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RBC Future Launch Community Challenge

Bold youth-led initiatives address local needs as Winkler Community Foundation joins national community challenge The Winkler Community Foundation is joining the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, making up to $15,000 available to youth-led projects that address diverse and urgent local priorities. The RBC Future Launch Community Challenge will enable youth to apply for funding to support their bold ideas to address urgent community priorities. It is an opportunity for young people to lead, learn new skills, gain experience, and build relationships in their local communities — all things that will help them prepare for the future of work. Later this year, The Winkler Community Foundation will also bring youth and community members together for ‘Vital Conversations,’ community dialogue focused on creating a better future together. The #RBCFLChallenge is looking for young people between the ages of 15-29 who have bold ideas for how to help your community as well as organizations interested in partnering with youth and supporting their leadership, growth, and skills development. Up to $15,000 is available to youth-led initiatives that address urgent local priorities. Find out how you can apply by contacting the Winkler Community Foundation. #RBCFLChallenge This Community Challenge goes far beyond Winkler, participating community foundations […]

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2019 Grant Recipients

The Winkler Community Foundation impacting our community through Grants The Winkler Community Foundation is excited to present our 2019 Grants. This year 13 organizations will be receiving grants totalling $93,640.00. These grants are available thanks to the community and designated funds, agency funds as well as donor advised funds held at the Winkler Community Foundation. We want to thank each organization that applied for funds. Over $146,000 in grant requests were received. We want to say thank you for the work they do in our community. Each organization impacts the community in ways that help make Winkler what we are. So Thank-You! Each year the Winkler Community Foundation receives grant requests well beyond what we can grant out. There are so many great organizations in our community doing amazing things. We want to encourage all the organizations that applied to continue doing the work they do for our community; making Winkler and area a better place to live, work and play in. The Winkler Community Foundation currently has a 5 year goal to reach $550,000 in the Community Fund by 2020 so there is more money to give back to these great projects. The Community Endowment fund is the general […]

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