Lac du Bonnet & District Charitable Foundation Inc.

Box 744
Lac du Bonnet, MB R0E 1A0

Registered Charitable Number: 823854559 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southeast


The Lac du Bonnet & District Charitable Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Town and RM of Lac du Bonnet and the adjacent area of the RM of Alexander through the creation and management of funds gifted in perpetuity and the distribution of earnings generated from these invested funds for local charitable purposes.


The Lac du Bonnet and District Charitable Foundation was formed in 2008 and has received donations from various groups and individuals since establishment. As of July 2017 the funds the endowment is $500,000.


  • Gerry Arbez, President
  • Mauri Rutherford, Chairman
  • Richard Campbell, Secretary
  • Laverne Wojciechowski, Treasurer
  • John Barnard, Past President
  • Paul MacIntosh
  • Rolly Simard
  • Mitch Walker
  • Gus Wruck

Foundation Funds

General Endowment Fund To be used for general funding in the community.
Lac du Bonnet Wildlife Association Fund Fund is to be used for wildlife and conservation projects.
Administration Fund To be used for administration expenses by the Foundation
Health and Senior Services Fund Fund recognizes the needs of a significant seniors population in the community. Part of the funding was received from an existing similar fund.
Winnipeg River Educational Bursary Fund
The Chuck Reynolds Education Fund

Recent Grants

2017 Grants

Lac du Bonnet Community Centre Renovation of storage area $8,000
Lac du Bonnet Wildlife Purchase of a storage container $3,500
Arena Board Purchase a floor scrubber $6,000
Survivors Hope Train people to counsel victims of sexual violence $750
Lac du Bonnet Minor Baseball Help restart youth baseball $3,500
Chuck Reynolds Memorial Scholarship Ethan Gow $1,000
Winnipeg River Education Bursary Emily Massingham $1,000

Grant Deadlines

March 31 and September 30