Recent Grants

Community Grants

One-Time Community Grants – February 2022

For details about the One-Time Community Grants approved in September, click on the Cause areas below or download Recent One-Time Community Grants (February 2022) [PDF].

Arts, Culture and Heritage

Organization Description Amount
389 Main Street Heritage Corporation Short-term operating support for the Millennium Centre $30,000
Agassiz Music 2022 Agassiz Chamber Music Festival $5,000
Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba Accessibility Audits and Database of Winnipeg Arts Spaces $12,500
ArtsJunktion MB ReCreation Station $30,000
Association of Manitoba Museums (1972) Musetoba – Phase 2: Manitoba’s Collective Access Database $10,000
Canzona “Music of the Sister Queens” & “St John Passion” at the Winnipeg Baroque Festival $10,000
Contemporary Dancers Renovation: Washroom, Mop Closet & Lobby $10,000
Forum Art Institute Art classroom equipment $5,170
Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Archive Legacy $25,000
Gimli Film Festival Community Outreach & Inclusion Program – GIFF 2022 $10,000
Graffiti Art Programming The Community Art Kits Project $25,000
Graffiti Art Programming Wall-to-Wall Mentorship Program pt.4 $40,000
Heritage Winnipeg Corporation Short term operating support $30,000
International Music Camp Man Building Levelling & Stablization $8,350
Jazz Winnipeg 31st edition of the annual Winnipeg International Jazz Festival. $50,000
Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada Holocaust Education Centre Refurbishment Project – Technology $25,000
Les Amis du CCFM Second edition of le Patio 340: a cultural and artistic community outdoor space. $25,000
Lord Selkirk Robert Fraser Memorial Pipe Band Project Renew $3,000
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Hybrid 2021-22 musical outreach $20,000
Manitoba Children’s Museum Breaker Project $10,000
Manitoba Choral Association Choral Celebration Festival $10,000
Manitoba Craft Council Growing Craft: Cultivating Awareness, Diversity and Capacity $10,000
Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre Indigenous Languages Education Project $50,000
The Manitoba Museum Museum in Motion: Strengthening Community Engagement in the 21st Century Museum $40,000
Manitoba Opera Association Li Keur: Riel’s Heart of the North – A World Premiere Métis Opera for Manitoba Opera’s 50th Anniversary $50,000
Manitoba Printmakers Association Portable Press Community Workshop Coordinators $30,000
Manitoba Theatre for Young People Purchase of wireless microphones $20,000
Manitoba Underground Opera Operatic events $10,000
Music for Children, Carl Orff, Canada Virtual Orff Ensemble $3,000
One Trunk Theatre Summer Artist-In-Residence Program $5,000
Plug-In Plug In ICA 50th Anniversary $25,000
Polycoro Surround festival $5,000
The Rainbow Harmony Project Rainbow Harmony Project Leadership Development and Sustainability $10,000
Rainbow Stage (1993) From Community Centre to Centre Stage $35,000
Rusalka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble Rusalka 60! $10,000
The Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre Pysanka Project $20,000
The University of Winnipeg Foundation Two-Spirit Archives Development Project $15,000
The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra COVID Commemoration $40,000
The Village Conservatory The Village Conservatory Winter 2022 Production $5,000
Vision Quest Conferences Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show $20,000
Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Architecture + Design Film Festival $3,000
Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra WJO student play-along compositions and recordings. $9,000
The Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir 100th Anniversary Concert Season & Events – 2022-2023 $20,000
The Winnipeg Singers Rachmaninoff’s “Vespers” in collaboration with the Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir $5,000
Winnipeg Youth Orchestras Spring projects and Sistema Winnipeg collaboration $10,000

