Rivers and Area Community Foundation

Box 714
Rivers, MB R0K 1X0

Registered Charitable Number: 83634 9829 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southwest

Mission

To preserve and advance the quality of life in the community by developing a permanent endowment fund and making responsible grants for the good of our community.

Description

The Foundation was formed as a direct result of a bequeath from a local area farming couple, Bernard and Iola Goekoop. Our charitable status was effective as of June 12th, 2009. As of August 29, 2011, our assets now total over $439,000.

We are comprised of 12 directors, equally distributed by age, gender, area in which you reside and background for the community.

Board

  • Donna Morken – President
  • Ian Dyer – Vice President
  • Michelle McFadden – Secretary
  • Craig Allison – Treasurer
  • Harry Airey – Director
  • Brian Carlisle – Director
  • Peter Mellings – Director
  • Al Morken – Director
  • Wayne Wareham – Director
  • Donna Falkevitch – Director
  • Diane Marriott – Director
  • Stacey Stott – Director

Recent Grants

2015 Grants

Rivers Comets – Baseball Diamond $1,500
Riverdale Day Care – Equipment & materials $2,000
Rivers Elementary School Playground – Caboose $849.56
Rivers Curling Club – Coat rack and new bumpers $1,175
Prairie Crocus Library – Rejuvenation $1,000
Clack Museum – Restoration $1,000
Rivers Collegiate (Wetland Centre of Excellence) $1,000
Razzamatazz Dance Club (Costumes) $2,000
$10,524.56

Grant Deadlines

September 30

Foundation Highlights

Grant Distribution 2015
2015 Grant cheques ready to be distributed at the Rivers and Area Community Foundation's 2015 grant event.
2015 Grant cheques ready to be distributed at the Rivers and Area Community Foundation's 2015 grant event.