Due to the new Covid-19 restrictions in place, please call our office to make an appointment.  The Brandon Area Community Foundation (BACF) will require visitors to wear a face mask before entering the BACF office.  These restrictions will be in until further notice.


Brandon Area Community Foundation is now accepting

applications for project grants.

BACF supports a wide range of projects in the areas of

Community Service, Arts, Culture and Heritage,

Education, Environment, Health, and Recreation.

Grant funding is available to CRA registered organizations only

operating in Brandon and the Westman area.

Deadline for applications is 4:00 p.m. September 30th, 2020


The Brandon Area Community Foundation was established by an Act of Incorporation in 1965 and is currently a member of the Community Foundations of Canada, the national network for community foundations in Canada. The Foundation invests the contributions it receives in a perpetual endowment fund and uses the income earned to make grants to a wide range of charitable groups–grants that benefit our local communities in Southwestern Manitoba.

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Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF)

Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF)

Brandon Area Community Foundation (BACF), we are proud to have partnered with and with the Community Foundations of Canada and the Government of Canada to deliver the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF).

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The Brandon Area Community Foundation has partnered with the United Way Brandon & District to support the much-needed community efforts to raise funds in support of local organizations struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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100 Women Who Care

With the restrictions in place due to COVID-19, 100 Women Who Care will not be able to meet in 2020.

100 Women Who Care is a group of women who share a common desire to give back and inspire local philanthropy in their community. Funds raised will go to support the Women’s Endowment Fund held at Brandon Area Community Foundation and supports CRA Charitable Organizations in our Westman Area. 100 Women Who Care recently awarded Adult Teen Challenge $2,200.00! This generous donation will help this wonderful program to continue doing wonderful work for our community. Congratulations!