Children, Youth and Families

Organization Description Amount
1JustCity A Mentor Makes the Difference $68,520
Akiing Onji Foundation Returning to Our Ways $50,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Rotary Leadership Circle $15,000
Camp Massad of Manitoba Camp Massad Power Upgrade $15,000
Can You Imagine Day Care Centre Priority renovations to the front and side yards $30,000
Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute Coalition of Manitoba Cultural Communities for Families $25,000
Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute Creating Safe Spaces $30,000
Candace House Healing Haven Support Worker $35,000
Circles for Reconciliation Workshops $100,000
City of Winnipeg – Mayor’s Office Assiniboia Residential School Legacy Group $50,000
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba Cyber Improvement Strategy $43,530
Elmwood Community Resource Centre and Area Association Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations (MANSO) 5 year Strategic Planning Process $10,000
Epiphany Children’s Centre Landscaping, outdoor equipment, and emergency exit replacement $14,000
Future Hope Quixote House Community Program $35,000
Garden Grove Child Care Program Outdoor renovations $30,000
Horizons Children’s Centre Infant Program kitchen repairs $2,700
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) Common Ground Stronger Voices: Restoring Trust, Building Best Practices, and Fostering Reconciliation Within Newcomer and Indigenous Communities $45,000
Inspire Community Outreach Bridge funding $30,000
The Jubilee Fund Safe Housing for At-Risk Women in Manitoba – A Rent Guarantee Program $25,000
La Sala De Los Suenos Stabilizing to Expand $10,000
Mosaic-Newcomer Family Resources Network Newcomer Family Support Project $30,000
Native Clan Organization Manitou House Upgrading and Renovations $40,000
New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families Barrier Free Manitoba $25,000
North End Community Renewal Corporation Tenant-Landlord Cooperation (TLC) Program $25,000
North End Community Renewal Corporation Development and Community Engagement Project $40,000
North End Women’s Centre Substance Use and Mental Health Recovery Transitional Housing Program $100,000
Oyate Tipi Cumini Yape Roof Replacement $90,000
Peguis Foundation The SunLodge Village Cultural Park $60,000
Prairie Children’s Centres PCC Beaumont Kitchen Project $15,000
R.R.C. Early Childhood Centre New commercial dishwasher/sanitizer $10,000
Resource Assistance for Youth RaY Street Outreach $68,500
Social Planning Council of Winnipeg Inclusion through Art, Culture and Heritage $50,000
St. Boniface Street Links Street Links Mobile Outreach Program $20,000
The St. James-Assiniboia School Division Stevenson Pathway for Inclusion $10,000
Sunshine House Continuing Momentum $65,000
Transcona Jaycees Daycare Centre Vehicle replacement $10,000
Turning Leaf Community Support Services AEDs for Increased Safety and Health of At-Risk Participants $8,000
Victoria Albert Day Care Priority upgrades to the centre’s upstairs and outdoor space $40,000
Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Stabilizing Our Foundation $65,111
Westgrove Children’s Centre Priority centre upgrades $16,000
Wild Strawberry Children’s Centre Second-floor renovations at Ellice Avenue location $35,000

Environment and Animal Welfare

Organization Description Amount
Canadian Parks And Wilderness Society CPAWS Manitoba Nature Club – Connecting Manitobans to Nature $30,000
The Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation Roots & Shoots: Winnipeg Youth Climate Leadership Project $20,000
Makeway Charitable Society Climate Change Connection $45,000
Manitoba Naturalists Society Bridging the Gap $11,000
WCS Wildlife Conservation Society Canada Identification of Key Biodiversity Areas in Manitoba $15,000
The Winnipeg Humane Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Improving Access to Veterinary Care and Pet Supplies in Underserved Winnipeg Communities $25,000

