades discovery initiative $20,000
South Winnipeg Family Information Centre Inc. Updating the Teaching Responsibility youth programs $24,000
The Global Youth Education Network Society Final year of Next Up Winnipeg $5,000
The Jane Goodall Institute For Wildlife Research, Education And Conservation Roots & Shoots program in Winnipeg $20,000
The University of Winnipeg Foundation Manitoba Walls to Bridges program $39,344
Université de Saint-Boniface International conference entitled “Diverse Perspectives on Disability in a Francophone Context” $4,516
West Broadway Youth Outreach Inc. Homework and book club $25,000


Organization Description Amount
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba Inc. Phase 3 of the Dementia-Friendly Communities Initiative $40,000
Canadian Diabetes Association Travelling Diabetes resource program $15,000
Canadian Liver Foundation Liveright Health Forum in 2018 $10,000
Canadian Mental Health Association, Winnipeg Region Inc. Modifying the Bounce Back initiative to better serve Indigenous people $99,000
Club Des Petits DéJeuners Du Canada - Breakfast Club Of Can Ada Opening new school breakfast programs in Winnipeg $40,000
Faith Gardens Inc. Spiritual care at River Park Gardens Personal Care Home $10,000
FASD Life's Journey Inc. Affordable housing initiatives $50,000
Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre Inc. Computers and computers desks for activities, modifying front door for accessibility and upgrading main hall windows $21,500
Lymphedema Association of Manitoba Inc. Website revamp $8,000
Manitoba Brain Injury Association Inc. Updating communication tools and office equipment $10,000
Mary Jane's Cooking School, Inc. Flavours from Home Project $16,000
Misericordia Health Centre Foundation Inc. Recreation activities at Misericordia Place, Interim Care and PRIME $25,000
Recovery Of Hope Inc. Subsidized counselling sessions and improving data collection $30,000
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Of Canada/Societe De Leucemie & Lymphome Du Canada Series of educational sessions in Winnipeg $10,000


Organization Description Amount
Pimachiowin Aki Corp. World Heritage Site celebration, conditional on approval of Pimachiowin Aki being designated a UNESCO site $20,000
Sunny Mountain Day Care Centre (1985) Inc Preschool outdoor playground $20,000
Trout Unlimited Canada Winnipeg yellow fish road program $7,500


Organization Description Amount
Costume Museum of Canada (Dugald Costume Collection Inc.) 2018 Doors Open and Nuit Blanche exhibits $9,800
Heritage Winnipeg Corporation Doors Open Winnipeg 2018 $10,000
Kroeger Clocks Heritage Foundation Mennonite wall clocks located in Winnipeg to “The Virtual Museum of Mennonite Clocks” database $4,000
Manitoba Children's Museum Inc. Removing and replacing windows $6,750

Arts and Culture

Organization Description Amount
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Incorporated Indigenous Day Live 2018 $15,000
Art City Inc. Youth Agencies Alliance Art Show 2018: Word on the Street $15,000
Artists in Healthcare Manitoba Inc. Dance/movement program at Selkirk Mental Health Centre $33,600
Assiniboine Park Conservancy Inc. Community Outreach Initiative as part of the 2018 Summer Entertainment Series $15,500
Cercle Moliere Inc. Infrastructure and equipment needs including theatre lighting, computers, floor scrubber, office renovations, stove and van $83,331
Company Link Inc. Interdisciplinary rendition of Caryl Churchill's play “Love and Information” $5,000
Dakota Ojibway Child And Family Services Inc. Recreation, cultural and language activities for children and youth in care $40,000
Diaspora Dialogues Charitable Society Winnipeg-based programming $15,000
Forum Art Institute Replacement and upgrading of equipment $15,000
Got Bannock Incorporated 2018 Rocking the Village Concert $7,500
Jazz Winnipeg Inc. Speakeasy Media, Jazz Winnipeg's media production arm $15,000
Manitoba Association of Playwrights Inc. Facility upgrades $6,000
Manitoba Craft Council Inc. Volunteer program for the new C2 Centre for Craft $25,000
Manitoba Opera Association Inc. Planning phase of Manitoba Opera's endowment campaign $50,000
Manitoba Printmakers Association Inc. Summer showcase, exhibition and workshops for the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Manitoba Printmakers Association $7,500
Mentoring Artists For Women's Art Inc Cross-cultural craft program $8,000
Plug-In Inc. Phase One of Stages Drawing the Curtain $50,000
St. John's College Publication and distribution of the book “The Art of Don Proch” $12,000
St. Paul's College 2019 Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival $10,000
Suzuki Music Winnipeg Inc. Suzuki Music Winter Workshop for children studying string instruments $2,500
Video Pool Inc Technology-based arts project in Winnipeg with a focus on artists working with a disability $25,000
Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Inc. Podcast architectural tour $6,000
Winnipeg Centennial Folk Festival Inc. 2018 Guest for a Day program $20,000
Winnipeg Classical Guitar Society 2018-2019 concert series $7,500


