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GRANTS

 

Manitoba Build 150 Grants
MANITOBA BUILD 150 GRANTDESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
Keystone Agricultural & Recreational Centre Inc.To convert the greenspace area surrounding the stage in the treed area near 13th St on the Keystone Centre grounds, in the 100-year-Patmore-Forrest,
Phase 1: installation of a 53x140 concrete slab (to house a three season clear-top tent for events) as well as installation of an additional 30x30 concrete slab with a permanent, open pavilion roof structure.
$40,000
Westman Dreams for KidsWestman Dreams for Kids Accessibility playground to provide fun for all children.$60,000
Emergency Community Support Grants
EMERGENCY COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND GRANTDESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
Big Brothers & Sisters of Brandon AssociationPurchase Ipads to provide families without the means of virtual communication to stay connected to their mentors.$4,200
Bear Clan of BrandonTo provide care kits and snacks to community members that have lost access to support due to COVID-19.

$9,000
Brandon Public LibraryTo help seniors to stay connected, the purchase of 10 large screen tablets for the seniors lending library.$4,800
CNIB of BrandonTo fund virtual programming to clients in Brandon and southwestern Manitoba..

$7,500
Helping Hands of Brandon
The purchase a new commercial walk-in cooler. $14,800
Keystone Agricultural & Recreational CentrePurchase of sanitization equipment for public event spaces.$8,860
Prairie Oasis Senior CentreTo purchase commercial food preparation equipment for the” Meals on Wheels” program and Ipads to help seniors communicate with family during isolation.

$10,420
Samaritan House Ministries.To purchase a new commercial walk-in cooler and construction of new rooms/beds for the Safe & Warm Shelter. $35,580
Seniors for SeniorsTo fund the "Dinner is Served" program to seniors that are isolated due to COVID-19 and to purchase new kitchen appliances at the senior centre for the dinner program. To fund senior’s mental health programming.$28,300
The Women's Resource CentreTo fund programming to meet the increased needs of women and children in Brandon and southwestern Manitoba and to improve sanitation to existing office kitchen.


$31,600
YMCA of BrandonAs per Covid-19 regulations, to provide extra lifeguards to monitor physical distancing within the offered programs and pools.$4,060
2020 Awarded Grants

In 2020, Brandon Area Community Foundation granted over 1 million to Brandon and southwestern Manitoba community projects!

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

COMMUNITY GRANT
DESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
Eckhardt-Gramatte Competition Inc.
Support the 44th National Music competition.
$2,000
Pediatric Oncology Family Centre of MB
To build a new Ronald McDonald house in Wpg.
$12,000
Provincial Exhibition of MB
Repaint the exterior of the Display Building ll.
$5,000
Brandon Museum Inc.
To exhibit "The Sound of History: Bands & Musicians from Western MB's Past" .
$6,000
ACC Foundation
To purchase of pediatric mannequins.
$20,000
Westman Aphasia Inc.
To update the Westman Aphasia website.
$1,000
Onanole & District Recreation Centre
New flooring in the community centre.
$28,000
Western MB Regional Library
Purchase of 2 laptops to be used for remote working and teaching.

$890
Samaritan House
Phase 4 - expansion of the Safe & Warm Shelter.
$32,720
Victoria's Quilts Canada - MB Brandon
To provide handmade quilts to people living with cancer.$2,000
One At A Time Rescue
To purchase a pet curadle.
$2,000
RM of Glenboro South Cypress/Glenboro Rink Committee
To purchase a Zamboni for the Glenboro rink.
$10,000
YMCA of Brandon
Buy new appliances for the new child care centre in the Maryland Park School.

$17,500
Rivers & Area Game & Fish Assoc.New concrete at the boat launch.
$1,600
Killarney Turtle Mountain Arts Council
Provide "Youth Art Series" programing.
$2,000
Strathclair & District Theatre Committee Inc.
Upgrade of sound system to the Theatre,addition of an Assisted Listening Capability system to help the hearing impaired.
$2,500
West Souris River Conservation District
MB Burrowing Owl Recovery program.
$5,000
Town of Minnedosa Lake Improvement Committee
Purchase of a weed harvester trailer.
$10,500
Wasagaming Community Arts Inc.
New flooring in the arts building.


$4,200
Brandon Riverbank Inc.
A canoe/kayak launch at the Riverbank.$25,000
Habitat for Humanity MB Bdn.Chapter
Construction of new home in Brandon. $11,850
TYPE OF GRANTAMOUNT
DESIGNATED GRANTS$83,880
DONOR ADVISED GRANTS $526,296
YOUTH IN PHILANTHROPY (YIP)$10,000

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