Recent Grants

Community Grants

One-Time Community Grants – June 2023

For details about the One-Time Community Grants approved in June 2023, click on the Cause areas below or download Recent One-Time Community Grants (June 2023) [PDF].

Arts, Culture and Heritage

Organization Description Amount
ArtsJunktion Short term operating costs $75,000
Cercle Moliere Inc. Upgrades to digital infrastructure $50,000
Congregation Etz Chayim Costs related to safely moving sacred objects to new Synagogue site $5,000
Contemporary Dancers Inc. Relocation of the interior entrance doors of the Rachel Browne Theatre $15,000
Contemporary Verse 2 Inc. Short term operating costs $60,000
Dalhousie University Winnipeg and Manitoba-related components of the Black People’s History of Canada (BPHC) project $20,000
Dante Alighieri Cultural Society Inc. Short term operating costs $10,000
Graffiti Art Programming Inc 25th Anniversary Community Mural project $70,000
Gujarati Cultural Society of Manitoba Inc Bhajan Festival $7,000
Initiatives for Just Communities Inc. My Story, Our Strength $6,800
International Music Camp Man Inc. Mattress replacement $15,000
Jazz Winnipeg Inc Winnipeg International Jazz Festival $70,000
Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada Inc Jewish Communal Life in Winnipeg and the Role of Women: An Exhibit $10,000
Les amis du CCFM inc. Contract project manager position $50,000
Manitoba Craft Council Growing Craft Initiative $15,000
Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre Dibaajimodaa: Community Stories and the Heritage Collection $60,000
Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society Singing our Journey: Saengerfest 2023 $10,000
Manitoba Parents for Ukrainian Education Executive Director position $15,000
National Screen Institute – Canada Relocation of NSI offices $35,000
One Trunk Theatre Saplings performance $20,000
Polycoro Inc. Executive Director transition $10,000
Prairie Fire Press, Inc. Direct mail marketing campaign $21,335
Prairie Theatre Exchange Onsite artist development opportunities $20,000
Rainbow Stage Afterlight $31,387
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Short term operating costs related to the cost of additional understudies $70,000
The Hindu Society of Manitoba Diwali Festival $18,000
The Little Opera Company Connected! $15,000
The Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts Music Equals program $25,000
The Nellie McClung Foundation Bridge funding for one year of the Executive Director position $30,000
The Rainbow Harmony Project Youth Choir $15,000
The Vintage Locomotive Society Inc. Refurbishing the interior of the former CN Emerson Station $30,000
The Winnipeg Art Gallery Equity Manager position and related programming $70,000
Theatre Projects Manitoba Co-production of End of the Line $15,000
WNDX Inc. 2023 WNDX Festival of Moving $15,000
Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg WMC McLellan Competition $5,000

Children, Youth and Families

Organization Description Amount
African Communities of Manitoba Inc. Digital literacy project $50,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg Inc. Quality assurance and accreditation secondment $55,000
Boys and Girls Club of Winnipeg Aberdeen and Polson clubs $25,000
Ecole Dieppe/Parent Advisory Council Ecole Dieppe Green Space $10,000
Elmwood Community Resource Centre and Area Association Inc. Community System Navigator staff $45,000
End Homelessness Winnipeg Inc. Gizhe Waa Tii-Si-Win Service Delivery Expo $76,450
K.I.D.S. Kids In Daycare Are Super Inc. Playground repairs $31,320
Kings Park Day Care Centre Backyard renovations $50,000
La Tablée des Chefs Kitchen Brigades $30,000
Legal Help Centre of Winnipeg IT migration and costs related to new location $57,037
Machray Day Nursery Preschool centre renovations $50,000
Main Street Project Inc. HVAC upgrade and air intake replacement $100,000
Manitoba Children’s Museum Main floor furniture $37,000
New Journey Foundation Design and development of Bernard House $20,000
On The Move Inc Cultural materials, sensory toys and supports $25,000
Pulford Community Living Services Inc. Renovation and repairs $50,000
Radisson School Before and After Program Playground renovations $41,000
Resource Assistance for Youth Inc. Street Outreach Project $100,000
Salvation Army (The Governing Council of the Salvation Army in Canada) Renovation costs $100,000
Sara Riel Inc. Case Manager position $40,000
Save the Children Canada Equipment and office furniture $24,840
SEED Winnipeg Research, review and evaluation of the Asset Building Program $45,220
St. Matthews Kids Korner Inc. Infant and preschool centre playground $50,000
Sunshine House Peer Support Coordinator position $85,980
The Native Clan Organization Low-barrier support group $75,000
The University of Manitoba Short term operating costs for SPECTRUM collaboration $90,000
Toba Centre for Children and Youth Manager of Finance and Grants position $84,000
Universal Day Care Centre Inc. Flooring replacement $7,276
Victoria Albert Daycare Inc. STEAM programming supplies and facilitators $30,000
Villa Rosa Inc. Digital Infrastructure Project (ROSE Phase 2) $29,000
Vision Impaired Resource Network (VIRN) Staff position $50,000
Volunteer Manitoba Research on post-COVID volunteerism trends and summit costs $11,000
Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Children & Youth Program Helper, Building Maintenance and Manager of Programs and Administration positions $55,345
Wayfinders Manitoba Youth-led, anti-racist mentorship and leadership program $75,000
Westgrove Children’s Centre Centre upgrades $29,332
Winnipeg Inner City Missions Inc. Commercial kitchen renovation $50,000