Organization Description Amount
Camp Massad Of Manitoba Renovation of two older cabins $15,000
Girl Guides Of Canada Manitoba Council Renovation of the main washroom facilities at Caddy Lake Camp $10,000
Gonzaga Middle School of Winnipeg Inc. Summer Camp and Leadership program $40,000
International Music Camp Manitoba Inc. Equipment and infrastructure upgrades including audio technology equipment, computers for music composition, percussion equipment, recreation equipment and furnishings $14,000
Lake Winnipeg Mission Camp Society (Camp Arnes) Outfitting The Creators Studio with furnishings, equipment, lighting and musical instruments, $3,000
Manitoba Camping Association Inc Communications and Marketing Coordinator position $45,000
Manitoba Marathon Foundation Inc. Wooden hospitality tables $10,000
Mennonite Church Manitoba Inc. Two horses $6,000
Spence Neighbourhood Association Inc SNA sports programs $33,000

Other Grant Programs

Camp and Summer Program Grants

April 2018

Organization Amount
AboutFace Craniofacial Family Society $4,000
B'Nai B'Rith Jewish Community Camp Inc $7,500
Boys And Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Inc. $7,500
Boys And Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Inc. $3,000
Bright Future Day Care Inc. $3,500
Brooklands Day Care Centre Incorporated $5,000
Calvary Temple Winnipeg Inc. $7,500
Camp Massad Of Manitoba $7,500
Camp Quality Canada $7,500
Can You Imagine Day Care Centre Inc. $2,500
Canadian Diabetes Association $7,500
Canterbury Park Day Care Inc $2,000
Carpathia Children'S Centre Inc. $5,000
Catholic School Of Evangelisation, Inc $4,000
Central Corydon Community Centre Inc. $3,000
Children's Rehabilitation Foundation Inc. $10,000
Christian Reformed Church In North America - Canada Corporation $5,000
Circle of Hearts Family Support Network $7,500
Crestview School Children's Centre Inc. $2,000
Dakota Ojibway Child And Family Services Inc. $5,000
Dawn & Dusk Before and After School Program $4,000
Day Nursery Centre Incorporated $7,500
Earl Grey Childrens Centre Inc. $3,500
Epiphany Children's Centre Inc. $3,500
Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church In Winnipeg Inc. $2,000
Family Dynamics Inc. $7,500
Freight House Early Learning and Care Inc. $3,000
Frontier College $7,500
Garden Grove Child Care Program Inc. $4,000
Girl Guides Of Canada Manitoba Council $5,000
Heritage Park Children's Programs Inc. $5,000
Horse Connection Inc./Urban Stable (The Horse Connection Inc.) $2,125
Immigrant And Refugee Community Organization of MB $6,000
Inkster Community Child Care Inc. $3,500
Inner City Youth Alive, Inc $7,500
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship Of Canada $7,500
James Child Care Inc. $2,500
Kings Park Day Care Centre Inc. $4,000
Knowles Centre Inc. $5,000
Lake Winnipeg Mission Camp Society (Camp Arnes) $7,500
Lubavitch Centre $7,500
Ma Mawi-Wi-Chi-Itata Centre Inc. $7,500
Macdonald Youth Services $1,000
Manitoba Camping Association Inc $10,000
Manitoba Islamic Association Inc. $4,000
Mary Kardash Child Care Centre Inc. $3,500
Morrow Avenue Day Care Inc. $3,000
Movement Centre of Manitoba Inc. $7,500
Munroe Early Childhood Education Centre Inc. $5,000
Niigaanaki Day Care Centre, Inc. $3,000
On The Move Incorporated $3,000
Radisson School Before And After Program, Inc. $2,500
Rainbow Stage (1993) Inc. $5,000
Robertson Early Enrichment Program Inc. $3,000
Rock Lake United Church Camp Inc. $7,500
Rossbrook House Inc. $7,500
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Inc. $5,000
Seven Oaks School Division $3,000
Sistars Community Economic Development Co-Op Inc. $3,000
Society for Manitobans with Disabilities Foundation Inc. $7,500
SPLASH Child Care Inc. $7,500
St. Boniface Garderie De Bambins Incorporated $2,500
St. Matthews Kids Korner Inc. $2,500
St. Thomas Church $1,000
Stanley Knowles Children's Centre, Inc. $4,000
Stars Of Promise Inc. $2,500
True North Youth Foundation Inc. $5,000
University of Manitoba $7,500
University of Winnipeg Foundation $5,000
University of Winnipeg Foundation $5,000
Victor Play Centre, Inc $3,000
Victoria Albert Day Care Inc. $3,500
Voyageur In School Program Inc. $3,000
Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Inc. $5,000
West Broadway Youth Outreach Inc. $10,000
West Central Community Program Incorporated $2,500
Westgrove Children's Centre Incorporated $3,500
Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport And Recreation Association Inc. $7,500
Y M H A Jewish Community Centre Of Winnipeg Inc $7,500
YM-YWCA of Winnipeg $7,500
Youth For Christ (Winnipeg) Incorporated $5,000
Total - $404,125

