Great grants from the 1990s

Photo: Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, 1996. The Foundation celebrated its 75th birthday at the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden in Assiniboine Park, which it had supported through grants. This sculpture is of bush pilot and entrepreneur Tom Lamb. Source: Winnipeg Foundation files.

$15,000 is granted to the YM-YWCA on behalf of a group of youth-serving organizations coming together for the SKY (Street Kids and Youth) project to provide street outreach and a drop-in resource centre for youth downtown.


Community Foundations of Canada’s inaugural conference received a grant of $5,000.


$50,000 is granted for the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden at Assiniboine Park.


Association for Community Living Winnipeg received a grant of $21,000 for the Open Access Project, now Open Access Resource Centre.


$24,000 is granted to St. Boniface Museum for building rehabilitation.


Manitoba Museum received $125,000 for Alloway Hall exhibition space.


$10,000 is granted to Sierra Club of Canada for its Zero Discharge Ozone action plan.


A $50,000 grant helped the Italian Canadian League of Manitoba to build the Italian Canadian Centre (Caboto Centre).


$5,000 is granted to each of the Canadian Red Cross and Salvation Army towards local flood relief efforts after the “Flood of the Century”.


$600,000 is granted to Assiniboine Park Conservancy to create the Pavilion Gallery Museum.


Fort Whyte received nearly $300,000 for inner-city programming and the Alloway Reception Centre.


Aboriginal Centre of Winnipeg Heritage Corporation received $20,000 to renovate and restore the CP Rail Station to house the Aboriginal Centre (now known as Neeginan Centre).

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