Health, Wellness and Recreation

Organization Description Amount
The Bruce Oake Memorial Foundation Indigenous Substance Use and Addiction Healing Program $45,000
Canadian Centre for Child Protection Kids in the Know: High School Program $30,000
Canadian Mental Health Association, Manitoba and Winnipeg CMHA Peer Workforce Development Initiative $40,000
Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba Volunteer Engagement & Management Project $20,000
Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation Rehabilitation Centre for Children Community and Cultural Events Initiative $35,000
Clubhouse of Winnipeg Kitchen Equipment Upgrade $40,880
The Concordia Foundation Reviving Skills Training Post-Pandemic 2022 $20,000
D.A.S.C.H. Foundation Pembina Day Program Accessibility Project $40,000
Dream Factory Foundation Computer and IT Upgrade Project $12,500
Dying With Dignity Canada – Winnipeg Chapter Advance Care Planning workshops in Winnipeg $4,925
E-Quality Communication Centre of Excellence Technology Enhancement for Video Remote Interpreting $15,000
FASD Life’s Journey Affordable Housing Initiative for Neurodiverse Winnipeggers $45,000
Hindu Society of Manitoba Healthy mind and body among seniors $20,000
Jocelyn Hutton Foundation Hospice Home and Yard Enhancements $30,000
Jubilee Mennonite Church Community support group $6,030
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada Expanding Networks and Resources for Newly Diagnosed Individuals $10,000
The Laurel Centre Capacity Building for Sustainability $20,000
Leftovers Foundation Rescue Food YWG 2022 $50,000
MacKinnon’s Y-Not? Anti-Poverty Program Anti-Poverty Program Initiatives $15,000
Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery Winnipeg Meditation Hall Expansion $20,000
Manitoba Camping Association Community Development Coordinator $15,000
Manitoba Food Charter Preserving Knowledges: Exploring Modes of Documenting & Sharing Traditional Food Dehydration Knowledges $25,000
Manitoba Food Charter Letting Community Lead: Building A Framework of Support, Resources, and Mentorship for Community-Driven Food Security Initiatives $50,000
Manitoba Islamic Association Wellness Project for the Muslim Community $30,000
Mennonite Church Manitoba Camp Assiniboia Pandemic Recovery Plan $15,000
Neil Squire Society Makers Making Change $20,000
Nine Circles Community Health Centre Safe Space Mural $20,204
Nor’West Co-Op Community Health Centre Seven Oaks Better Access to Groceries $15,000
The Open Access Resource Centre Give a Child a Voice! $16,462
Our Own Health Centre Mentally Healthy 2SLGBTQ+ Manitobans $45,000
Recovery of Hope Sliding Fee Scale Program – Winnipeg $20,000
The Robb Nash Project A Living Curriculum – Winnipeg Schools $50,000
S.H.A.D.E. (Safe Housing And Directed Empowerment) MIRRORS: A Reflection of Immigrant Women Building Healthy Relationships $20,000
Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre Return of the Buffalo $60,000
Sara Riel Assisted Daily Living & Peer Support $45,000
Sexuality Education Resource Centre Manitoba 2SGBQ+ Cis and Trans Men’s Sexual Health Project $40,000
St Paul’s Church Community Kitchen Renewal Project $15,000
Tamarack Rehab Addictions Treatment and Recovery Outdoors $20,000
Tetra Society of North America Gizmo building in Winnipeg $5,000
Urban Stable (The Horse Connection) Short-term operating support $40,000
U-Turn Parkinson’s EMPOWER-U $25,000
Victoria’s Quilts Canada Quilts for cancer patients in Winnipeg $4,000
West Broadway Development Corporation Good Food Club Pandemic Relief 2022 $20,000

Literacy, Education and Employment

Organization Description Amount
Altered Minds Empowering with Computer Literacy $20,000
Bookmates Open a Book, Open the World: family literacy strategies to support diversity $20,000
Canadian Mennonite University Campus Accessibility $30,000
CanU Canada Social Enterprise and 10th Anniversary Stories Project $30,000
Career Trek Get Ready to Work: A Career Exploration Program for Youth in Grades 9 & 10 $45,000
Community Education Development Association of Winnipeg Newcomer Education Coalition Coordinator $50,000
Development Assistance International After School Program $12,000
The Excel Empowerment Centre TEEC – Sewing Training for Refugee Community $8,000
Frontier College Championing Literacy in Winnipeg $20,000
The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund Empowering Students to be Leaders in Reconciliation through the Legacy Schools Program $25,000
Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba Outreach Coordinator $35,000
Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties Development of Social Enterprise Model: Creating Organizational Sustainability $45,000
Neighbors Mission for Kids/Youth Enrichment Program Homeworks support and youth mental health counselling program $20,000
Newcomers Employment & Education Development Services N E E D S Safety upgrades $17,000
Pathways to Education Canada Keep Students in Winnipeg Connected to their Education $20,000
Pembina Trails School Division Educational Support Fund Oak Park Highschool Outdoor Indigenous Classroom $5,000
River East Transcona School Division Land-Based Learning Outdoor Classroom at John W. Gunn Middle School $5,000
Society for Manitobans With Disabilities (Manitoba Possible) Clean Ventures – Polished Cleaning Acquisition $45,000
The Seven Oaks School Division Nathan’s Garden at R.F. Morrison School $1,680
The Seven Oaks School Division Enhancing Indigenous outdoor spaces at O.V. Jewitt Community School $10,000
The Seven Oaks School Division The Cohort of Experiential Learners – CEAL $15,000
Start2Finish Canada The LIT Project $15,000
The University of Winnipeg Foundation Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre $45,000
Volunteer Manitoba Website renewal $7,500
Wayfinders Manitoba Gender Inclusive Washroom Renovation Project $15,000
Winnipeg School Division – Children’s Heritage Fund Shaughnessy Park Walking School Bus $12,000

