Minnedosa & District Foundation Inc.

P.O. Box 1980
Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0

Registered Charitable Number: 119041788 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southwest


The Minnedosa and District Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life for our citizens by promoting charitable, educational, and cultural endeavors; to encourage and inspire donors in charitable giving for the benefit of the community and to leave a legacy for the future.


  • Bruce McNabb, Chairperson
  • Pat Skatch, Vice Chairperson
  • Wilma Jones, Secretary
  • Jean Garbolinsky, Treasurer
  • Gaylene Johnson
  • Grant Spraggs
  • Harvey Wedgewood

Foundation Funds

Minnedosa & District Smart and Caring Community Fund Unencumbered funds
Verna Averill Estate Fund Unencumbered funds
Verna Averill Scholarship Fund $2,000 Annual MCI Scholarship
Shawn Cooper Memorial Scholarship Fund
Minnedosa District Museum and Heritage Village Corp. Fund
Dr. A S Khandelwal Family Fund

Recent Grants


Canadian Diabetes Camp $1,000
Minnedosa Regional Archives $1,000
Minnedosa Band Parents Assoc $1,000
Minnedosa Beach Enhancement Committee $7,500
Minnedosa Collegiate – Encounters in Canada $1,150
Minnedosa Community Child Care $1,500
Minnedosa Communities in Bloom $1,000
Minnedosa Fun Fest Street Market $2,000
Minnedosa Minor Baseball $6,000
Minnedosa Museum & Heritage Village $3,000
Minnedosa Service to Seniors $1,350
Minnedosa Horticultural Society $500
Minnedosa Performing Arts $1,000
Minnedosa Regional Library $500
Minnedosa Youth Soccer $4,000
Rockin The Fields $5,000
Rolling River Festival of the Arts $500
South Mountain Refugee Committee $1,000
Tanners Crossing School $1,000
Victoria’s Quilts Canada $1,000
Minnedosa Regional Event Centre $8,000
Minnedosa Primary Care Centre $35,000

Grant Deadlines

October 1

Foundation Highlights