Environment and Animal Welfare

Organization Description Amount
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba Road to Resilience $69,850
Green Action Centre Inc. Transportation fair for older adults $22,483
International Institute for Sustainable Development Research on Winnipeg’s low-carbon building sector $47,000
Lake Winnipeg Foundation Director of Member Engagement position $75,000
Manitoba Naturalists Society Bridging the Gap program $16,000
Souris River Watershed District Short term operating costs $30,000
The Fort Whyte Foundation (FortWhyte Alive) Youth Ambassador volunteer program and Fort Whyte Farms Leadership Program $50,000

Health, Wellness and Recreation

Organization Description Amount
Athletics Canada Technical Manager position $30,000
Bethania Mennonite Personal Care Home Inc. Accessible outdoor project $32,000
Bethel Place Fridge installation and space renovation $30,000
CancerCare Manitoba Foundation Inc. Professional development $27,500
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Community symposium $10,000
Epiphany Lutheran Church, Inc. School Breakfast Project $3,000
Heartwood Healing Centre Connect & Thrive Program $43,000
Hope Centre Ministries Inc. Activity kits and video stories $18,563
I Challenge Diabetes Diabetes workshop $2,500
Knox United Church Food for All $47,500
L’Arche Winnipeg Community Navigator Program development $12,000
Luther Village Community deck $45,000
Manitoba Hospice Foundation Inc. (Palliative Manitoba) No One Dies Alone program $21,170
Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities (MLPD) Community navigational capacity project $45,485
Manitoba Possible Disability Matters Vote Campaign $55,000
Movement Centre of Manitoba 25th anniversary activities $27,000
Nine Circles Community Health Centre Strengthen local community health movement $70,000
Oyate Tipi Cumin Yape Inc. Warehouse roof replacement $36,500
PCHS Foundation System navigation support $50,000
Pembina Active Living (55+) Ring & Ride $15,000
Recovery of Hope Sliding Fee Scale program $30,000
South Winnipeg Seniors Resource Council Equipment, project items and office furniture $20,000
St. John’s Presbyterian Church Installation of new roof $40,000
St.Amant Foundation Inc. Design of signage and accessibility improvements $20,000
The Forks Foundation Urban indoor skate park $28,000
The Robb Nash Project A Living Curriculum $35,000
The Royal Life Saving Society Manitoba IT infrastructure and ergonomic office furniture $29,877
The University of Manitoba National six-day gathering in collaboration with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation $30,000
The Young Men’s and Young Women’s Christian Association of Winnipeg Renovations $30,000
Trinity United Church Renovations $60,000
Turning Leaf Community Support Services Training technology and equipment $15,000
U-Turn Parkinson’s Dance classes $29,285
Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba Equipment for VOLT Hockey Project $54,860
Victoria General Hospital Foundation Green space $41,646
Victoria’s Quilts Canada Quilts for cancer patients $4,000
Villa Cabrini Inc. Renovations to improve accessibility and safety $40,000
West Broadway Development Corporation Good Food Club staff and community consultation $34,000
Westwood Community Church – Mennonite Brethren Carpet replacement $25,000