Special Program Grants

2022 Adapt Grants

Approved in June 2022, these grants will help organizations build stability in an environment that requires flexibility and creativity.

Arts, Culture and Heritage
Organization Amount
Polycoro Inc. $5,000
Hinode Taiko Inc. $5,000
The Manitoba Electrical Museum Inc. $5,000
Manitoba Genealogical Society Inc. $7,500
The Little Opera Company Inc $7,500
Manitoba Underground Opera Inc. $7,500
Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library Inc. $7,500
The Rainbow Harmony Project Inc. $7,500
International Music Camp Man Inc. $10,000
Plug-In Inc $10,000
Transcona Historical Museum Inc. $10,000
Manitoba Choral Association Inc $10,000
Manitoba Printmakers Association Inc. $11,724
Association of Manitoba Museums (1972) Inc. $15,000
Jewish Federation of Winnipeg $15,000
Theatre Projects Manitoba Incorporated $20,000
Manitoba Band Association Inc. $20,000
L’Hotellerie St Norbert/Guest House Inc $25,000
Forum Art Institute $25,000
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Inc. $30,000
Winnipeg Chinese Cultural And Community Centre Corporation $30,000
Artbeat Studio Inc. $30,000
Rainbow Stage (1993) Inc. $30,000
Shakespeare in the Ruins $30,000
Art City Inc. $32,000
Manitoba Opera Association Inc. $35,000
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet $35,000
Manitoba Theatre for Young People Inc. $35,000
The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Inc. $35,000
The Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre $35,000
Prairie Theatre Exchange Inc. $40,000
Winnipeg Centennial Folk Festival Inc. $40,000
The Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir $7,500
Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba $7,500
Contemporary Dancers Inc. $8,000
Contemporary Verse 2 Inc. $15,000
Folk Arts Council Of Winnipeg, Inc. $40,000
Scandinavian Centre Inc. $4,000
Canzona Inc $7,500
Manitoba Association of Playwrights Inc. $7,500
ArtsJunktion MB Inc $10,000
Chai Folk Arts Council Inc. $10,000
Prairie Fire Press Inc. $11,800
Video Pool Inc $25,000
Hindu Society of Manitoba $30,000
Manitoba Children’s Museum Inc. $30,000
Cercle Moliere Inc. $35,000
Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre Inc. $35,000
389 Main Street Heritage Corporation $40,000
Urban Shaman Inc. $40,000
The Manitoba Museum $40,000
Children, Youth and Families
Organization Amount
Faith Gardens Inc. $2,000
Tetra Society Of North America $3,000
Wolseley Family Place Inc. $7,500
St. Matthews Non Profit Housing Inc. $10,000
Bright Beginnings For Kids $10,000
Windsor Park Children’s Care Centre Inc. $13,920
Machray Day Nursery Inc. $15,000
K.I.D.S. Kids in Day Care Are Super Inc. $15,000
Development Assistance International Inc. $15,000
Norwood Nursery School Inc. $15,000
Marymound Inc. $15,000
Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre Inc. $20,000
Donwood Manor Foundation Inc. $21,500
Esther House Inc. $22,400
The Royal Life Saving Society Canada-Manitoba Branch Inc. $25,000
Never Alone Foundation Inc. $25,000
South Winnipeg Family Information Centre Inc. $26,000
Lions Club of Winnipeg (Lions Club of Winnipeg Senior Citizens Home) $30,000
African Canadian Foundation for Culture and Economic Development Inc. $30,000
Hospitality House Refugee Ministry Inc $35,000
Clubhouse Of Winnipeg Inc. $35,000
Centre De Renouveau Aulneau Renewal Centre Inc $35,000
Augustine Centre $37,500
Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba (MCC Manitoba) $38,500
Healthy Muslim Families Inc. $40,000
The Holistic Ongoing Opportunities Development – Facilitation and Management Services Inc. $40,000
North End Women’s Centre Inc. $49,653
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) $50,000
Healthy Muslim Families Inc. $50,000
Knowles Centre Inc. $50,000
Main Street Project Inc. $50,000
Winnipeg Housing Rehabilitation Corporation $50,000
Legal Help Centre Of Winnipeg Inc. $50,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Inc. $50,000
