Help us give
away FIVE

$1,000GRANTS

every week!

Join our 100th celebrations with The Winnipeg Foundation’s Centennial River Trail Contest

Help us give away FIVE

$1,000GRANTS

every week!

You’re invited to explore the historical Forks area, find signs featuring three gold coins and enter for chance to help your favourite registered charity.

It’s easy!

  • Take a selfie at a gold coin location.
  • Post your photo on your social media.
  • Tag and follow @wpgfdn on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
  • Use the hashtag #TWF100.
  • Tell us your registered Manitoba charity of choice.

Five winners will be chosen randomly weekly.
BONUS: Contest extended and ends Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021

View Contest Details

Official Contest Rules & Regulations

  1. Eligibility: Contest is open to residents of Canada and is void where prohibited by law. Board members, board alumni and employees of The Winnipeg Foundation (“The Foundation”), and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each may participate but are not eligible to accept a Centennial River Trail Contest prize. The Centennial River Trail Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations.

  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decision of The Foundation as final and binding as it relates to the contest. The contest activities are subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws.

  3. Contest Period: Eligible entries will be accepted beginning the day the Centennial River Trail is officially opened by The Forks and ending Feb. 21, 2021 - dates are subject to change dependent on Centennial River Trail conditions and government safety protocols) (the “Contest Period”). Entries received before or after Contest Period will not be eligible.

  4. How to Enter:
    • Follow pandemic requirements and social distancing protocols as stated by Manitoba Government
    • Take a selfie at a gold coin location and post your photo on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
    • To win, an entrant must follow @wpgfdn on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
    • Each post must include the hashtag #TWF100
    • Each post must tag The Winnipeg Foundation @wpgfdn
    • Each post must also include entrant’s local registered Canadian charity of choice (Manitoba only)

    All participants must fulfill all contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of The Foundation. Follow @wpgfdn on social media and listen daily to CJNU 93.7 FM for clues on sign locations. One entry per medium (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) per sign location per week.

    (Selected entrants may only win once. Local registered Canadian charities (Manitoba only) will be eligible to win only one Centennial River Trail prize during the Contest Period.).

  5. Odds: The odds of winning depend upon the number of people who participate and will vary from week to week.

  6. Winner selection and notification: Each week, five eligible winners will be determined by a random selection process from all entries received that week, to win a one-time, $1,000 grant to their local registered Canadian charity of choice (Manitoba only). No substitutions are permitted. No charitable tax receipt will be issued to the winner for the grant made. Winners will be notified via The Winnipeg Foundation social media platforms during the Contest Period approximately two days after the closing of each weekly contest. If a winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, or fails to claim the prize within 14 days from the time recognition notification was sent, then the prize may be forfeited, and an alternate entrant will be selected. The grant in the name of the winner is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and provincial laws and regulations. Any violation of these official rules by any entrant (at The Foundation’s sole discretion) will result in disqualification and all privileges will be immediately terminated.

  7. Rights Granted by you: By participating in this activity you understand that The Foundation, anyone acting on behalf of The Foundation, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the world, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and entrant's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the contest as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.

  8. Terms: The Foundation reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Centennial River Trail Contest should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the contest. The Foundation reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any person who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Centennial River Trail activity or violates these Terms & Conditions.

    The Foundation has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the contest activities, to void entries for any reason. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the recognition activities may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, The Foundation reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  9. Limitation of Liability: By participating you agree to release and hold harmless The Foundation and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage whatsoever that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from, relating to or in connection with: (i) such participant's participation in the contest activities and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any recognition or tickets or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the contest activities; or (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the contest activities or the processing of entries.

  10. Disputes: THIS ACTIVITY IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF CANADA AND MANITOBA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in the Centennial River Trail Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this activity, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Manitoba having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

  11. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on The Winnipeg Foundation website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.

  12. List of Registered Charities: Only local registered Canadian charities in Manitoba are eligible to receive a Winnipeg Foundation Centennial River Trail grant. A list of registered Canadian charities can be found at  https://apps.cra-arc.gc.ca/ebci/hacc/srch/pub/dsplyBscSrch?request_locale=en.

  13. Coordinator: The Coordinator of the contest activities is The Winnipeg Foundation, 1350 One Lombard Place, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 0X3.

January 6, 2021.

