2021 Community Grants

Our Community Grants Program provides financial support to charities in Brandon and Westman.   BACF’s Community Grants support a wide range of projects in the areas of Community Service, Arts, Culture, Heritage, Education, Environment, Health, Recreation, and Technology. Grant funding is available for registered non-profit organizations operating in Brandon and Westman Area.

2021 Awarded Grants

Below is a list of the charities that were successful in their funding requests.

Associated Manitoba Arts Festivals

AMAF 2022 Provincial Music & Arts Festival
Bdn/District Chapter Learning Disabilities of Manitoba
Brandon Adult Tutoring Program for Learning Disabled Adults

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Westman
Signage Update

Brandon RiverbankCanoe/Kayak Launch at the Brandon Riverbank$25,000
Brandon Seniors for Seniors Co-op Inc.
Technology Access Program for Seniors (TAPS)
Brandon Seniors for Seniors Co-op Inc.
Technology Access Program for Seniors (TAPS)
Brandon Seniors for Seniors Co-op Inc.
Modernizing Our Organization (MOO)
BU Centre for Aboriginal & Rural Education Studies (BU CARES)

From the Classroom to the Community: Connecting Researchers with People Who Live It
Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba, Inc.
2022-23 School Meal & Snack Program Grants in the Westman Area
Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba
Indigenous Community Healing Space


Habitat Manitoba
Electrical Requirements for Brandon Chapter build - one side of a side-by-side.
International Music Camp

Building Levelling & Stabilzation Project: Final Phase
John Howard Society of BrandonTo help support the new House build$25,000
Keystone Agricultural and Recreation Centre Inc.
Security Camera Replacement & Expansion

Mood Disorders of MB (Bdn.& Westman Region)

Maintenance and Expansion of Mood Disorders Association Westman Programs
Prison Fellowship Canada

Angel Tree Christmas Project

R.M. of Glenboro South Cypress/Glenboro Gaiety Theatre
Theatre Lobby Upgrade
R.M. of Pipestone/Albert Recreation Commission

New Multi Use Facility

Rivers Baseball Association
Diamond Expansion Project

Rivers Game & Fish Organization Inc.
Education Centre, Generator

Ronald McDonald House$12,000
Rural Municipality of Prairie Lakes
Ninette Public Boat Launch Restoration
Souris River Recreation Commission
Wawanesa Arena Ice Plant Replacement

Terry Fox Memorial Park (sub committee RM of Prairie Lakes)

Terry Fox Park Playground Equipment Phase 2
United Way Brandon & District
Renovate Store Room into working office, replace aging office chairs
Valley Life Recreation
Squirrel Hills Trail Park (Family Loop/Green Trail)
Victoria's Quilts Canada
Quilts for Manitoba Cancer Patients
Virden Skate Park. Build a 6,500 square foot concrete skate park$25,000
Westman Aphasia Inc.
Promotional Videos for Website and Teaching/Educational Purposes
Westman Trail Association Equipment for trail maintenance to be used for the Brandon Hills$10,000
YMCA of Brandon
Dood Cristall YMCA Expansion

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