Continuity Care Inc. $50,000
North End Community Renewal Corporation $50,000
West Broadway Youth Outreach Inc. $50,000
The Canadian Community Economic Development Network / Le Réseau Canadien De Développement Économique $50,000
Hope Centre Ministries Inc. $15,000
Westworth United Church $35,000
SISTARS Economic Development Co Op Inc. $4,500
Little People’s Place Inc. $5,000
Stanley Knowles Pre-School Center Inc $5,000
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church $10,000
Manitoba Council For International Co-Operation Inc. $10,000
Epiphany Children’s Centre Inc. $14,500
On The Move Incorporated $15,000
Jubilee Mennonite Church $16,800
Woman Healing For Change, Manitoba Inc $17,000
The Elizabeth Fry Society Of Manitoba $20,000
Ka Ni Kanichihk $21,000
Garden Grove Child Care Program $25,000
Brooklands Day Care Centre Incorporated $25,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg Inc. $25,000
The John Howard Society Of Manitoba Inc $26,238
Inspire Community Outreach Inc $30,000
Immigrant Centre Manitoba Inc. $30,000
Indigenous Family Centre Inc. $30,000
Future Hope Inc. $40,000
Rainbow Resource Centre, Inc. $40,000
Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Inc. $48,750
Ikayuqtiit Inc. $50,000
Enivornment and Animal Welfare
Organization Amount
Manitoba Eco-Network Inc /Reseau Ecologique Du Manitoba Inc $10,000
Assiniboine Park Conservancy Inc. $40,000
The Winnipeg Humane Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals $40,000
The Fort Whyte Foundation Inc. $50,000
Lake Winnipeg Foundation Inc. $50,000
Green Action Centre $50,000
A Rocha Canada $5,000
Health, Wellness and Recreation
Organization Amount
Pembina Trails Voices $7,500
St. Boniface Hospital Foundation Inc. $7,500
Agape Table $15,000
Nor’West Co-Op Community Health Centre, Inc. $20,000
Manitoba Brain Injury Association Inc. $21,000
Canadian Centre on Disability Studies Incorporated (Eviance) $25,000
Luther Village Inc. $25,000
Kidthink Children’s Mental Health Centre Inc. $30,542
Women’s Health Clinic Inc $35,000
Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba Inc. $35,000
Klinic, Inc. $35,000
Fondation Actionmarguerite Foundation Inc. $35,000
St. Raphael Wellness Centre Inc. $35,000
Vision Impaired Resource Network (VIRN) Inc. $50,000
Clan Mothers Turtle Lodge Inc. $50,000
Movement Centre of Manitoba Inc. $50,000
Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation Inc. $50,000
Good Neighbours Active Living Centre Inc. $50,000
S.H.A.D.E.(Safe Housing And Directed Empowerment) Inc. $7,500
B’nai B’rith Jewish Community Camp Inc $10,000
Osteoporosis Canada / Osteoporose Canada $10,000
The Behavioural Health Foundation Inc. $17,500
Our Own Health Centre, Inc. $20,000
Pluri-Elles (Manitoba) Inc. $20,000
Life’s Journey Inc. $20,000
Camp Massad Of Manitoba $30,000
Manitoba Cardiac Institute (Reh-Fit) Inc. $35,000
Sara Riel Inc. $35,000
Peer Connections Manitoba, Inc $35,000
U-Turn Parkinson’s Inc. $35,000
Sexuality Education Resource Centre Manitoba, Inc. $35,000
Tamarack Rehab Inc $35,000
Bethania Mennonite Personal Care Home Inc. $35,000
The Laurel Centre Inc. $35,000
Dream Factory Foundation Inc. $35,000
Pembina Active Living (55+) Inc. $36,000
Forward House Ministries Inc. $40,000
Urban Stable (The Horse Connection Inc.) $41,000
Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre Inc. $50,000
Aboriginal Health and Wellness Centre of Winnipeg Inc. $50,000
Literacy, Education and Employment
Organization Amount
Westland Foundation Inc. $15,000
The University of Winnipeg Foundation $25,000
Freedom International School Inc. $30,000
Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba, Inc. $31,500
Gonzaga Middle School of Winnipeg Inc. $50,000
Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre $17,500
Osborne Village Resource Centre $25,000
Bookmates Inc. $25,000
Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba Inc. $30,000
Opportunities for Employment Inc. $50,000
Career Trek Inc. $50,000

