Recent Grants

Community Grants

One-Time Community Grants – June 2023

For details about the One-Time Community Grants approved in January 2024, click on the Cause areas below or download Recent One-Time Community Grants (June 2023) [PDF].

Arts, Culture and Heritage

Organization Description Amount
Winnipeg Studio Theatre Inc. Career development opportunities for female-identifying artists 15,000.00
Winnipeg Jewish Theatre Inc Holocaust education-focused production 15,000.00
Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra Inc. Priority programming costs 10,000.00
Winnipeg International Writers’ Festival Inc Feasibility study for the Manitoba Book Awards 10,000.00
Winnipeg Film Group 50th anniversary events and activities 10,000.00
Vision Quest Conferences Inc. 2024 Vision Quest Conference 15,000.00
Virtuosi Concerts MB Inc. 2024 season 10,000.00
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Inc. Telling New Stories performances 40,000.00
West End Cultural Centre Inc. Bridge funding 20,000.00
Manitoba Museum Planetarium fundraising campaign development 25,000.00
Storefront Manitoba Inc. 2024 Winnipeg Design Festival 7,500.00
PLATFORM Centre Education & Outreach Coordinator position 15,000.00
Mentoring Artists For Women’s Art Inc 40 for 40 anniversary activities 10,000.00
Manitoba Underground Opera Inc. 2024 season: Unwritten2024 and The Child and the Spells 15,000.00
Manitoba Printmakers Association Inc. Speaker Series volume 2 15,000.00
Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library Inc. A Celebration of Body and Mind – Crafting Wellness 10,000.00
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Inc. Strategic planning costs 15,000.00
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Inc. Cultural hub feasibility study and needs assessment, in collaboration with Virtuosi Concerts 6,000.00
Manitoba Association of Playwrights Inc. Fundraising/donation/sponsorship strategy 7,500.00
Manito Ahbee Festival Inc. Sacred Hoop Youth mentorship program 40,000.00
Camerata Nova Inc. Transformation performances 15,000.00
Chai Folk Arts Counc Costumes for 60th anniversary concert 10,000.00
Canada’s National History Society Student access and teacher training 15,000.00
Artspace Inc. Needs assessment and accessibility audit 14,000.00
Artbeat Studio Inc. Priority staffing costs 40,000.00
Art City Inc. Curious City: Listening & Action art programming 35,000.00
Agassiz Music, Inc. Production of Sounding Thunder, the Song of Francis Pegahmagabow 15,000.00
Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Inc. Architecture + Design Film Festival 2024 5,000.00
Village Conservatory Inc. Inhibition Exhibition: A Festival of New Works 2024 7,500.00
Rosamunde Summer Music Academy Inc. Rosamunde Summer Music Academy & Festival 2024 3,000.00
Oleg And Friends Inc. Virtuoso Duo: Oleg Pokhanovski and Daniel Tselyakov 3,000.00
Dry Cold Production Inc. Merrily We Roll Along 2024 production 5,000.00
Manitoba Band Association Inc. 2024 Family of Festivals 20,000.00
Storyline FX/Freeze Frame (Storyline FX Incorporated) Strategic planning costs 6,425.00
Associated Manitoba Arts Festivals Inc. 2024 Provincial Music and Arts Festival 10,000.00