Literacy, Education and Employment

Organization Description Amount
Carpathia School Walking School Bus $18,000
Gonzaga Middle School of Winnipeg Summer camp and leadership program $33,500
JUMP Math Pilot project to address COVID learning loss $85,000
LiteracyWorks Inc. Classroom Assistant position and employment preparation training for students $19,000
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund Breakfast program $40,000
Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba Staffing for Sam’s Place $44,939
Pan Am Clinic Foundation Medical Careers Exploration Program $50,000
Share the Magic Book Program Book vending machines $6,000
South Winnipeg Family Information Centre Read Every Day in Any Way $57,090
The Fanos Light Education and Virtues Inc. Capacity building activities $15,000
The Prince’s Trust Canada Skill Development and Employment Project $30,000
The Seven Oaks School Division Experiential Adult Learners, and Ojibwe language program $35,500
The University of Winnipeg Foundation Programming at Wii Chiiwakanak $45,000
Urban Circle Training Centre Inc. Cultural and Healing Educational Camps $70,000
Youth Employment Services Manitoba (YES) Futures Forward Special Initiatives $9,200

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

March 2023
  • Art City
  • Cercle Moliere
  • Community Unemployed Help Centre
  • Contemporary Dancers
  • FortWhyte Alive
  • Jazz Winnipeg
  • Manitoba Historical Society
  • Midwestern Rail Association
  • Neubergthal Heritage Foundation
  • Our Own Health Centre
  • Save Our Seine
  • Winnipeg Film Group

Literacy for Life Grants

April 2023, three-year grant commitments
Organization Location Description Amount
Acorn Family Place Winnipeg Music Circle and Family Literacy Activities $4,850.00
Altona & Area Family Resource Group Altona Books, Books, & More Books $5,000.00
Aulneau Renewal Centre Winnipeg Family Literacy Program $5,000.00
Bibliothèque Régionale Jolys Regional Library St Pierre-Jolys Family Literacy First Program $5,000.00
Bookmates Winnipeg Family Literacy Matters $4,725.00
CanU Canada Winnipeg CanU Learning Experiences $5,000.00
Carman Family Resource Centre Carman Alphabet Soup, Rock & Read, Family Game Day, and Books for Babies $4,000.00
Child And Family Services Of Western Manitoba Brandon ParentChild+ $5,000.00
Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Winnipeg REsidents for reADing Program (READ) $5,000.00
Clinique Youville Clinic Winnipeg Youville Community Lending Library $4,500.00
Excel Empowerment Centre Winnipeg Childminding Family Literacy $5,000.00
Flin Flon Library Board Flin Flon Read To Me $2,832.00
Friends Of The Steinbach Public Library Steinbach All-Ages Book Clubs $5,000.00
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) Winnipeg Children’s Literacy Program $5,000.00
Klinic Winnipeg Raising the Village: Supporting Parenting Through Cultural Storytelling $5,000.00
Louis Riel Institute Winnipeg St Malo Little Metis Sing With Me $5,000.00
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund – Glenwood Family Centre Winnipeg Glenwood Family Centre Literacy Program $5,000.00
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund – Victor Wyatt School Winnipeg Family Learning Nights $3,516.00
Miami Recreation And Play Spaces Miami Roland’s Love of Literacy $3,088.00
Miami Recreation And Play Spaces Miami Miami’s Love of Literacy $5,000.00
Mosaic-Newcomer Family Resources Network Winnipeg Bonding with Family Storytelling and Bookmaking $5,000.00
Nor’West Co-Op Community Health Centre Winnipeg Lit Club, Parent & Child Learn & Play, Literacy Kits for Kids $5,000.00
Pinawa Community Foundation Pinawa Family Storytime at Pinawa Public Library $3,420.00
Prairie Spirit School Winnipeg Rock & Read at Manitoba Family Resource Centre $5,000.00
Regional Connections Winkler Family Book Partners $5,000.00
South Interlake Regional Library Stonewall Toddler Time $5,000.00
Spence Neighbourhood Association Winnipeg Reading Chill Zone $5,000.00
Tupper Street Family Resource Centre Portage la Prairie Take Home Books $5,000.00
United for Literacy Winnipeg Engaging Families in Early Learning $5,000.00
University College Of The North The Pas Supper and a Book, Lunch and Literacy, Stay and Play, Family Child Read To Me $5,000.00
Villa Rosa Winnipeg Rock and Read $4,625.00
Western School Division No 47 – Morden Parent Child Resource Centre Morden Community Connections $4,995.00
Winkler Family Resource Centre Winkler Connecting Communities $4,775.00
Winnipeg Inner City Missions Winnipeg Flora House Indigenous Literacy Program $5,000.00
Winnipeg Public Library Winnipeg Welcome to the Library for Newborns and their Families $6,824.00
Winnipeg School Division – Shaughnessy Park School Winnipeg Early Learning Fundamentals $4,000.00
Woman Healing For Change Winnipeg Books, Art and Community $4,000.00

Major Capital Grants

Approved in December 2022.

