Rooted in Community

Make an IMPACT today

 

Rooted in Community

Make an IMPACT today

 $566,566.00 was granted in 2018 by the Brandon Area Community Foundation to a variety of community projects and organizations in Brandon and Southwestern Manitoba. Click here to view our grants.

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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100 Women Who Care Brandon and Area

100 Women Who Care Brandon and Area

What if YOU could be part of a group of women that raises $5,000 for charities in your community… in 1 hour? We do this 4 times a year! This group is open to all women – the more women who get involved, the greater our impact will be!

You as one of the 100 Women Who Care, can again help Make a Difference.
We are still welcoming new members. Our goal is to have 100 women registered, a $5,000 donation to be award at each meeting = $10,000 impact to non-profit organizations in our community.

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The Gord and Diane Peters Family Fund

The Gord and Diane Peters Family Fund

The Brandon Area Community Foundation (BACF) have received a second gift of $1 million of personal shares in Cando Rail Services from Gord and Diane Peters for granting throughout Westman. Photo: Bev Cumming, Chair and Gord and Diane Peters.

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Sandra, Harvey Secter & Family  Our History.  Our Story.

Sandra, Harvey Secter & Family Our History.  Our Story.

Mr. Harvey Secter is the son of Gwendolyn and Joseph Secter who were one of the five Brandon Area Community Foundations founding members. In honour of their silver anniversary, Gwen and Joe made a gift of $25,000 to establish the Brandon Area Community Foundation. This gift not only marked their anniversary in a memorable way, but also honoured the community where they had begun their marriage, their family and their business.

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100 Women Who Care

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 Funds for Furry Friends $2700.00! This generous donation will help this wonderful program to continue doing wonderful work for our community. Congratulations!

Funds for Furry Friends

Funds For Furry Friends is a registered charity with a mission to save the lives of homeless/unwanted cats and dogs in the Westman and surrounding area through our programs. We believe every pet, whether young or old, social or shy, in good health or poor deserves a good life. Every animal we bring into our program is provided with the medical care, support and love necessary to thrive. With this generous donation from the 100 Women Who Care program, we will easily be able to continue doing what we love to do, give every pet a chance at a great life.