Children, Youth and Families

Organization Description Amount
St. Thomas Anglican Church Kreative Food Security and After School Project 7,500.00
Tabernacle of New Covenant Inc. Accessibility renovations to community church 20,000.00
Shalom Residences Inc. Restoration of supported living agency community home 11,625.00
New Directions For Children, Youth, Adults And Families Inc. Enhanced training for all levels of leadership and staff 30,000.00
Neil Squire Society Game accessibility 20,000.00
Motor Vehicle Industry of Manitoba Inc. Computer hardware and software purchases 26,900.00
Mfl Occupational Health & Safety Centre Inc. Feasibility study on mental health supports for vulnerable workers 18,000.00
Manitoba Possible Services Inc. Care Possible Year Two 35,000.00
Life’s Journey Inc. Ceremonial Octagon structure 20,000.00
Italian Canadian League Of Manitoba Inc. Rooftop heating unit replacement 30,000.00
Innovative Life Options Inc. Community Connector system navigation project 20,000.00
Inclusion Winnipeg Inc. Tell Your Story, Make a Difference communication training program 20,000.00
House Of Hesed (Manitoba) Inc. Short-term financial support 20,000.00
Holy Family Nursing Purchase of bath towels for residents 24,800.00
Clubhouse Of Winnipeg Inc. Pre-employment training program for Clubhouse members 30,000.00
Arcane Horizon Inc. Home repairs and upgrades 20,000.00
Winnipeg Habitat For Humanity Inc. Purchase of a galvanized trailer 27,419.00
Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League of Canada Providing English Classes 5,000.00
Siloam Mission Inc. Siloam Mission and Main Street Project Frontline Training 100,000.00
Siloam Mission Inc. Amiko-giba’igan Project 100,000.00
S.H.A.D.E. (Safe Housing And Directed Empowerment) Inc. Case Support Worker 25,000.00
Project Neecheewam Inc. Cultural Care Provider 100,000.00
Prendergast Centre Association Inc. Parking lot renovation 10,000.00
Marymound Inc. Purchase and installation of new computers, WIFI network and cloud system 50,000.00
Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters, Inc. Capacity Building of MASW’s Member Leaders 35,000.00
Knox United Church Installation of air conditioner 39,237.00
Islamic Social Services Association Youth Mental Health Project 50,000.00
Ikayuqtiit Inc. Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Conference Project 15,000.00
Healthy Muslim Families Inc. Refugee Claimant Project (Year 2) 100,000.00
Faith Gardens Inc. Spiritual Care Provider 5,000.00
Emmanuel Mission Children, youth and family project 5,000.00
Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation Hiring staff to activate the community plan 25,000.00
Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute Inc. / L’institut De Femmes Canadiennes M Healthy Relationship Project (Year 2) 50,000.00
Bear Clan Patrol Inc. Community Security and Well-being 15,000.00
Augustine Centre Short term operating 20,000.00
1JustCity Purchasing kitchen equipment and supplies 40,000.00
Reconciliation Thunder Inc. 2024 94 in 94 campaign 15,000.00
Future Hope Inc. Area of greatest need 35,000.00
Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre Inc. Mental health digital resources 15,000.00
Circles For Reconciliation Inc. Highest priority digital or staffing needs 60,000.00
Charleswood Senior Centre Inc. AV equipment to promote accessibility 25,000.00
Candace House Inc. Healing Haven program 35,500.00
Canadian CED Network/Réseau canadien de DÉC Expanding training, convening, and advocacy opportunities 50,000.00
Winnipeg Indigenous Friendship Centre Inc. Short-term operating costs 40,000.00
Social Planning Council Empowering Community, Bridge Building events 40,000.00
Manitoba Islamic Association Inc. Priority renovations to enhance community programming space 40,000.00
Société de la francophonie manitobaine Inc. Ami, reviens performance 2024 5,000.00
Le P’tit Bonheur Inc. Wheelchair accessible swing 50,000.00
Huron Child Care Upgraded plumbing 20,000.00
Horizons Children’s Centre Inc. Flooring Replacement Project 16,150.00
Epiphany Children’s Centre Inc. HVAC replacement 18,000.00
Holistic Ongoing Opportunities Development – Facilitation and Management Se One-on-one mentorship and peer groups 30,000.00
Teen Stop Jeunesse Inc. Nutrition security project 50,000.00
Spence Neighbourhood Association Inc Young Parents Employment Program 70,000.00
South Winnipeg Family Information Centre Inc. Babysitting training and program material updates 30,000.00
Ronald McDonald House (Pediatric Oncology Family Centre Of Manitoba Inc.) RMHC Manitoba Transportation Service 29,200.00
Rainbow Resource Centre, Inc. StandOUT! GSA Conference 15,000.00
Rahma Community and youth Centre Inc. Bright Beginning Mentorship 30,000.00
Positive Discipline in Everyday Life Inc. Training for Francophone facilitators of parent programs 20,000.00
Mosaic-Newcomer Family Resources Network Incorporated Parent groups 50,000.00
MacKinnon’s Y-Not? Anti-Poverty Program Inc. Karate instructor and participant gis 10,000.00
Green Kids Inc Shifting Gears – Bike and Circuses 2024 7,000.00
Canadian Centre for Commit to Kids and Kids in the Know resource development and pilot 30,000.00
Broadway Neighbourhood Centre Inc. Media Revitalization Project, Phase 2 31,000.00
Aulneau Renewal Centre Parent Coach extension 50,000.00
Altered Minds Inc. Indigenous Orientation Tool Kit for Youth 48,000.00
Acorn Family Place (previously Wolseley Family Place Inc.) Enhancing drop-in safety and support 50,000.00

