Information during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Winnipeg Foundation wants to reassure you we are committed to working with you to support our community throughout this time of heightened risk, disruption, and uncertainty.

For details on The Foundation’s community response and support, visit our COVID-19 page.

Most Foundation staff continue to work remotely and The Foundation’s office is not accepting any outside visitors at this time. Our reception desk is open and there is someone to answer and direct phone calls during office hours or you may contact staff via email. All addresses are available on our Staff page.

Gifts are unable to be made in-person until further notice. If you wish to make a gift by cheque, we can receive and process donations via mail. You can also make a gift securely online.

How you can help

COVID-19 Community Response Fund

The impact of COVID-19 is more challenging for Winnipeg’s most vulnerable. You can help local front-line agencies provide essential support during this difficult time.

The COVID-19 Community Response Fund allows us to quickly direct funds to organizations who need it most to address their most pressing needs.

Find your BeCause

What do you care about? We care about it too!

No matter what you’re passionate about you can support it through The Winnipeg Foundation. Your generous gifts help create ‘a Winnipeg where community life flourishes for all.’ And this supports the community For Good. Forever.

So why should you choose The Winnipeg Foundation? There are a lot of great reasons!

Giving is easy

You can support your Cause the way you want in just three steps.

Step 1 of 3: Choose your cause

What are you passionate about?

Arts, Culture and Heritage
Children, Youth and Families
Environment and Animal Welfare
Health, Wellness and Recreation
Literacy, Education and Employment

Step 2 of 3: Choose how you want to help

What do you want to support?

  • Current Needs

    ENSURE our responsive Community Grants can support the changing needs and emerging opportunities in our community

  • Favourite Charity

    SUPPORT a charity or charities that are close to your heart

  • Scholarships and Bursaries

    HELP deserving students realize their dreams. Learn more.

  • Programs and projects that I choose

    WORK with Foundation staff to play an active role in your grant-making. Learn more (see Donor-Advised Funds).

How would you like to start?

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