Camp and Summer Program Grants

May 2022
Organization Amount
A Rocha Canada $2,000
Art City $9,000
The Arthritis Society $6,000
B’nai Brith Jewish Community Camp $9,000
Brooklands Day Care Centre $8,000
Camp Massad Of Manitoba $9,000
Camp Quality Canada $9,000
Can You Imagine Day Care Centre $3,000
Canadian Diabetes Association $9,000
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind $4,000
Canterbury Park Daycare $1,500
Canu Canada $9,000
Carpathia Children’s Centre $6,000
Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation $9,000
Communities Together For Children And Families $4,000
Day Nursery Centre $7,500
Development Assistance International $6,000
Earl Grey Childrens Centre $4,000
Emu School Age Centre $3,000
Epiphany Children’s Centre $4,000
Fajer Winnipeg Educational Institute $6,000
Family Dynamics $9,000
Fort Rouge Child Care $9,000
Fort Rouge Co-Op Day Nursery $4,000
The Fort Whyte Foundation $6,000
Freight House Early Learning And Care $4,000
Garden Grove Child Care Program $9,000
Heritage Park Children’s Programs $6,000
Horizons Children’s Centre $4,000
Ikwe-Widdjiitiwin $6,500
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba $9,000
Indigenous Family Centre $9,000
Inkster Community Child Care $5,000
Inspired By Wonder $3,000
James Child Care $3,000
Kidney Foundation of Canada $7,000
Kings Park Day Care Centre $7,000
Knowles Centre $9,000
L’Hotellerie St Norbert/Guest House $3,000
Little Peoples Place $3,000
Little Saints Learning Center $1,500
Lubavitch Centre $6,000
Ma Mawi-Wi-Chi-Itata Centre $9,000
Machray Day Nursery $7,000
Manitoba Band Association $9,000
Manitoba Islamic Association $6,000
Manitoba Theatre For Young People $5,500
Mary Kardash Child Care Centre $6,000
Marymound $9,000
Mood Disorders Association Of Manitoba $9,000
Movement Centre Of Manitoba $9,000
MSIP/The Peaceful Village $9,000
Munroe Early Childhood Education Centre $9,000
Neighbors Mission for Kids $5,500
Norwood Nursery School $6,000
On The Move $7,500
Prairie Nature Children’s Centre $6,000
Prairie Strides $6,000
Radisson School Before and After Program $3,000
Rainbow Resource Centre $9,000
Rainbow Stage $4,500
Razor Back Blasts $3,000
Rossbrook House $9,000
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre $9,000
S.P.L.A.S.H. Child Care $9,000
The Salvation Army Heritage Park Temple Corps $2,000
The Seven Oaks School Division $6,000
Sistars Community Economic Development Co-Op $4,000
Spence Neighbourhood Association $9,000
St Matthews Kids Korner $5,500
St. Boniface Children’s Place $8,000
Stanley Knowles Children’s Center $6,500
Stanley Knowles Pre-School Center $4,000
The University Of Winnipeg Foundation $9,000
Univillage Preschool And Infant Centre $2,500
Victor Play Centre $3,000
Victoria Albert Daycare $8,000
Voices: Manitoba’s Youth in Care Network $6,000
Wahbung Abinoonjiiag $9,000
West Broadway Youth Outreach $9,000
Westgrove Children’s Centre $6,000
Windsor Park Children’s Care Centre $4,000
Winnipeg Inner City Missions Of The Presbyterian Church In Canada $5,000
Wolseley Family Place $5,500
Woman Healing For Change $6,000
The YMCA of Winnipeg $9,000

