Northern Neighbours Foundation

PO Box 802
Flin Flon, MB   R8A 1T3
ph: 204-687-5715 :: email

www.northernneighbours.com

Registered Charitable Number: 89107 6341 RR0001

Manitoba Region: North

Mission

The Northern Neighbours Foundation will accumulate charitable gifts providing citizens with a means of permanently endowing our region and helping shape its future. Northern Neighbours will allocate the earnings with vision and care to encourage and support charitable projects.

Description

Northern Neighbours provides the citizens of Cranberry Portage, Denare Beach, Flin Flon, Sherridon and Snow Lake with the opportunity to invest in the future of their community and region forever. The income generated from the capital is distributed as grants to registered charities in the region. The Northern Neighbours Foundation was established in 1994 to support the organizations that are improving the quality of life in the region.

Board

Jane Robillard
Dave Kendall
Cheryl Hordal
Tom Stevens
Mary Wright
Betty Rudd
Sheila Dubreuil

Staff

Betty Kendall

Grant Deadlines

March 15, 2016

Recent Grants

2015 Grant Recipients

The Northern Neighbours Foundation impacting our communities through Grants

In 2015 The Foundation approved a total of $29,590 in Smart & Caring Community Grants, $49,000 in Moffat Family Fund Grants, $ 6,953 from the Joe Brain Fund and $800 YIP grants, for a total of $86,343 in grant money going into our communities supporting 18 projects. The approved grants included

SMART & CARING COMMUNITY FUND
ORGANIZATION PROJECT AMOUNT
Creighton Community Daycare Help with new flooring $ 5,000
FF Citizens on Patrol COPPS Mobile phones for volunteers $ 1,340
Royal Canadian Legion Flin Flon Branch 73 Kitchen renovation $ 4,300
Town of Creighton Creighton Community Centre commercial stove $13,950
Frontier Collegiate Institute Equipment for their new weight room $ 5,000
MOFFAT FAMILY FUND
Association for Community Living Rolling clothing racks $ 2,757
Norman Community Services Washer and dryer for their group home $ 2,695
Army Cadets Storage trailer for transporting camp gear $ 3,500
Flin Flon School Division-Guitar group Purchase guitars $ 1,200
FF Aboriginal Friendship Centre Inc Head Start program/hostel dressers $10,050
City of Flin Flon-Aqua Jets Purchased new lane ropes $ 3,146
Flin Flon Public Library Renovation and furniture for the new Story time Room $ 4,343
Lords Bounty Food Banks Purchase kitchen appliances/equipment $ 4,000
Simonhouse Bible Camp New safety gear for rock climbing $ 3,910
Women’s Resource Centre Purchase furniture and games for the new family common room $ 5,750
Northern Tykes Daycare –Snow Lake Equipment /furniture for the Daycare $ 7,649
YOUTH IN PHILANTHROPY GRANTS
Army Cadets Storage trailer shelving $ 800
JOE BRAIN FUND
City of Flin Flon- Centoba Park New fence for Centoba 4 $ 6,953

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