Literacy for Life Grants

October 2018

Organization Location Description Amount
Canadian Muslim Women's Institute / L'institut De Femmes Canadiennes Musalmanes Winnipeg Mother and Child Literacy Program and Wiggle Giggle Munch $4,000
Flin Flon Library Board Flin Flon Tales for Tots Story Hour $4,000
Grace Community Church Winnipeg Winnipeg Westgrove Learning Centre Child Minding Program $4,000
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund Winnipeg Family literacy programming at Hastings Family Centre $1,250
Pine Creek School Division Gladstone Austin Preschool Connections parent child literacy programs $4,000
ROK Central Portage la Prairie Pre School Buddies $4,000
School District of Mystery Lake 2355 Thompson Family Literacy Night at Wapanohk Community School $4,000
The Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Winnipeg READ - Residents for Reading $4,000
The Seven Oaks School Division Winnipeg Storytime Program at Dial-a-Life Housing Complex $3,995
Western School Division No 47 Morden Family literacy programs at Morden Parent Child Resource Centre $4,000

Professional Development Grants

October - December 2018

Organization Description Amount
Art City Inc. Attendance to Senate 150 Medal ceremony for 1 staff $741
Mediation Services: A Community Resource For Conflict Resolution Inc Attendance to National Restorative Justice Symposium for 3 staff $1,500
Youth For Christ (Winnipeg) Incorporated Attendance to Mental Health First Aid course for 4 staff and volunteers $1,050

Reconciliation Grants

January 2019

Organization Description Amount
Camerata Nova Captive, a concert featuring five Indigenous composers ($6,000 per year, over three years) $18,000
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources Multi-media strategy re: decision making among local chiefs, reeves and mayors ($49,450 per year, over two years) $98,900
Dakota Ojibway Child and Family Services Collaborative project with Seven Oaks School Division regarding child welfare, delivered by Circles for Reconciliation ($34,390 per year, over two years) $68,780
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba Common Ground: fostering understanding between new Canadians and Indigenous peoples ($49,405 a year, over two years) $98,810
Islamic Social Services Association Creating connections between Muslim and Indigenous organizations ($25,000 per year, over two years) $50,000
Ka Ni Kanichihk Youth-led reconciliation projects $100,000
Lake Winnipeg Foundation Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective ($25,000 per year, over three years) $75,000
Ma Mawi-Wi-Chi-Itata Centre Dialogue and education for Indigenous, non-Indigenous and government representatives, in partnership with CUSO International ($33,300 a year over three years) $99,900
Manitoba Craft Council May the Land Remember: an exhibition focused on contemporary Indigenous beading practices ($12,500 per year, over two years) $25,000
Mentoring Artists For Women's Art Educational resources regarding the history of Indigenous women in Canada, told through contemporary artworks ($39,800 per year, over two years) $79,600
Rainbow Resource Centre Culturally relevant programming for Two-Spirit and Indigenous LGBT2SQ+ people $55,662
Red Road Lodge Story Posts: an art, education, community outreach and knowledge sharing project created by Indigenous artists ($32,500 a year, over two years) $65,000
Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre Culturally-oriented, land-based retreats for Indigenous parents working to reunite with their children ($33,333 per year, over three years) $100,000
Sarasvàti Dramatic Theatre Productions and Repertory Seven Sacred Teachings: reconciliation through storytelling ($25,000 per year, over two years) $50,000
Social Planning Council of Winnipeg Developing an Indigenous Orientation Toolkit for new Canadians and refugees ($23,250 per year, over two years) $46,500
The Diocese of Rupert's Land Healing Forest Winnipeg, a living memorial to Indigenous families affected by residential schools ($14,761 a year, over three years) $44,283
The Seven Oaks School Division Blue Thunderbird Land-Based Teachings Learning Centre ($50,000 per year, over two years) $100,000
Urban Circle Training Centre Intergenerational cultural teachings and ceremonies led by Elders ($50,000 a year, over two years) $100,000
Urban Shaman Sacred Sounds: an Indigenous languages revitalization initiative ($15,833 per year, over three years) $47,500
Westworth United Church Interfaith workshops on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to Action. $800