2023 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.

Below are the charities that were successful in their funding requests.


Brandon Centennial Auditorium
Front of House Speaker Replacement - Phase 2.
Brandon Museum Inc.
The Sound of History: Bands & Musicians of Western MB's Past.
Brandon Riverbank Inc.Winter Trail Network.$25,000
Brandon's Food for ThoughtFeeding School Kids Program.$20,000
Children's Hospital Foundation of ManitobaGiving Premature Babies A Fighting Chance with Baby Leo Hybrid Incubators.$25,000
Eckhardt-Gramatté Eckhardt-Gramatté 2023 Vocal Music Competition.$3,500
International Music Camp2023-24 IMC Campus Sustainability Upgrades$13,000
Keystone Agricultural and Recreation Centre Inc.UCT Washroom Upgrade$25,000
RM of Oakland WawanesaBall Diamonds Improvement project-dugouts, red shale & pitching mounds.$25,000
RM Pipestone/Pipestone Albert RecreationReston Rec Plex Canteen & viewing area upgrades.$29,000
Rural Municipality of YellowheadShoal Lake Aeration Project  .$25,000
Score Store Inc.Leda Lake Eco Park Trails Project $30,000
Souris River Watershed DistrictConserving the endangered burrowing owl. through education, outreach and habitat improvement in southwestern Manitoba.$10,000
STARS FoundationHuman Patient Simulator Project $21,000
The Rolling River School DivisionForrest Elementary upgrade basketball standards & asphalt at playground.$10,000
Turtle Mountain Bible CampCamp Waterfront Upgrades.$15,000
Western Manitoba Science FairWestern Manitoba Science Fair 2024.$5,000
YWCA BrandonNew Start Program Year 2.$10,000