Morris Area Foundation Inc

Box 282
Morris, MB R0G 1K0

Registered Charitable Number: 880296413RR0001
Manitoba Region: South Central

Mission

The Morris Area Foundation partners with donors to build permanent endowment funding from which projects of the entire Rural Municipality and Town of Morris are supported.

Description

The foundation supports projects related to community enhancement such as family well being, development of children, youth and senior programs, education, recreation and culture and health. A contribution to the Foundation lasts forever, while the interest earned from the contribution is invested back into the community.

Board

  • Del Stevenson – President
  • Curtis Evenson – Vice President
  • Midge Anderson – Secretary-Treasurer
  • Bruce Gregory – Director
  • Egon Grossman – Director
  • Shelly Stupnisky – Director
  • Lionel Wiens – Director
  • Bruce Third – Town of Morris Representative
  • Ralph Groening – R.M. of Morris Representative

Foundation Funds

Morris Area Community Endowment Fund This is a community endowment fund that partners with donors and grants to qualified organization in the RM of Morris and the Town of Morris.

Recent Grants

2016 Grants

Morris Splash Park Community Splash Park
– Canada 150 matching donation of $2,500
$5,000
Valley Agricultural Society Indigenous display at the Manitoba Stampede grounds
– Canada 150 matching donation of $2,500
$5,000
Valley Regional Library Entrance Accessablility $1,600
Busy Nest Day Care Upgrades at Kids on the Corner location $1,500
Rosenort School Digital Sign $1,000
Morris Hospital Palliative Care Upgrade the palliative care room $1,500
Morris & District Centennial Museum History of Alexander Morris and son, Edmund Morris, founder of town of Morris $400

Grant Deadlines

First Friday of every October.

Foundation Highlights

2016 Grants