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

Discover our Youth in Philanthropy Program.
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.

Youth in Philanthropy Program

Youth in Philanthropy Program

On Tuesday, May 9th, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., Neelin High School will be hosting the Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) Grants Celebration!
As part of our Youth in Philanthropy Program each year we grant our four local high schools $2,500 to reallocate toward charities or community projects!

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