The 24 Hour Giving Challenge is an opportunity to talk to people in our community about the Winkler Community Foundation and its impact in our community. The challenge is an opportunity to grow the general COMMUNITY ENDOWMENT FUND – impacting the community forever. The community fund supports local charities through annual grants. Charities apply for grants annually. These grants allow them to put more energy into the work they do and hopefully spend less time fundraising. The giving challenge is initiated by the Winnipeg Foundation to support all community foundations. They also provide access to online donations through Endow Manitoba website at no charge and prepare all receipting for gifts made during the giving challenge. They are a huge support to the community foundations in Manitoba. These stretching contributions inspired the Winkler Community Foundation. If we can get $2 for every $5 why not see if we can stretch donations even further and triple the match. Stretching contributions: Only gifts to our (UNRESTRICTED) COMMUNITY FUND will be stretched. For every $5 given to WCF, The Winnipeg Foundation and the Manitoba government will stretch the gift with an additional $1 each (maximum $2,000 per foundation). For every $5 given, the […]Read More
The RBC Future Launch Community Challenge will consider funding requests from youth-led projects that respond to an urgent local need in a participating community.