Environment and Animal Welfare

Organization Description Amount
Save Our Seine River Environment Inc. Greenway restoration and outreach activities 35,000.00
Manitoba Wildlife Federation Inc. Upgrading classroom equipment 5,000.00
Makeway Charitable Society Short-term operating support for Climate Change Connection 50,000.00
Green Action Centre Sustainability skill-building for newcomer communities 35,000.00

Health, Wellness and Recreation

Organization Description Amount
Convalescent Home Of Winnipeg Purchasing and implementing a “Tovaertafel” 17,595.00
Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Inc. Renovations to the Children’s Hospital Emergency Department 75,000.00
St. Boniface Hospital Foundation Inc. Therapeutic garden for mental health 20,000.00
Spinal Cord Injury Manitoba Inc. Fundraising, communications and human capital management strategy 15,000.00
Special Olympics Manitoba Inc. Sport and wellness programs for underserved community members 20,000.00
Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service Foundation Human patient simulator 30,000.00
Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre Return of the Buffalo program 40,000.00
Regenesis Centre for Recovery Inc. Executive assistant position 20,000.00
Park Manor Care Inc. Upgrades to outdoor visitation park 20,000.00
Nine Circles Community Health Centre Inc Developing a healthy workplace framework 40,000.00
Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba Inc. Marketing and administrative assistant position 20,000.00
Manitoba Harm Reduction Network Inc. Harm reduction training 52,000.00
Jubilee Mennonite Church Jubilee Mennonite Church capital repairs 25,000.00
Gwen Secter Creative Living Centre Inc. Better access to affordable groceries program 17,000.00
Good Neighbours Active Living Centre Inc. Computers, software and server 20,000.00
Deer Lodge Foundation for Geriatrics Inc. Outdoor courtyard revitalization 30,000.00
Bladder Cancer Canada Expansion to Manitoba of Prairie Bladder Cancer Support Group 5,000.00
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba Inc. The Minds in Motion after hours pilot project 30,000.00
Visions of Independence Inc Transforming Training for Manitoba’s Disability Support Workforce 40,000.00
Two Ten Recovery Inc. Facility upgrade 25,000.00
A & O: Support Services for Older Adults Short term operation and location planning 60,000.00
Urban Stable (The Horse Connection Inc.) Field Trip pilot project 34,188.00
Dream Factory Foundation Inc. Upgrades to new location 25,000.00
Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, Incorporated Priority equipment costs 5,000.00
Open Access Resource Centre Inc. Communication devices 28,924.00
Kidthink Children’s Mental Health Centre Inc. Skills groups and fully funded client care 50,000.00
Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation Inc. Adapted Equipment Loan Program 20,000.00
Camp Massad Of Manitoba Daycamp cabin 25,000.00

Literacy, Education and Employment

Organization Description Amount
Mary Jane’s Cooking School, Inc. Foods for Better Health Project 10,000.00
TREC Charitable Foundation Green Collar Careers program delivery in Winnipeg 6,140.00
Seven Oaks School Division Indigenous Cultural Education Program 20,000.00
Manitoba School Improvement Program – The Peaceful Village Inc Peaceful Village programming 50,000.00
Taking Charge! Structural program review 62,500.00
St. James-Assiniboia School Division Aquatic Inclusive program development 40,000.00
Returning To Spirit – Residential School Reconciliation Inc. Seeds of Reconciliation workshop delivery 20,000.00
Pathways to Education Canada Winnipeg programming 25,000.00
Osborne Village Resource Centre Space upgrades 25,000.00
Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties Inc. Human Rights Certificate Program pilot collaboration with BBB Foundation 25,000.00
Louis Riel Institute Illustrated Metis History book series 20,000.00
Let’s Talk Science/Parlons Science (LTS) Programming and volunteer recruitment 15,000.00
Edge Skills Centre Inc. Computer lab equipment 41,485.00
Community Unemployed Help Centre Inc. Self-advocacy pilot and operational process updates 20,000.00
Winnipeg School Division Children of the Earth High School food program 25,000.00
Salvation Army William And Catherine Booth University College/ CollèGe Univ Shelter U pilot program 61,600.00
Bookmates Inc. Summer Learning: Family Literacy Fun 25,300.00
Winnipeg School Division River Elm Community School Playground Project 20,000.00
Louis Riel School Division Trust Fund Accessible Community Backyard Project at Lavallee School 60,000.00
Winnipeg School Division Playground Communication Boards at Meadows West School, River Elm School, and Wolseley School 17,874.00
Winnipeg School Division Wiggle, Giggle, and Munch at Tyndall Park School 3,000.00
Jane Goodall Institute For Wildlife Research, Education And Conservation / Roots & Shoots: Youth in Action 2024 20,000.00

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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