Recent Grants

Community Grants

One-Time Community Grants – May 2020

For details about the One-Time Community Grants approved in September, click on the Cause areas below or download Recent One-Time Community Grants (May 2020) [PDF].

Arts, Culture and Heritage

Organization Description Amount
Ace Art Inc. Art for the Future program, in collaboration with ArtsJunktion $40,000
Graffiti Art Programming Inc. Wall-to-Wall Mentorship program $50,000
Manitoba Printmakers Association Inc. Youth Outreach and INKubator Programs $20,000
Manitoba Underground Opera Inc. Manitoba Underground Opera’s 2020 Concert series and related events $15,000
Prairie to Pine Regional Council – The United Church of Canada Teulon Residence archives project $20,000
University of Manitoba Reconciliation through Education: Every Child Matters publication, a collaboration led by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation $25,000
The Winnipeg Art Gallery Phase Two of Indigenization Research Project $15,000
Winnipeg Classical Guitar Society 2020-2021 concert season $5,000

Children, Youth and Families

Organization Description Amount
Ashworth Children’s Centre Inc. Playstructure replacement $5,000
Dante Day Nursery Inc. Asbestos remediation $10,000
Epiphany Children’s Centre Inc. Playstructure replacement $20,000
Fairlane Children’s Centre Incorporated Floors replacement $20,000
Fort Rouge Child Care Programs Board, Inc. Playground replacement and upgrades $20,000
Future Hope Inc. Next Step Program $24,544
Immigrant Centre Manitoba Inc. Fourth year of Immigration Settlement Facilitator project $47,362
Inclusion Winnipeg Inc. Inclusion retreat for families with intellectual disabilities $10,400
Kings Park Day Care Centre Inc. Cabinets replacement $10,000
The Manitoba Child Care Association Inc. Management and leadership training $13,125
O.K. Before & After School Child Care Centres, Inc Energy efficient appliances for new location $20,000
R.R.C. Early Childhood Centre Inc. New dishwasher, appliances $7,000
Razor Back Blasts Inc Fencing $12,000
S.A.M. (Properties) Inc. Building capacity of non-profit housing organizations in collaboration with the Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association $35,000
Union Gospel Mission New security cameras $10,000
Victor Play Centre, Inc Mortar and brick foundation repair/replacement $6,000
Vision Impaired Resource Network (VIRN) Inc. Office move costs including new equipment and website upgrade $20,000
West Broadway Development Corporation West Broadway Community Liaison Project in collaboration with Wolseley Family Place, West Broadway Community Services Inc and Day Nursery $23,000
The Winnipeg Children’s Access Agency, Inc. Facility assessment, roof repair and security upgrade $25,000

Environment and Animal Welfare

Organization Description Amount
No grants were made during this round.

Health, Wellness and Recreation

Organization Description Amount
1JustCity Adult art programing at St Matthews Maryland Community Ministry $14,984
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba Inc. Development of collaborative pilot program for people living with dementia $11,805
Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Inc. Programming at the Aberdeen Club $23,000
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada / Fondation Des Maladies Du Coeur Et De L’avc Du Canada HeartSmart Kids classroom and family resource $50,000
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada/Fondation De La Recherche Sur Le Diabete Juvenile Canada Volunteer experiences in the juvenile diabetes community $15,000
Knox United Church Fifth year of the Rainbow Garden Project $30,000
The Laurel Centre Inc. Executive assistant $45,500
The Manitoba Association for Childbirth and Family Education Inc. Free doula services and free pre-natal classes to low-income families and single moms $10,000
The Manitoba Hindu Seniors Inc. Fourth year of Meet, Eat and Greet events $9,000
MFL Occupational Health & Safety Centre Inc. Workshops on workplace health and safety for new Canadians $11,000
Osteoporosis Canada / Osteoporose Canada Cooking classes on using nutrition to strengthen bones $25,000
Ready, Set, Swim! Foundation Inc. No cost swimming program for new Canadian children and youth $17,000
Recovery of Hope Inc. Sliding Fee Scale Program $40,000
The Salvation Army Golden West Centennial Lodge Resident rooms refurbishment $35,000
St. Mary’s Anglican Church Abundance Community Garden Expansion project $3,000
Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Association Inc. Sledge hockey equipment for Island Lake First Nation and Winnipeg $37,600

