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.
The Foundation’s offices are currently closed. Staff are working remotely and are available via email – all addresses are listed 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 are able to intermittently receive and process donations via mail. You can still 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 NeedsENSURE our responsive Community Grants can support the changing needs and emerging opportunities in our community
Favourite CharitySUPPORT a charity or charities that are close to your heart
Scholarships and BursariesHELP deserving students realize their dreams. Learn more.
Programs and projects that I chooseWORK with Foundation staff to play an active role in your grant-making. Learn more (see Donor-Advised Funds).
Step 3 of 3: Choose how you want to give
On behalf of our entire community, thank you to all who have made gifts – The Winnipeg Foundation Donors [PDF]