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Grant Deadline – April 15

March 24, 2021

The Winkler Community Foundation is now accepting 2020 GRANT APPLICATIONS. Applications for grants promoting and supporting community initiatives in and around Winkler is April 15, 2021. Grants will be announced and funds disbursed in June.

Community Grants This grant program supports: Arts, Culture & Recreation, Family & Community Services, Health, Environment, Education, Heritage, and Leadership.

2014 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games Sport Legacy Grants This grant program provides opportunities for promotion and enhancement of sport leadership and/or sport development within the City of Winkler and RM of Stanley. Full details of the purpose of the fund is available at  Grants : Winkler Community Foundation

Darlene Gale Peters – Health related Grants This grant program supports health education programs and health related projects/programs/initiatives in our community and surrounding area.



The grant application is available on the Winkler Community Foundation website. There is one application form for all grant programs.

Follow the link to learn more about our grant programs and to access the online grant application.

Apply for a Grant : Winkler Community Foundation

* Please note * Grant reports need to be submitted from previous grants prior to applying for another grant.

Feel free to contact the Winkler Community Foundation office if you have questions.


WES YIP give back

Winkler Elementary School ran Youth in Philanthropy as an Exploratory program during the 2020-21 school year. They had a group of grade 8 students participate. As a part of the program, the students ran a Valentine’s Day themed fundraiser by selling boxes of smarties. They felt the smarties could share some “joy” during a COVID Valentine’s. The girls designed to and from tags for the students to send the smarties to friends aor siblings in the school. The money raised during the YIP exploratory program was matched by the Winkler Community Foundation. Thanks to the student’s efforts and the Foundation’s match, a grant of $669 was awarded to Gateway Resources. This grant has been designated for Gateway’s Life Skills Program to add tactile and sensory box resources. “We decided to raise money for the Gateway Life Skills Program because we believe everyone should have an equal opportunity to contribute to the community and do what they love!” – Karli, BYNN and Bria grade 8 YIP students from WES.   The Winkler Community Foundation loves seeing students engage in philanthropic activities. We were happy to see WES find a creative way to still teach young students about philanthropy and positively impact […]


2021 Giving Challenge

November 15-21 All donations will be stretched.

Scholarship Renewals

Deadline: January 31, 2022. All current Make It A Reality scholarship recipients and Ongoing Education Support scholarship recipients must submit scholarship renewal form to qualify.

Community Grants

Application Deadline: April 15, 2022

Scholarship Applications

Deadline: Feb 28, 2022.