86 Camp & Summer Program Grants totaling $541,000.

Centennial Institute Grants

The following organizations received $15,000 grants in 2021 for projects that embellish appreciation of Manitoba’s history from diverse perspectives:

  • National Indigenous Residential School Museum of Canada
  • African Communities of Manitoba Inc.
  • Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre Corporation
  • Nor’West Co-Op Community Health Centre, Inc.
  • Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba Inc.
  • Yellowquill College Inc.
  • The WRENCH (The Winnipeg Repair Education and Cycling Hub Inc.)
  • Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM)
  • St. Amant Foundation Inc.
  • Women’s Health Clinic Inc.
  • Darlingford School Heritage Fund
  • Manitoba Historical Society

Literacy for Life Grants

June 2022
Organization Location Description Amount
Bibliothèque Régionale Jolys Regional Library – Main St. Pierre-Jolys Family Literacy First 4,819.20
Bookmates Winnipeg Leaf Through the Seasons: supporting early literacy year round 4,185.00
CanU Canada Winnipeg CanU Read, Write Share Club and Academy 5,000.00
The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Winnipeg REsidents for reADing (READ) 4,500.00
Healthy Muslim Families Winnipeg Mom and Kids Fun Hour 5,000.00
Klinic Winnipeg Raising the village: Supporting parenting through storytelling 5,000.00
Louis Riel Institute Winnipeg St Malo Little Metis Sing With Me 5,000.00
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund Winnipeg St George School Family Centre Lending Library 4,200.00
Mosaic-Newcomer Family Resources Network Incorporated Winnipeg Bonding with Family Storytelling and Bookmaking Family Literacy Program 5,000.00
Pinawa Community Foundation Pinawa Children’s Storytime 2,160.00
Société métisse historique du Manitoba / Metis Historical Society of Manitoba Winnipeg Back to Our Roots – Intergenerational Summer Camp Series 2,576.80
University College of the North The Pas Supper and a Book Lunch and Literacy Stay and Play 5,000.00
Villa Rosa Winnipeg Rock and Read 2022 4,225.00
The Western Manitoba Regional Library Brandon Storytime at the Library in Carberry, Glenboro, Hartney and Neepawa 5,000.00

14 Literacy for Life Grants totaling $61,666.00

Major Capital Grants

Approved in November 2021.

Organization Description Amount
Agape Table New, accessible location $250,000
Candace House Expand services by leasing and renovating additional space $100,000
Clan Mothers Turtle Lodge Healing Village $300,000
Deer Lodge Foundation for Geriatrics Phase 2 of Deer Lodge Centre’s Dementia Unit Project $75,000
Holy Names House of Peace Purchase current building and support its long-term sustainability $200,000
IISD Experimental Lakes Area Centre for Climate and Lake Learning $100,000
Ka Ni Kanichihk Expand space, capacity and scope of services $200,000
Ma Mawi-Wi-Chi-Itata Centre Elmwood-based Family Care Centre $500,000
Manitoba Islamic Association Roof repairs at Connections site $190,000
Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art Construction and related costs of the Centre for the Arts at the Market Lands Creative Hub. $250,000
Raising the Roof Chez Toit Renovations to vacant property and offer affordable housing in the North End $75,000
Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service Foundation New helicopter $75,000
Spence Neighbourhood Association Expand office and program space $150,000
St.Amant Foundation Phase 3 of the Stabilization Unit capital campaign $200,000
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet Phase 2 of the Campus Revitalization project $100,000
The West Central Women’s Resource Centre New transitional housing units and to renovation to current office building $500,000
The WRENCH (The Winnipeg Repair Education and Cycling Hub) Purchase and renovations to new, accessible location $250,000
Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba Build fully-accessible main washroom and shower at Camp Brereton. $100,000
West Broadway Development Corporation Community Food Centre in West Broadway, in collaboration with Klinic. $150,000
Westminster Housing Society Create new, affordable housing for the 2SLGBTQ+ community, in collaboration with West Broadway Community Organization and Rainbow Resource Centre $210,000

