Great grants from the 1960s


Grants are issued to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and Manitoba Theatre Centre, marking the first year The Foundation issues grants in support of the arts.


A grant to the Home Welfare Association establishes Meals on Wheels.


The Foundation grants $15,000 to United Way Winnipeg, which is in its first year of operation.


$12,731 is granted to the Community Welfare Planning Council to undertake a social service audit reviewing the state of publicly and privately financed community agencies.


$200,000 is granted to Manitoba Centennial Corporation to help fund new buildings in celebration of Canada’s centennial in 1967 and Manitoba’s centennial in 1970.


The Foundation grants $5,000 to Manitoba Métis Federation, which is a new organization.

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