The North Norfolk Foundation’s mission is to preserve and advance the quality of life in the community.
The North Norfolk Foundation grants financial assistance to projects that will enhance the quality of life for the people in the Municipality of North Norfolk.
- Karen Guth
- Arlene Jarema
- Ron Sawatzky
- Elliot Sims
- Laurie Stewart
- Ryan Turner
- Kim Young
|MacGregor Cemetery Fund||Income paid to MacGregor Cemetery for their expenses.|
|School Cairn Fund||Income is paid to assist with the ongoing expenses incurred for the school cairns in the RM of North Norfolk.|
|Gothic Temple Lodge Bursary||Most improved student in grade 12 at MCI who is continuing his/her education.|
|Derek Bomak Memorial Award||For a student who demonstrates sportmanship and leadership, in good academic standing and involved in extra curricular sports at MCI.|
|John & Jean McRae Memorial Fund||Income to Katrime Cemetery.|
|MCI Sports for All Fund||Income to be paid to those students requiring financial assistance to help pay for sports activities at the MacGregor Collegiate Institute.|
|Arts Stabilization Manitoba Fund – Manitoba Agricultural Museum||To assist with the costs incurred by the Museum and to continue the mandate of ASM to continue to achieve stability and sustainability.|
|Kim Hofer Fund||Funds to be used to assist with the cost of school supplies for those students in the Pine Creek School Division who are in financial need.|
|Hometown Award||Awarded to a graduating student from MacGregor Collegiate going into a science related field. It pays $1,000 per year for 4 years of post-secondary.|
|Alf & Allision Graham Memorial Bursary||For a well-rounded MCI student with excellent academic performance and significant school and community involvement who is pursuing post-secondary education.|
|Haley Stewart Memorial Award||For a female MCI student with good academics, significant extracurricular involvement, attending a post-secondary institution.|
|First Timothy Award||For a graduating MCI student attending a Bible College or University; has worked to their potential academically; actively participated in volunteer activities (youth group, camp ministry, etc.) good school citizenship.|
|Gordon Purkess Memorial Award||For a MCI graduate who plans to pursue a career in the trades or training in agriculture or agronomy or a career in transportation; good work ethic; has worked to their potential; good school citizenship.|
|MacGregor Emergency Services Award||For a MCI graduating student pursuing post-secondary studies in EMS, Fire ( 1st priority), Nursing, Policing, Social Work/Counselling; allowed to defer up to 27 months after graduating.|
|Vivian McGregor Award (formerly the North Norfolk-MacGregor Foundation Community Education)||For a graduating MCI student with outstanding community service (school service not included).|
|Rumanick Memorial Award||For a graduating MCI student having high academic performance which includes two English credit courses and who is pursing post-secondary studies.|
|Wilfred Alton Memorial Award||For a MCI student with high academic average who is pursing university or community college in a technical field.|
|Austin Cemetery Fund||For perpetual maintenance at the Austin Cemetery.|
|MacGregor Collegiate Institute||Exercise equipment||$4,000|
|Sprucedale Industries||Flooring and Bathrooms||$5,000|
|MacGregor Collegiate Institute||Park benches||$500|
|Centennial Park||Park equipment||$10,000|
|Victoria Place Assisted Living||$10,000|
|MacGregor-Austin Seniors Support||Office equipment||$1,500|
|Bittersweet Ski Trail||Gator tracks||$2,000|
|Valley View Bible Camp||Zip line equipment and helmets||$2,000|
|MacGregor Fire Department||New utility vehicle||$7,500|
On going – accepted at anytime
Celebrating 20 years
The North Norfolk-MacGregor Foundation is celebrating 20 years of giving in the municipality of North Norfolk in 2017. As of June:
- Municipality of North Norfolk declared June Foundation month in the municipality.
- North Norfolk-MacGregor Foundation, at its Annual Celebration June 14, launched a new name, North Norfolk Foundation Inc. and new logo.
- Three grants were given in co-operation with Canada 150, a total of $23,000, from June 2016 to June 2017
- $10,000 to Centennial Park in MacGregor for special playground equipment
- $10,000 to Manitoba Agricultural Museum for a 150 display in the Centennial building
- $3,000 to Austin Elementary School for a natural playground feature
- North Norfolk-MacGregor Foundation Community Education Award (scholarship at MacGregor Collegiate) name was changed to the Vivian McGregor Fund in honour of a great community minded and educational leader, founding foundation board member and chair for many years. Vivian passed away late last year.
- Plans are under way for a celebration in October featuring a local challenge for matching donations.
Ron Sawatzky presents Cathy Christoffersen, Manitoba Agricultural Museum Board member, with $10,000 from the Foundation and Canada 150 ($5,000 from each); one of three Canada 150 grants given through the North Norfolk Foundation in the last year.