Organization Program Amount
Acorn Family Place Inc. New program space $375,000
Augustine Centre  Renovations to main entrance  $100,000 
Charleswood Senior Centre Inc.  Renovations costs for new location  $100,000 
Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation Inc.  Smart Suite Technology space  $200,000 
Crescent-Fort Rouge United Church  Accessibility upgrades to community space  $100,000 
Ducks Unlimited Canada – Canards Illimites Canada  Wetland Discovery Centre renewal project  $200,000 
Friends Housing Inc.  Renovations  $100,000 
Homes for Heroes Foundation  Winnipeg Veterans Village  $300,000 
Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre Inc.  Expansion project  $300,000 
Misericordia Health Centre Foundation Inc.  Renovations at Misericordia Place  $150,000 
Mount Carmel Clinic  Ceremonial and Community gathering space  $150,000 
St. Boniface Hospital Foundation Inc.  Emergency Department redevelopment and expansion   $300,000 
Sunshine House Incorporated  Accessibility upgrades  $191,000 
The Concordia Foundation Inc.  Renovations to the Day Surgery nursing unit  $100,000 
Thrive Community Support Circle  Renovation and expansion of main location  $250,000 
Urban Shaman Inc.  Relocation to Market Lands Creative Hub  $250,000 
Video Pool Inc.  Relocation to Market Lands Creative Hub  $250,000 
Wahbung Abinoojiiag  Transitional housing project  $750,000 

Nourishing Potential Grants

Approved in June 2023.

Organization Description Amount
Andrews Street Family Centre, Inc. Food for Pritchard Place Drop-In $10,000
Bright Future Day Care Inc. Food and kitchen equipment $4,400
Brooklands Day Care Centre Incorporated Food and kitchen supplies $10,000
Central Park Child Care Food, kitchen equipment, and food handler’s training $10,000
Community Education Development Association of Winnipeg Inc. Food, kitchen equipment, and nutrition education for youth programming $10,000
Day Nursery Centre Incorporated Hot lunch program $10,000
Excel Empowerment Centre Inc. Food, kitchen equipment, and food handler’s training $10,000
Fort Whyte Foundation Inc. Food, kitchen equipment, and food handler’s training for FortWhyte Farms $10,000
Holistic Ongoing Opportunities Development – Facilitation and Management Food, kitchen supplies, food handler’s training $10,000
Horizons Children’s Centre Inc. A sanitizer $3,000
Huron Child Care Snack and hot lunch program $6,000
James Child Care Inc. Food, kitchen supplies, and food handler’s training $10,000
Kings Park Child Care Centre (Kings Park Day Care Centre Inc.) Food and kitchen equipment $10,000
Manitoba Printmakers Association Inc. Food for youth programming $6,300
New Directions For Children, Youth, Adults And Families Inc. Food and kitchen equipment for youth programs $9,809
Rahma Community and youth Centre Inc. Food, kitchen equipment, food handler’s training $9,540
Rossbrook House Inc. Food, kitchen equipment, food handler’s training $10,000
SISTARS Economic Development Co Op Inc. Food and nutrition programming for Eagle Wing Child Care Program $10,000
Spence Neighbourhood Association Inc. Food, kitchen supplies, and food handler’s training for youth programming $10,000
St. Boniface Children’s Place Food for snack and lunch programs $9,984
Sugar-N-Spice Kiddie Haven Inc Food, kitchen equipment, and nutrition programming $5,000
Univillage Preschool and Infant Centre Inc. Food and kitchen supplies $8,874
Victor Play Centre, Inc Food and kitchen equipment $8,000
Victoria Albert Day Care Inc. Food and food handler’s training $10,000
Villa Rosa Inc. Food for the Budgeting and Nutrition course $8,000
Wild Honey Children’s Centre Incorporated Food, kitchen supplies, and food handler’s training $6,632
Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport And Recreation Association Inc. (WASAC) Food and water bottles for camp $10,000
Winnipeg Inner City Missions Inc. Food, kitchen equipment, and nutrition education $10,000
Woman Healing For Change, Manitoba Inc Food, kitchen equipment, and nutrition education $7,900

29 Nourishing Potential Grants totaling $253,439.

Walking Together Grants

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

Organization Description
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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