Investing in Today to Strengthen Tomorrow

Join us in our mission to serve the communities of southwestern Manitoba.

Investing in projects and causes youth value most

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Tim Horton's Smile Cookie campaign

Results are in BRANDON!

2023 Smile Cookie Week Sales


Tim Hortons Westman Smile Cookie Success!


Serving the communities of southwestern Manitoba

Piggy bank with a coin being placed in the top


at Dec. 31, 2021

Contribution box


5-Year Period: 2017 to 2021

A hand above drops a heart-shaped coin into a hand outstretched below


5-Year Period: 2017 to 2021

Hands uplifted, holding a heart; a roof covers both


under our direction

Community Updates

2022 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.

BACF 2022 Annual Report

BACF 2022 Annual Report

We are excited to share in this year’s annual report, 2022 was another significant year that took our granting totals to new heights. Here are some of the inspiring ways BACF is making a difference.  

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Irv Powers Memorial Baseball Scholarship

Irv Powers Memorial Baseball Scholarship

Irv Powers was passionate about the game of baseball.  A speedy outfielder, he played minor ball in Nesbitt, Junior in Souris and senior ball with the Brandon Cloverleafs. The Powers Family have created a baseball scholarship.

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