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The Winkler Community Foundation takes a broad view of what makes a community and of what it takes for a community to succeed. Our community grants support projects under that broad canopy including shelter, sustenance and care for those most in need, to recreation, the arts, and the environment for the benefit of all.

Overview of competitive grants

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Smart & Caring Community Fund

Our community fund supports:

  • Arts, Culture & Recreation
  • Family & Community Services
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Education
  • Heritage
  • Leadership
  • Application Deadline: April 15
  • Disbursement Date: June
  • Frequency: Annual

2014 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games Sport Legacy Fund

Our sport legacy fund supports:

  • Opportunites for promotion and enhancement of sport leadership and/or sport development
  • Organizations for the benefit of sport
  • Projects aligned with True Sport principles
  • Application Deadline: April 15
  • Disbursement Date: June
  • Frequency: Annual

Gordon Wiebe Education Fund

Our scholarship funds support local students (up to age 30) in pursuing or completing their first program of post-secondary education:

  • Garden Valley School Division Awards ($2,000 non-renewable)
  • Ongoing Education Support Scholarship ($2,000 renewable up to two years)
  • Make It A Reality Scholarship ($5,000 per year up to four years)
  • Application Deadline: February 28
  • Disbursement Date: August
  • Frequency: Annual

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Updated December 12, 2017