Download The Winnipeg Foundation Centennial River Trail Contest - Rules and Regulations [PDF]

You’re invited to explore the historical Forks area, find signs featuring three gold coins and enter for chance to help your favourite registered charity.

It’s easy!

  • Take a selfie at a gold coin location.
  • Post your photo on your social media.
  • Tag and follow @wpgfdn on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
  • Use the hashtag #TWF100.
  • Tell us your registered Manitoba charity of choice.

Five winners will be chosen randomly weekly.
BONUS: Contest extended and ends Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021

View Contest Details

Official Contest Rules & Regulations

  1. Eligibility: Contest is open to residents of Canada and is void where prohibited by law. Board members, board alumni and employees of The Winnipeg Foundation (“The Foundation”), and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each may participate but are not eligible to accept a Centennial River Trail Contest prize. The Centennial River Trail Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations.

  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decision of The Foundation as final and binding as it relates to the contest. The contest activities are subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws.

  3. Contest Period: Eligible entries will be accepted beginning the day the Centennial River Trail is officially opened by The Forks and ending Feb. 21, 2021 - dates are subject to change dependent on Centennial River Trail conditions and government safety protocols) (the “Contest Period”). Entries received before or after Contest Period will not be eligible.

  4. How to Enter:
    • Follow pandemic requirements and social distancing protocols as stated by Manitoba Government
    • Take a selfie at a gold coin location and post your photo on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
    • To win, an entrant must follow @wpgfdn on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
    • Each post must include the hashtag #TWF100
    • Each post must tag The Winnipeg Foundation @wpgfdn
    • Each post must also include entrant’s local registered Canadian charity of choice (Manitoba only)

    All participants must fulfill all contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of The Foundation. Follow @wpgfdn on social media and listen daily to CJNU 93.7 FM for clues on sign locations. One entry per medium (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) per sign location per week.

    (Selected entrants may only win once. Local registered Canadian charities (Manitoba only) will be eligible to win only one Centennial River Trail prize during the Contest Period.).

  5. Odds: The odds of winning depend upon the number of people who participate and will vary from week to week.

  6. Winner selection and notification: Each week, five eligible winners will be determined by a random selection process from all entries received that week, to win a one-time, $1,000 grant to their local registered Canadian charity of choice (Manitoba only). No substitutions are permitted. No charitable tax receipt will be issued to the winner for the grant made. Winners will be notified via The Winnipeg Foundation social media platforms during the Contest Period approximately two days after the closing of each weekly contest. If a winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, or fails to claim the prize within 14 days from the time recognition notification was sent, then the prize may be forfeited, and an alternate entrant will be selected. The grant in the name of the winner is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and provincial laws and regulations. Any violation of these official rules by any entrant (at The Foundation’s sole discretion) will result in disqualification and all privileges will be immediately terminated.

  7. Rights Granted by you: By participating in this activity you understand that The Foundation, anyone acting on behalf of The Foundation, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the world, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and entrant's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the contest as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.

  8. Terms: The Foundation reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Centennial River Trail Contest should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the contest. The Foundation reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any person who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Centennial River Trail activity or violates these Terms & Conditions.

    The Foundation has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the contest activities, to void entries for any reason. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the recognition activities may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, The Foundation reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  9. Limitation of Liability: By participating you agree to release and hold harmless The Foundation and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage whatsoever that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from, relating to or in connection with: (i) such participant's participation in the contest activities and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any recognition or tickets or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the contest activities; or (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the contest activities or the processing of entries.

  10. Disputes: THIS ACTIVITY IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF CANADA AND MANITOBA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in the Centennial River Trail Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this activity, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Manitoba having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

  11. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on The Winnipeg Foundation website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.

  12. List of Registered Charities: Only local registered Canadian charities in Manitoba are eligible to receive a Winnipeg Foundation Centennial River Trail grant. A list of registered Canadian charities can be found at  https://apps.cra-arc.gc.ca/ebci/hacc/srch/pub/dsplyBscSrch?request_locale=en.

  13. Coordinator: The Coordinator of the contest activities is The Winnipeg Foundation, 1350 One Lombard Place, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 0X3.

January 6, 2021.

Download The Winnipeg Foundation Centennial River Trail Contest - Rules and Regulations [PDF]

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Find the gold coin signs

Follow @wpgfdn on social media and listen daily to CJNU 93.7 FM for clues on sign locations. Locations will be revealed on the map after the clues are shared on social media. The more signs you find, the more times you can enter.

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