Literacy, Education and Employment

Organization Description Amount
Book Clubs for Inmates Inc./Circles De Livres Pour Detenues Inc. Book clubs at Stony Mountain Institution $5,000
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives / Centre Canadien Depolitiques Alternatives Research study on Manitoba’s living wage $22,158
Facing History and Ourselves Training for Winnipeg teachers $15,000
Frontier College Truth and Reconciliation summer camp collaboration with CEDA $25,000
Gonzaga Middle School of Winnipeg Inc. Summer leadership camp or greatest need $25,000
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund One year of Community Liaison position for Whole School Community project $50,000
Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba (MCC Manitoba) Sam’s Place youth engagement and skills development program $25,000
Winnipeg School Division – Children’s Heritage Fund One year of Walking School Bus program at Shaughnessy Park School $13,666

Multi-Year Community Grants – Programming

Three-year funding approved in September 2018.

Community Service
Organization Description Amount
Chai Immigrant Centre Friday night Chai men and women $30,000 $10,000/year
North End Community Renewal Tenant Landlord Cooperation Program $90,000 $30,000/year
North Point Douglas Women’s Centre Safety program $120,000 $40,000/year
Rotary Leader Circle Youth Leadership (RLC Youth Leadership) Youth Leadership Circle $60,000 $20,000/year
Organization Description Amount

Mosaic-Newcomer Family Resources Network

Parenting support programs $60,000 $20,000/year
Organization Description Amount
West Broadway Development Good Food Club – Across Communities Project $72,000 $24,000/year
Arts and Culture
Organization Description Amount
Manitoba Arts Network Winnipeg Concerts in Care program $22,500 $7,500/year
Theatre Projects Manitoba Programming support $45,000 $15,000/year
WNDX WNDX Festival of Moving Image $30,000 $10,000/year
Organization Description Amount
MacKinnon’s Y-Not? Anti-Poverty Program MaKinnon’s Y-Not? Anti-Poverty Program $45,000 $15,000/year
Winnipeg Optimal Health Early Years Sports Club Summer programing for children and youth with Autism $45,000 $15,000/year

Multi-Year Community Grants – Capacity Building

Three-year funding approved in September 2018.

Community Service
Organization Description Amount
Jewish Child and Family Service Administrative Assistant $120,000 $40,000/year
Snowflake Place for Children and Youth Community Engagement Coordinator $150,000 $50,000/year
The West Central Women’s Resource Centre Volunteer Coordinator and Administrative Coordinator $150,000 $50,000/year
Volunteer Manitoba Program Assistant $105,000 $35,000/year
Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Administrative Coordinator $150,000 $50,000/year
Organization Description Amount
CanU Canada Executive Director $150,000 $50,000/year
Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties Events, Communications and Outreach Coordinator $105,000 $35,000/year
SSCOPE Executive Director $90,000 $30,000/year
Organization Description Amount
Dream Factory Foundation Administrative Assistant $105,000 $35,000/year
Parinkson Canada Administrative Coordinator $80,775 $26,925/year
Arts and Culture
Organization Description Amount
Artbeat Studio Executive Assistant $150,000 $50,000/year
Rainbow Stage (1993) Assistant Executive Director $142,800 $47,600/year
Spark Arts and Disability Network Manitoba Executive Director $30,000 $10,000/year
Winnipeg Film Group Operations Manager $150,000 $50,000/year
Winnipeg Jewish Theatre Assistant Producer $96,000 $32,000/year
Winnipeg Music Festival Administrative Assistant $90,000 $30,000/year