20 Major Capital Grants totaling $3,975,000.

Nourishing Potential Grants

Approved in June 2022.

Organization Description Amount
Art City Food and food handler’s training for summer art programming $6,550
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg Food for drop-in programming $5,000
Broadway Neighbourhood Centre Food, equipment, and training for Kids Cooking program $10,000
Brooklands Day Care Centre Daycare snacks, lunches, and equipment $10,000
Canterbury Park Day Care Food and training for snack and lunch program $5,000
Elmwood Community Resource Centre Food for HEEY program $10,000
Fort Rouge Co-Op Day Nursery Food for lunch and snack program $5,000
Garden Grove Child Care Program Food, equipment, and training for breakfast and snack program $10,000
Indigenous Family Centre Food, counter repairs, and training for Kids Club Nutrition Program $10,000
Kings Park Child Care Centre Food and equipment for snack program $10,000
Manitoba Printmakers Association Food for YOP and INKubator $3,500
Neighbors Mission for Kids/Youth Enrichment Program Food, equipment, and training for after-school programming $8,750
St. Boniface Garderie De Bambins Food, equipment, and training for snack program $9,435
Stars Of Promise Food, equipment, and training for nutrition program $10,000
Sudanese Community Humanitarian and Compassionate Church Food, disposable supplies, and training for summer programming $3,400
The Excel Empowerment Centre Food, equipment, and training for summer programming $5,662
Univillage Preschool and Infant Centre Food, equipment, and training for snack and lunch program $8,423

17 Nourishing Potential Grants totaling $130,720.

Walking Together Grants

Walking Together Grants support youth-led Truth and Reconciliation projects. To learn more, visit Walking Together Grants.

August 2022
Organization Description Amount
Ka Ni Kanichihk Butterfly Club and Sister’s Circle incorporates cultural learning and personal development through land-based teachings, ceremonies, language learning, storytelling, and dissemination of traditional knowledge from elders and knowledge keepers. $10,000
Knowles Centre Inc. Valley Gardens Middle School’s Community Connections seeks to deconstruct systemic barriers and restore a community centered, safe and inclusive space. The project will engage the school and larger community in three meaningful events that will have a lasting impact. $10,000
St. James Collegiate Sacred Peoples Circle – a group of primarily Indigenous students who want to learn more out our own culture and language and teach others about our culture and the issues both past and present that Indigenous peoples face. $8,500
Start2Finish Canada “Voices” Indigenous Reading Circle aims to give voice to Indigenous authors and promote Indigenous literacy as an approach to decolonization. The virtual event brings together Indigenous authors and 90-120 Indigenous/non-Indigenous youth/individuals, allowing authors to showcase their work and share their stories. Attendees will receive copies of their works. $9,500
The Seven Oaks School Division Indigenous Cultural Education Course’s 4th Annual Indigenous Youth Gathering – Indigenous Youth Rise Up! – in spring 2023 for over 200 students from our six high schools, to celebrate Indigenous culture and ways of learning. $10,000
Winnipeg School Division – École Waterford Springs School Breaking down a robust curriculum into entertaining “bite sized” chunks that can be accessed audibly in the form of podcasts or visually in the form of YoutTube clips. The recordings will be round table discussions led by a diverse group of students with several Indigenous Elders, and community leaders. $10,000
Total $58,000

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