Special Program Grants

Camp and Summer Program Grants

April 2019
Organization Amount
A Rocha Canada $3,000
AboutFace Craniofacial Family Society $5,000
Action Centre Day Nursery Inc. $1,000
Art City Inc. $8,000
The Arthritis Society-La Societe D’arthrite $8,000
B’Nai Brith Jewish Community Camp Inc. (BB Camp) $8,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Inc. $8,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Inc. $3,000
Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Inc. $8,000
Bright Future Daycare $4,000
Brooklands Day Care Centre Incorporated $5,000
Calvary Temple Winnipeg Inc. $8,000
Camp Massad of Manitoba $8,000
Camp Quality Canada $8,000
Can You Imagine Day Care Centre Inc. $5,000
Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Church of North America $2,000
CancerCare Manitoba Foundation Inc. $8,000
Canterbury Park Day Care Inc $1,000
CanU Canada $8,000
Carpathia Children’S Centre Inc. $2,000
Catholic School of Evangelisation, Inc $5,000
Central Corydon Community Centre Inc. $2,000
Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation Inc. $8,000
Circle of Hearts Family Support Network $8,000
Communities Together for Children and Families Incorporated $6,000
Crestview School Children’s Centre Inc. $1,000
Dawn and Dusk Before and After School Program $1,000
Day Nursery Centre Incorporated $8,000
Diabetes Canada $8,000
Earl Grey Childrens Centre Inc. $4,000
Emu School Age Centre Incorporated $1,000
Epiphany Children’s Centre Inc. $3,000
Evermore Gather Grow Lead Inc. $2,000
Family Dynamics Inc. $8,000
Fort Rouge Child Care Programs Board, Inc. $5,000
The Fort Whyte Foundation Inc. $8,000
Freight House Early Learning and Care Inc. $5,000
Frontier College $8,000
Garden Grove Child Care Program $6,000
Gas Station Arts Centre Inc. $5,000
Heritage Park Children’s Programs Inc. $7,000
Horizons Children’s Centre Inc. $2,000
Ikwe – Widdjiitiwin Inc. $7,000
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba Inc $8,000
Inkster Community Child Care Inc. $4,000
Inner City Youth Alive, Inc $8,000
Inspired by Wonder Inc $3,000
James Child Care Inc. $4,000
Kings Park Day Care Centre Inc. $7,000
Knowles Centre Inc. $8,000
Lake Nutimik Baptist Camp Inc. $5,000
Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba Inc. $8,000
Little People’s Place Inc. $4,000
Lubavitch Centre $5,000
Luther Village Inc. $5,000
Ma Mawi-Wi-Chi-Itata Centre Inc. $8,000
Manidoo Gi-Miinigonaan/R.B. Russell Infant Centre Inc. $8,000
Manitoba Camping Association Inc $20,000
Manitoba Islamic Association Inc. $8,000
Manitoba School Improvement Program – The Peaceful Village Inc $8,000
Manitoba Theatre for Young People Inc. $8,000
Mary Kardash Child Care Centre Inc. $4,000
Marymound Inc. $8,000
Movement Centre of Manitoba Inc. $8,000
Munroe Early Childhood Education Centre Inc. $6,000
Ness Baptist $2,000
On the Move Incorporated $4,000
Poplar Avenue Kids Care Inc. $5,000
Prairie Children’s Centres $3,000
Radisson School Before and After Program, Inc. $1,000
Rainbow Day Nursery $1,000
Rainbow Resource Centre Inc. $8,000
Rainbow Stage (1993) Inc. $5,000
Razor Back Blasts Inc $1,000
Rock Lake United Church Camp Inc. $5,000
Rossbrook House Inc. $8,000
S.P.L.A.S.H. Child Care Inc. $8,000
The Salvation Army Heritage Park Temple Corps $8,000
The Salvation Army Weston Community Church & Childcare Centre $7,000
The Seven Oaks School Division $8,000
The Seven Oaks School Division $5,000
Sierra Leone Refugee Resettlement, Inc. $8,000
Sistars Community Economic Development Co-Op Inc. $4,000
Spence Neighbourhood Association Inc. $8,000
St Matthews Kids Korner Inc. $4,500
St. Boniface Children’s Place d’enfants Inc. $5,500
St. Boniface Garderie De Bambins Incorporated $3,000
Stanley Knowles Children’s Centre, Inc. $3,000
Stars of Promise Inc. $4,000
Story Book Day Care Centre Inc. $1,000
Tyndall Park Playschool Cooperative Inc $1,000
The University of Winnipeg Foundation $6,000
Victor Play Centre, Inc $3,000
Victoria Albert Day Care Inc. $6,000
Voyageur in School Program Inc. $1,000
Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Inc. $8,000
West Broadway Youth Outreach Inc. $8,000
Westgrove Children’s Centre Incorporated $3,000
Westview Community Daycare Inc $1,000
Windsor Park Children’s Care Centre Inc. $4,000
Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Association Inc. $8,000
Winnipeg Inner City Missions of the Presbyterian Church in Canada Inc. $8,000
Wolseley Family Place Inc. $5,500
Y M H A Jewish Community Centre of Winnipeg Inc $8,000
YM-YWCA of Winnipeg (The Young Men’s and Young Women’s Christian Association of Winnipeg Inc.) $10,000
Youth for Christ (Winnipeg) Incorporated $8,000

Literacy for Life Grants

October 2019
Organization Location Description Amount
Aurora Family Therapy Centre Inc. Winnipeg 3 Stars & a Wish $4,000
Winnipeg School Division Winnipeg Dufferin Parent-Child Family Centre $2,047
Flin Flon Aboriginal Friendship Centre, Inc. Flin Flon Indigenous Family Literacy Project $4,000
Ma Mawi-Wi-Chi-Itata Centre Inc. Winnipeg Connecting to Indigenous Stories $4,000
Nor’West Co-Op Community Health Centre, Inc. Winnipeg Inkster Parent Child Coalition’s Playcation Kits and Literacy activities $4,000
The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Inc. Winnipeg READ – Residents for Reading $4,000

Major Capital Grants

Approved in November 2019.

Organization Description Amount
Ace Art Inc. Relocation to new space in the Exchange District $150,000
Kildonan Presbyterian Church Cemetery Trust Fund Rehabilitate exterior walls of the historic church, a Manitoba heritage site $100,000
Main Street Project Inc. Redevelopment of the vacant Mitchell Fabrics Building on Main Street into a low barrier shelter $500,000
St. Boniface Hospital Foundation Inc. Renovation of the McEwan Building, which houses adult Mental Health Program $100,000
The Bruce Oake Memorial Foundation Inc. Bruce Oake Recovery Centre, which will offer treatment and long-term recovery for men $500,000
West Broadway Youth Outreach Inc.  Renovations to expand and accommodate more children and youth in their drop-in programs $133,000
Winnipeg Harvest for renovations to create a dedicated space for its education programs. $100,000
YM-YWCA of Winnipeg New tripping depot, hub of all camp wilderness trips, for Camp Stephens $100,000

Walking Together Grants

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

August 2020
Organization Description Amount
Inner City Youth Alive, Inc Film project exploring barriers and how to build bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth $8,200
Pembina Trails School Division Workshops and activities to engage non-Indigenous students with Indigenous ways and to support Indigenous students reconnecting with their culture $9,100
St. James Collegiate Indigenous cultural activities for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students to build community among their diverse population of students $5,000
The Seven Oaks School Division 3rd annual Indigenous Youth Gathering, Rise Up for Climate Action, 2-day gathering for over 300 Indigenous students from five high schools $10,350
Gordon Bell High School Indigenous Student Leadership Collective, a student mentorship group, “Wall of Indigenous Heroes” display and Orange Shirt Day activities $10,000
Total $42,650

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